Please join us for a very special concert in collaboration with Salastina Music Society, American Composer Forum and Kensington Presents. The first part of the program features Salastina performing Derrick Spiva Jr.’s gorgeous and profound American Mirror followed by a discussion with the composer and Katherine In-Young Lee, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at UCLA. The second part of the evening features Bridge to Everywhere performing Derrick’s The Body Overcome in addition to works by Reena Esmail and Juan Pablo Contreras.
MILES MEMORIAL PLAYHOUSE
Fireside at the Miles
FRIDAY, JAN 26, 8:00 PM – Santa Monica
Bridge to Everywhere performs “American Mirror,” a cross-cultural program of contemporary music that reflects our nation’s diversity. Featuring works by Derrick Spiva Jr., Rabih Abou-Khalil, John Bergamo and Poovalur Srinivasan, the concert explores connections found across diverse musical traditions. This performance is part of a season of cozy performances in front of an open fire in Santa Monica’s historic Miles Memorial Playhouse.
Sounds Genius: American Mirror
SATURDAY, OCT 7, 8:00 PM – Pasadena
SUNDAY, OCT 8, 3:00 PM – Santa Monica
Salastina premieres American Mirror by Derrick Spiva Jr., a remarkable new work that reflects on the coming together of cultures in societies consisting of many generations of immigrants.
Eagle Rock Music Festival
SATURDAY, OCT 7, 4:30 PM
The 18th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival (ERMF) is produced by Center for the Arts Eagle Rock in partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar and CD14. This “By Locals, For Locals” community festival celebrates the diverse talent and imagination of the musicians, artists, community members and local businesses of Northeast Los Angeles.
Steve Reich at 80
SUNDAY, JUN 11, 3:00 PM
Philip Graulty (guitar, tape) and Marc Nimoy (guitar, laptop) pay tribute to genre-defying composer Steve Reich, highlighting a body of work that spans five decades.
House of Many Windows
SATURDAY, MAY 27, 8:00 PM
Miroslav Tadić (guitar) and Yvette Holzwarth (violin) perform music from Macedonia, Romania, Greece, Hungary, and Spain seen through new and unexpected windows.
Music without Borders
FRI, JAN 20, 7:30 PM
Our debut concert! Bridge to Everywhere premieres five works by Derrick Spiva Jr. — all inspired by traditional music from Ghana, India, Mexico, Eastern Europe and beyond.
Workshop at UCLA
THU, JAN 18, 8:00 PM
Derrick Spiva Jr. (composer, conductor) and James Waterman (percussion) lead a workshop on on rhythmic cycles in Hindustani classical music and West African music.
Open Rehearsal at Inner-City Arts
FRI, DEC 3, 6:00 PM
Join Bridge to Everywhere for an open rehearsal at Inner-City Arts. Hear five new works in progress and meet the twenty-plus musicians who make up our staff and ensemble.