This weekend (Dec. 11-12), Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT) presents the Mexico City-based musical ensemble Liminar, performing a special two-night showcase that focuses on the groundbreaking microtonal works of Mexican modernist composer Julián Carrillo (1875–1965).
The evenings will feature two distinct programs, each anchored by Carrillo's Preludio a
In addition to Carrillo compositions, the concerts include new and recent works, some of which were commissioned by Liminar, and build on the composer's musical legacy. The programs include works by Juan Cristóbal Cerrillo, Valeria Jonard, JuanSebastián Lach, Sergio Luque, Liliana Rodriguez and Carlos Iturralde.
Liminar is comprised of more than 20 soloists from Mexico who are dedicated to the performance of works from the past century that have limited exposure in Mexico. The ensemble is co-directed by Iturralde with Alexander Bruck and CalArts voice faculty and alumna Carmina Escobar (Music MFA 10).
Below is an excerpt of Carrillo's Preludio a Colón with Escobar on vocals.
Liminar: 'Sonido #13'
Liminar Sonido #13: The Music and Legacy of Julián Carrillo
Dec. 11-12, 8:30 pm
631 W. 2nd Street, Los Angeles