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soundON Festival 2023

7:30 PM, ongoing daily from January 5, 2023 until January 7, 2023.
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
$12-$30 for single night tickets
Festival passes: $30-$85

January 5-7, 2023
7:30 p.m. each night

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
1008 Wall St., La Jolla, CA

San Diego New Music presents the 2023 edition of the annual soundON Festival
featuring ensemble-in-residence NOISE and guest artists

Christopher Adler, piano
Lisa Cella, flute
Franklin Cox, cello
Morris Palter, percussion
Robert Zelickman, clarinet and conductor
and special guest artists

Adam Borecki, guitar and composer
Myra Hinrichs, violin
Eric Starr, trombone
Grace Talaski, clarinet
Mark Menzies, violin (via remote link)

San Diego New Music and the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library present the 2023 soundON Festival, exploring cutting-edge contemporary music from around the world, including rising international voices Yu Kuwabara (Japan), Adrián Demoč (Slovakia), Alyssa Aska (Austria), and D. Edward Davis (USA). Entitled "Spolia", this year's festival explores the traces of the past recast into unique new expressions, just as ancient artifacts are reincorporated into newer architecture to become spolia. Inspired by Katherine Balch's Musica Spolia, this theme threads through works including Yu Kuwabara's Five Images-In nomine and Adam Greene's Memos, and works incorporating recorded sound fragments like D. Edward Davis's broad call and Kay He's On the Rime of the Fading Forest.

We are proud to prominently feature Southern California and Arizona-based composers, including some former residents and recent arrivals, among them Christopher Adler, Katherine Balch, Adam Borecki, Franklin Cox, Adam Greene, Kay He, Texu Kim, and Philippe Manoury.

To see the concert program and repertoire, go here.

Related links:
San Diego New Music website
San Diego New Music on Facebook
San Diego New Music on Instagram

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

1008 Wall St.
La Jolla, California 92037

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Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.