2016 Music Director Peter Sellars joined host Helga Davis in The Greene Space at WQXR on Friday, May 13 for an evening of conversation and performances by select musicians from the 2016 Ojai Music Festival. Performers included New Zealand-born singer-songerwriter Leila Adu, who has composed for So Percussion and Gamelan Padhang; International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) guitarist Dan Lippel; and the rising soprano and recent Juilliard graduate Julia Bullock.
Leila Adu, singer and pianist
Leila Adu: Selected Songs
Dan Lippel, guitarist (International Contemporary Ensemble)
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint
Julia Bullock, soprano
Poetry by Claudia Rankine
Video excerpt from Henry Purcell: The Indian Queen