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AFTER EVERYTHING IS A NEW MUSIC COLLECTIVE THAT CONNECTS MUSIC WITH THE WORLDS OF ART, POLITICS, AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

 

AN INVITATION

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THE PLACE WHERE YOU GO TO LISTEN

SEPTEMBER 11. 2016

1 PM • SUNDAY


PREVIEW PERFORMANCE
PRESIDIO OFFICER'S CLUB

SEPTEMBER 9. 2016

6 PM • FRIDAY
ADAMS • ANTONSEN
CMIEL • RAUTAVAARA

In the film Rivers and Tides, a film about the life and work of Andy Goldsworthy, the artist lies on the pavement just before a rainstorm. The rain pours down, leaving him and the ground soaked and wet. He stands up, then snaps a photo of the dry pavement outline of his body, a snow angel made from rain. 

Using water as a medium? Brilliant. The patience required to lie there, stock still? Fascinating. The work of art when complete? Beautiful and impermanent; a quiet lesson about human impact on the world. The revelation? This was an invitation into Goldsworthy’s artistic process; a work of art that could be created by anyone.  

Andy Goldsworthy draws attention to the relationship between Man and Nature in all of his works. Using natural materials, most of the works feel as if they could almost have occurred naturally, when in fact, the pieces are quite labor intensive to produce. Many require the use of cranes and chainsaws during assembly. Yet they appear so authentic and natural, belonging fully to the environment in which they have been placed; not our current human model of relating to Nature.

Art in all its many forms may not offer solutions, but its power, strength, and beauty can provoke reflection, sensitivity, and understanding. Each of the compositions presented in this concert speaks to that relationship between Man and Nature, between humanity and the environments it inhabits. 

The Place Where You Go To Listen is a concert taking place in San Francisco's Presidio. Each of the Andy Goldsworthy sculptures has a piece specifically chosen to illuminate the work that will be performed on Sunday each hour, on the hour, with the work.  The timing of the event is such that, if you choose, you can walk between the installations.


THE PLACe WHERE YOU GO TO LISTEN

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1 pm 

SPIRE

The Wind in High Places John Luther Adams

Del Sol String Quartet

2 pm

WOOD LINE

Resting in the Green      Anna Clyne

Formerly Known
As Classical

3 pm

TREE FALL

Towards the Sea Toru Takemitsu

Tod Brody

David Tanenbaum

 

4 pm

EARTH WALL

Instruments of Straw
Preben Antonsen

Terra Memoria
Kaija Saariaho

Into the Heart of Light
Einojuhani Rautavaara

The Giant is There
Matthew Cmiel

After Everything Orchestra
Matthew Cmiel Conductor



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THE PEOPLE

THE COLLECTIVE

MATTHEW CMIEL Director and Founder

PREBEN ANTONSEN Co-Director

EUGENE THERIAULT Production Manager

THEO HABER Co-Director, Formerly Known as Classical

NICK MAIN Co-Director, Formerly Known as Classical

JULIE GLANTZ Design, Promotion, Publicity

KELSEY WALSH Founder

THE SUPPORTERS

John Adams and Deborah O'Grady

The Presidio Land Trust

San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music

Colleen Ivie, Executive Director, FoSOTA

 

SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMERS

DEL SOL STRING QUARTET

FORMERLY KNOWN AS CLASSICAL

TOD BRODY

DAVID TANENBAUM