Shi – The Music of Flying Lotus

Shi – The Music of Flying Lotus
Electronic vs. orchestral music? Forget the “vs.” The Young Musicians Foundation’s Debut Chamber Orchestra (DCO), for the final concert of its 2017/18 season, will transcend the boundaries of these sonic landscapes by juxtaposing and combining the music of L.A.-based DJ, electronic musician and film director Flying Lotus alongside the works of Benjamin Britten and Igor Stravinsky.

Titled shi — The Music of Flying Lotus, the performance is sponsored by The L.A. Film School and part of Young Musician Foundation’s Great Music Series, which uncovers and demonstrates the artistic commonalities between the culturally significant music of our times and masterpieces of the past. It will also be the final concert for Yuga Cohler with the DCO, ending his three-year tenure as the orchestra’s Lawrence N. Field Conductor-in-Residence.

shi — The Music of Flying Lotus, conceived by Cohler and composer-arranger Stefan Cwik (former classmates at The Juilliard School), focuses on music from Flying Lotus’ latest album, You’re Dead!. The concert’s title, or “shi,” means “death" in Japanese.

Before the concert beginning at 5:00 PM, YMF’s inaugural free Community Arts Festival will take place in the courtyard adjacent to the theater, featuring performances by students in YMF’s Teaching Artist Program, and booths from YMF community partners including L.A. Metro, Street Poets and Levitt Pavilion.

$10 suggested donation; registration required

Event Details

Apr 13, 2018
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Aratani Theater

Aratani Theater

224 S San Pedro Street, Los Angeles CA 90012