Become Ocean

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Concert Details

John Luther Adams’s Become Ocean has won a Pulitzer Prize and mesmerized audiences. “Like the sea at dawn, it presents a gorgeous surface, yet its heaving motion conveys overwhelming force…tonally centered, almost to the point of lushness,” wrote Alex Ross in The New Yorker. “Its three huge crescendos suggest a tidal surge washing over all barriers. It may be the loveliest apocalypse in musical history...Whether orchestras will be playing it a century hence is impossible to say, but I went away reeling.”

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Start Time

8:00p on Saturday, April 7

4:00p on Sunday, April 8


Yaniv Dinur

George Frideric Handel

Selections from Water Music Suites

John Luther Adams

Become Ocean