Ted Hearne: Place

Los Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel

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A city mapped; a life interrogated; cultures fuse as Dudamel and the LA Phil give the European premiere of Ted Hearne’s Place.

Place, says its creator, is a modern-day oratorio – part memoir, part flash documentary – re-tracing, scrawling upon and re-imagining the maps of modern America. It’s a major statement about Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil’s commitment to the community they live in.

In a country at the crossroads where the intersections of manifest destiny and gentrification meet history and personal experience, Ted Hearne’s Place explores the complex and contentious map of the place we call home.

Part of our 2018 Season, The Art of Change, which explores how artists respond to, reflect and can potentially effect change in the social and political landscape.

A co-production of the LA Phil and Beth Morrison Projects.

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