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We are proud to announce the world premiere of a new work by Sandeep Bhagwati: VINELAND STELAE. Performances will be held November 1, 2 & 3 at REDCAT Theatre, Los Angeles. (REDCAT is the multi-media space in the new Disney Hall built by Frank Gehry.)

VINELAND STELAE (based on his Lipogram poem “Inside a Native Land”) is an evening length concerto grosso comprovisation for Trombone solo, 8 solo instruments, 8 groups of musicians and 8 channel live electronics, inscribed into a complex space (Design: Chi Wang Yang/Abra Brayman).

Performances will be led by Mike Svoboda, trombone.

Ashish Khan, Sarod
David Johnson, Marimba
Rachel Rudich, Shakuhachi
I Nyoman Wenten & Ensemble, Gamelan
Daniel Rosenboom, Trumpet
Alfred Ladzekpo & Ensemble, Ewe Drums
Vinny Golia, Woodwinds
Swapan Chaudhuri & Randy Gloss, Tabla & Tabla Tarang

Musicians are members of the New Century Players, of California EAR Unit and faculty & students of CalArts.

This work was commissioned by CalArts as part of Sandeep Bhagwati’s 2007 residency.