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WE ARE ON A MISSION:
WE ARE CALLED TO THE CULTIVATION OF THE EARTH.

Canticles of the Holy Wind
John Luther Adams
American premiere

Sunday, September 15, 2013 @ 4pm
The Icebox at Crane Arts

1400 North American Street
Philadelphia, PA

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A major work from the composer The New Yorker calls "one of the most original thinkers of the new century," Canticles of the Holy Wind is a multi-movement, concert-length work of breadth and depth.  Co-commissioned by The Crossing and the Latvian choir Kamer, the work was acoustically designed for a space like Crane's Icebox, “an ideal tabula rasa for such ambitious collaborations” (Philadelphia Inquirer). The work expands The Crossing's body of projects that attempt bridges between nature and ourselves.  In John Luther Adams' words, “My life’s work began with birds…”

Ample free parking near Crane Arts: 84 spots in front of the building and easy street parking on Jefferson, American, Master and Cadwallader Streets.

Crane Arts is less than 10 miles away from Chestnut Hill, and it's located near the new hot arts hub of Northern Liberties and Fishtown.

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