DCINY Presents CALLING ALL DAWNS: The Music of Videogame Composer Christopher Tin

Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 2:00PM Tickets On Sale Now: http://www.lincolncenter.org/show/dciny-presents-music-of-c-tin Jonathan Griffith, DCINY Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Tin, DCINY Composer-in-Residence Tin: Calling All Dawns Tin: Flocks a Mile Wide (World Premiere) Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International Sydney Guillaume, Composer/Conductor The Music of Sydney Guillaume Featuring Distinguished Concerts Singers International Sydney Guillaume, Composer/Conductor Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, Mezzo-Soprano Saum Eskandani, Tenor Jerome Kavanagh, Maori chanter Nominjin, Mongolian Singer Nathalie, Fadista Shiv Subramaniam, Indian Classical Vocalist Taniya Panda, Indian Classical Vocalist Shobana Ram, Indian Classical Vocalist Morgan Zwerlein, Haitian Drummer Heralded by Time Magazine as a rousing, anthemic theme song, Calling All Dawns Baba Yetu made history as the first piece of music written for a video game ever to be nominated foror wina Grammy. Composed for the game Civilization IV, the song drew attention from technology sources like Wired.com, who called it a standout piece of music richly deserving of the award” and Higher Plain Music, who called the album a masterpiece pure and absolute musical hedonism. Calling All Dawns is a powerful journey of twelve songs in twelve different languagesincluding Swahili, Mandarin, Hebrew, Irish, and Farsiall dealing with the themes of life, death and rebirth and carrying a message of unity. Lyrics are drawn from a variety of sources, both sacred and secular: Japanese haiku, Maori proverbs, the Torah, the Bhagavad Gita, and many more, with each song flowing seamlessly into the next. Songs of sorrow, mystery, and hardship reflect the complexity of mortality, while songs of joy, triumph and exultation bring us roaring back to life, beginning the cycle anew. Location David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center Pricing Tickets From $20 Call Centercharge at 212-721-6500 or visit Lincoln Center dot Org Box Office: 10 Lincoln Center Plaza


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