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JOAN JONAS — THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD

THEY COME TO US WITHOUT A WORD—Joan Jonas’ 2015 Venice Biennale installation—will be on view in California for the first time. The work incorporates performance, video art, sculpture, and drawing, and will be in San Francisco through mid-March. In conjunction with the exhibition, Jonas will present two live performances of MOVING OFF THE LAND, “a mesmerizing tribute […]

I FALL, I FLOW, I MELT — L.A. DANCE PROJECT

I FALL, I FLOW, I MELT—a new evening-length dance work from Benjamin Millepied investigating “techniques of counterpoint, fugue, and canon within his choreography”—will be performed by L.A. Dance Project at their downtown Los Angeles headquarters, reconfigured for an in-the-round experience.Twelve dancers from the ensemble—Doug Baum, Anthony Lee Bryant, Aaron Carr, David Adrian Freeland Jr., Mario […]

LUDWIG GÖRANSSON

This week in Beverly Hills, Ludwig Göransson—composer for all of Ryan Coogler’s films, and producer of Haim and Childish Gambino—will perform live and join Elvis Mitchell for a conversation about film music and production.   AN EVENING WITH LUDWIG GÖRANSSON Tuesday, January 15, at 7:30 pm. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 9390 Santa […]

CAROLINE SHAW — ANDREW NORMAN — NADIA SIROTA

“When I wrote Partita for 8 Voices, it was like if you had the little box of eight crayons for a long time, and then you suddenly have the box with 64, with the little pencil sharpener in the back, you kind of go all out. “I like writing for string quartet because it’s not […]

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO AND THIRD COAST PERCUSSION

The Windy City is in the house this week at The Wallis with the collaborative performance of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and the music ensemble Third Coast Percussion, here for a three-night engagement in Beverly Hills. The West Coast premiere of Emma Portner’s FOR ALL ITS FURY will open the show, prefaced by the composition “Perfectly Voiceless.” […]

PHILIP GLASS — LODGER PREMIERE

The world premiere of Philip Glass’ 12th symphony—an interpretation of David Bowie and Brian Eno’s music for LODGER—will be conducted this week in Los Angeles by John Adams in a program that includes Gabriella Smith’s Tumblebird Contrails and Adams’ Grand Pianola Music. Angelique Kidjo will sing during the LODGER section, and program performers include sopranos Zanaida Robles and Holly Sedillos, […]

CALEB TEICHER AND CONRAD TAO — MORE FOREVER

MORE FOREVER—a new dance collaboration between Caleb Teicher and composer Conrad Tao—will be performed three times next week in New York.   MORE FORVER— CALEB TEICHER & CO. WITH CONRAD TAO Sunday, January 6, at 3 pm and 7:30 pm. Monday, January 7, at 7:30 pm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 88th Street), […]