Sila at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Photo by Benjamin Norman for the New York Times
Photo by Benjamin Norman for the New York Times

 

We took a break last weekend from our regularly scheduled vacation to descend upon Lincoln Center Plaza for the world premiere of John Luther Adams’ Sila.  The experience of tuning in (literally) not just to faraway pitches, but to my breath and the breath of so many other people, both restless and rapt, and to the surprising presence of nature in middle of New York City (bird poop on my music, spiders on my bow, and a dragonfly parked on my stand) was truly soul-broadening. It was an extraordinary journey for all the senses – read the New York Times review here.

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