"A moment later, the storm broke. Gusts buffeting the exterior created an apocalyptic bass rumble; lashes of rain sounded like a hundred snare drums. The voices bobbed on the welter of noise, sometimes disappearing into it and sometimes riding above. As Adashi’s music subsided, the storm subsided in turn. In my experience, music has never seemed closer to nature.
“[Triptych] accomplishes what art does best, which is to serve as a pointer toward further thought. There’s a calm, almost effortless virtuosity[…]”
Thanks, @sfchronicle_datebook, for the lovely review 🙏
Stanford! We’re comin for ya next! Come hang with us tomorrow night, Oct. 3, @stanfordlive
Toothlings! We’re on the road! Here’s where to find us, through the end of the year. If we’re swinging through your neck of the woods, come say hey! 💛💛💛🙌
“Singers are in a unique position in the musical world. If you thrash a guitar, you can get another one. Your voice is your voice. Forever. But these eight classically trained singers seem self-selected for boldness. And while there is savvy, there is not a debilitating abundance of caution.”
Singing straight down the razor’s edge – we like to live a little dangerously here. Thanks for the write-up, @sfclassicalvoice!
Come explore some “high-contact vocal worlds” with us! We’ll be @cal_performances in Berkeley, Sept. 28, with “vocal frontiersman”(!) Brad Wells at the reins.
Westward ho! 🐎
📸: AA Baranova
Rehearsing with our new friends @sfcontemporarymusicplayers @splinter_reeds on a #michaelgordon premiere, conducted by the tremendously talented @ericjdudley The show is tonight at @fortmasoncenter 8:00! Also seen is a delicious beer from @mikkellerbeer (bonus points from our buddy @brycedessner ), a very vocal seagull, and 6 Teeth waiting on a very tardy Uber driver. Fun times in San Fran!
Sept 14 in San Francisco! Collaboration with @sfcontemporarymusicplayers and @splinter_reeds for a new piece by Michael Gordon. And our very own homeboy @ericjdudley will be conducting and music directing!!! Please come out and see us!
Working on #alittlebitallthetime by @americancomposersforum finalist @mingjiamusic is like pulling childhood memories out of a treasure chest.
Jamming some new @marykouyoumdjian sounds. She’s another @americancomposersforum finalist. Such beautiful work from these gorgeous people.
Workin hard on an amazing new work with @americancomposersforum finalist @shindiggitydog at @massmoca awwwwww yeah!