Flow Through is a 15 minute work composed and directed by Maria Finkelmeier for large ensemble in a outdoor setting. Featuring thirty performers (brass players, singers, and percussionists), the work is inspired by the fluidity and importance of water to living organisms. Flow Through reflects the power of this compound, bringing awe, serenity, catastrophe, and breath to our planet. It draws connections between the human spirit and natural world, creating a moment in which one cannot be without the other.
Performed in collaboration with and response to Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog x FLO at the Arnold Arboretum, the musicians will be placed on the perimeter of Hunnewell Hillside, some starting on the path above, and descending to the open space, just as the fog ripples over the hillside, and others weaving in between listeners. Audience members are welcome to sit and listen, or wander through the hillside as the sonic experience guides them.
PERFORMANCE TIMES: 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 (sunset)
FREE and open to the Public
Rain date: September 23, 2018
A version of Flow Through was first performed as a part of Make Music Boston's Water Music on the Charles River Esplanade on June 21, 2018. Kadence Arts is thrilled to bring this piece to the Fog x FLO at the Arnold Arboretum, the host of our 2016 production of John Luther Adams' Inuksuit.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Emerald Necklace Conservancy generously provided by Barbara and Amos Hostetter and the Eugene M. Lang Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and private donors.