Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Orchestra 2001 performs “Inuksuit”

April 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 1 PM (originally scheduled for Saturday, April 22)

Celebrate Earth Day with environmental music. Philly-based Orchestra 2001 presents Inuksuit by composer John Luther Adams: a sonic landscape that evokes the open wilderness of Alaska. The sounds of conch shell horns, sirens, gongs, bells, drums, cymbals, glockenspiels, and piccolos will emerge from instrumentalists scattered through Bartram’s Garden like nesting birds.

Bring a folding chair, pack a picnic, or walk amongst the performers to enjoy the music.

Related Events

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.