Scott Worthington

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DIES IRAE – Ojai Music Festival

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  • Date: June 9, 2018
  • Time: 9pm
  • Location: Ojai, CA
  • Venue: Libbey Bowl

9:00-10:30pm | Libbey Bowl
DIES IRAE (West Coast Premiere)
Staged concert conceptualized by Patricia Kopatchinskaja
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin| Anthony Romaniuk, piano and harpsichord | JACK Quartet | Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Tito Munoz, conductor | Maria Urpsprung | Stage Director

Includes music by HEINRICH IGNAZ BIBER, GEORGE CRUMB, MICHAEL HERSCH, ANTONIO LOTTI, JORGE SÁNCHEZ-CHIONG, GIACINTO SCELSI, AND GALINA USTVOLSKAJA

Global warming, refugee crises, wars over scarce resources: a world out of balance. This staged event features selections ranging from Gregorian chant and 17th-century battle music by Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber to powerful recent works, including the deeply disturbing Dies Irae by the Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya. The West Coast premiere of a major commentary on the state of our planet.