IMPORTANT UPDATE: INUKSUIT at Bartram's Garden on Saturday, April 22nd has been rescheduled due to rain. The performance will take place Sunday, April 23rd at 1pm at Bartram's Garden.  


What defines a symphony? American maverick Fredric Rzweski (pronounced: zheff-skee) answers that question with quality rather than quantity in his Pocket Symphony, requiring virtuosic playing from all six musicians. Nico Muhly’s hypnotic Doublespeak, Huang Ruo’s Chinese-folk and rock inspired Divergence, and Philadelphia-born Jacob Druckman’s tautly constructed Come Round each exhibit symphonic qualities in non-traditional ways, demonstrating the tremendous range of expression and musical colors possible from a pocket-sized ensemble.

Ibrahim Theater - International House
3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sunday, April 23rd at 8 PM
Pre-concert talk 7:30 PM 
Reception following
$35 Adults / $25 Seniors / $15 Students

Pocket Symphonies

Orchestra 2001 presents INUKSUIT; a sonic landscape that merges seamlessly with nature.

Each performance is a unique, site specific experience. The sounds of conch shell horns, sirens, gongs, bells, drums, cymbals, glockenspiels, and piccolos emerge from instrumentalists scattered across the landscape like nesting birds. You are welcome to bring a folding chair, or walk amongst the performers to enjoy the music.

Inuksuit performer

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Performance rescheduled for Sunday, April 23rd at 1PM 
Saturday, April 22nd performance cancelled due to rain
FREE & family friendly

INUKSUIT  is part of ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND: Music by Composer/Conservationist John Luther Adams at Philadelphia Green Spaces. These free public concerts in Philadelphia Green Spaces are made possible by a “New Audiences/New Places” grant from the William Penn Foundation.

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