Mission: To seek and share inspiration

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Adams' The Dharma at Big Sur

October 5-6, 2018

Program and Description

JOHN ADAMS: The Chairman Dances
COPLAND:  Billy the Kid Suite
BARBER: Essay No. 1
JOHN ADAMS: The Dharma at Big Sur

Anchoring this stunning, all- American program is John Adams’ The Dharma at Big Sur, a lyrical and innovative work featuring an electric violin that, in the composer’s words, “swoops down like a seagull moving in a windstorm.” Video artist Adam Larsen choreographs atmospheric visuals to bring Adams’ West Coast adventure to life.

This concert is part of Series 1.

Get inside the minds of composers and to the heart of the music with Classical Conversations, one hour before Friday, Saturday and Sunday Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra subscription concerts.

Concert Duration: Approx. 1 hour, 40 minutes with intermission.



Fri. October 5, 2018 | 11:00 AM

On Sale 7.30.18

Sat. October 6, 2018 | 8:00 PM

On Sale 7.30.18

Subscribers get early access and priority seating


Venue: Music Hall

1241 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202

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