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Inuksuit Previewed in New Yorker

  • 27th August 2016

This innovative little outdoor festival, on Governors Island, closes its season with its most ambitious concert: some sixty percussionists will gather to play John Luther Adams’s powerful environmental-themed piece. The performers include members of Iktus Percussion and Mantra Percussion, among many others. View the article

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Inuksuit Previewed on NY1

  • 27th August 2016

The Rite of Summer Music Festival continues Saturday afternoon on Governors Island. More 70 percussionists will perform the Inuksuit by John Luther Adams. Admission is free. View the article

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Inuksuit Previewed in Time Out New York

  • 27th August 2016

This ambitious percussion piece by vanguard composer John Luther Adams plays off the unique environments its staged in. In this case, that’s the Hills at Governors Island and its picturesque harbor view, where a 60-plus crew, including Deerhoof’s Greg Saunier, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Brian Chase and members of TIGUE, Iktus Percussion and Loop 2.4.3, take on the meditative, swelling work as part of the Rite of Summer Music Festival.

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Kara Sainz and Peter Dugan Previewed in ZEAL nyc

  • 22nd July 2016

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its sixth annual season with a recital by mezzo-soprano Kara Sainz and pianist Peter Dugan performing two free concerts on Saturday, July 23 at 1:00pm and 3:00pm at Colonels’ Row on Governors Island.

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