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Sep
7
Sat
SILENCE: Ritual @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm

On Sept. 7, Descanso welcomes SILENCE, a new concert series presenting music and performance unconstrained by genre, at specific sites within the Gardens. At SILENCE: Ritual, Zola Jesus, Low Leaf, and Miya Folick perform their own music, Saul Williams speaks, and artists Archie Carey, Jonah Levy, Odeya Nini, and Brian Walsh perform the spatial masterpiece Patangis Buwaya by Jonas Baes.

Tickets are $30 for Descanso Gardens members and $37 for non-members. Get your tickets here:


ABOUT SILENCE

Created by artistic directors Christopher Rountree, the conductor/composer who founded Wild Up, and Anna Bulbrook, the indie-rock musician and founder of GirlschoolSILENCE presents artists at the intersection of experimental popular music and classical new music. SILENCE explores three themes – Ritual (Sept. 7)Light (Sept. 21), and Listening (Sept. 28) – bringing unbounded sounds to the special outdoor space at Descanso Gardens.


ARTISTS

Archie Carey | Miya Folick | Jodie Landau | Low Leaf | Jonah Levy | Zola Jesus | Odeya Nini | Brian WalshSaul Williams | Jonas Baes, composer


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sep
21
Sat
SILENCE: Light @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

Discover SILENCE, a new concert series presenting music and performance unconstrained by genre, at specific sites within Descanso’s “living collection” of horticulture. On Sept. 21, we explore the theme Light with artist Suzanne Ciani. Mia Barcia-Colombo, Yuri Inoo, Cristina Montes Mateo, Vicki Ray, and Diana Wade perform Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s In the Light of Air.

Tickets are $30 for Descanso Gardens members and $37 for non-members. Get your tickets here:


ABOUT SILENCE

Created by artistic directors Christopher Rountree, the conductor/composer who founded Wild Up, and Anna Bulbrook, the indie-rock musician and founder of GirlschoolSILENCE presents artists at the intersection of experimental popular music and classical new music. SILENCE explores three themes – Ritual (Sept. 7)Light (Sept. 21), and Listening (Sept. 28) – bringing unbounded sounds to the special outdoor space at Descanso Gardens.


ARTISTS

Suzanne Ciani | Mia Barcia-Colombo | Yuri Inoo | Cristina Montes Mateo | Vicki Ray | Diana Wade | Anna Thorvaldsdottir, composer


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

Sep
28
Sat
SILENCE: Listening @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm

SILENCE, a new concert series unconstrained by genre within the Gardens, concludes on Sept. 28 with an exploration of the theme: Listening. L’Rain and Julia Holter perform their own works; Lisa E. Harris performs her pieces alongside the participatory deep listening pieces of Pauline Oliveros; and Gloria Cheng performs selected John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes for prepared piano. 

Tickets are $30 for Descanso Gardens members and $37 for non-members. Get your tickets here:


ABOUT SILENCE

Created by artistic directors Christopher Rountree, the conductor/composer who founded Wild Up, and Anna Bulbrook, the indie-rock musician and founder of GirlschoolSILENCE presents artists at the intersection of experimental popular music and classical new music. SILENCE explores three themes – Listening (Sept. 7)Light (Sept. 21), and Ritual (Sept. 28) – bringing unbounded sounds to the special outdoor space at Descanso Gardens.


ARTISTS

Gloria Cheng | Lisa E. Harris | Julia Holter | L’Rain | John Cage, composer | Pauline Oliveros, composer


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDIA SPONSOR

Apr
6
Mon
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
7
Tue
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
8
Wed
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
9
Thu
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
10
Fri
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
11
Sat
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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Apr
12
Sun
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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