2021 Summer Gala

Sunday, August 1 | 2:30pm

A Gala Performance and Champage Toast
To benefit the Yellow Barn Resiliency Fund for Music and Musicians

2:30 Arrival
3:00 Music in the garden
4:30 Champagne celebration

$150 per person

Space for this event is limited, and reservations are necessary.
Please reply to info@yellowbarn.org.

In the event of rain, the start time will move up to 10:30am.


In tribute to Barry Lopez (1945-2020)

Matthew Burtner (b.1971) Elegy/Muir Glacier, 1889-2009 (violin and sound installation) (2017/2020) 
World Premiere
Anthony Marwood, violin

Burtner Threnody (Sikuigvik) (The Time of Ice Melting) for ensemble and glacier ecoacoustics (2015)
James Austin Smith oboe; Sophia Anna Szokolay, violin; Sam Um, percussion
Natalie Loughran, Leonid Plashinov-Johnson, viola; Stephen Stirling, French horn;
Rainer Crosett, Mon-Puo Lee, John Myerscough, cellos; Marcus Elliott Gaved, double bass

Kaija Saariaho (b.1952) Six Japanese Gardens (In Memory of Toru Takemitsu) (1994)
Eduardo Leandro, Matthew Overbay, Sam Um, percussion

In all the years I have spent standing or sitting on the banks of this river, I have learned this: the more knowledge I have, the greater comes the mystery of what holds that knowledge together, this reticulated miracle called an ecosystem.—Barry Lopez