2009 Past Tower Performances

Shahrokh Yadegari

Shahrokh Yadegari

Tower Sounds: Ancient Voices
and Electronics

July 11 and 12, 2009

Performed by
Siamak Shajarian: Vocals
Kate St. Pierre: Vocals
Keyavash Nourai: Violin
Dmitris Mahlis: Oud
Satnam Ramgotra: Tabla
Shahrokh Yadegari: Lila (Live electronics)


Beneficiaries: BAM/PFA, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu, The Judah L. Magnes Museum, www.magnes.org, Congregation Shomrei Torah, www.shomreitorah.org, Persian Arts Society, www.persianarts.org

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Joe Goode's Performance Group

Joe Goode's Performance Group

Fall Within (in conjunction with
the San Francisco Girls Chorus)

May 16 and 17, 2009

Beneficiaries: Joe Goode's Performance Group, www.joegoode.org, San Francisco Girls Chorus, www.sfgirlschorus.org

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Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet


May 16 and 17, 2009

A new work composed for the Kronos Quartet by Indonesian composer Rahayu Supanggah, who will join Kronos for this special performance, which has been conceived for Ann Hamilton's Tower at the Oliver Ranch. This symphony is based on the sounds of Southeast Asia.

Beneficiaries: Santa Rosa Symphony, www.santarosasymphony.com, Kronos Quartet, www.kronosquartet.org/, and Yerba Beuna for the Arts, www.ybca.org.