Events

Julius Eastman Vol. 3 Release Party

We celebrate the release of the third volume in our Eastman Anthology, a portrait and response to one of our favorite composers, with a week of in-studio events, gatherings, talks, and performances. Julius Eastman was young, gay, and black, when it was even more difficult to be young, gay,… Read More

Xenakis, a ritualist at 101

A film and chamber music make up a multi-day festival of the music of Iannis Xenakis, culminating in a party for the composer’s 101st birthday. Learn more about Iannis Xenakis’s music in The Guardian… Read More

Scelsi / Shiroishi

Genius LA saxophonist/composer Patrick Shiroshi pairs with the wailing of 20th-century Italian aristocrat composer Giacinto Scelsi. Featuring a new composition by Shiroishi saxophone quartet. Read More

Darian Donovan Thomas / Jiji

Skyrocketing experimental pop violinist Darian Donovan Thomas (Moses Sumney, Arooj Aftab) and our own virtuoso guitarist / composer Jiji, bring new pieces to LA. Read More

HOCKET / Rountree

A feature of two LA performer / composers Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff (HOCKET), and the world premiere of a two piano concerto by Wild Up founder, Christopher Rountree. Read More

Sarah Davachi / Tony Conrad / Andrew McIntosh

Two world premieres by minimalist composer Sarah Davachi and Wild Up’s violinist / violist / composer Andrew McIntosh. McIntosh will premiere What Awakes From You for a double string quartet and a new arrangement of proto-minimalist Tony Conrad’s seminal piece Four Violins. Read More

Matt Evans: Soft Science

Band leader, composer, and percussionist Matt Evans (member of Tigue) leads members of Wild Up in a new collaborative orchestration of his interplanetary studio compositions. A “mostly-not-chill” collection of brightly-hued “zone poems,” Soft Science bonds together alien synthesizers, squiggly free drumming, and improvisatory chamber-music scores into a compound that is… Read More

Expostulation(s) of Mary

Los Angeles composer-performer Eliza Bagg, (Roomful of Teeth, Lisel) partners with composer-arranger Ben Babbitt to create a new work with NYC performer and queer/trans activist Heather Jones and Wild Up.   Directed George R. Miller choreographed by Julia Eichten (L.A. Dance Project, AMOC), and featuring dancer performance-artist Jas Lin 林思穎, this… Read More