A beautiful performance of Craig Shepard‘s Trumpet Clouds for 14 trumpets last Thursday in Madison Square Park, presented at the opening of Erwin Redl’s light sculpture “WhiteOut.” The performance unfolded over the course of an hour, as the performers moved through the park in various choreographed formations, brilliantly projecting the composer’s haunting score. It was a cold and blustery autumn evening, and the performance had the feeling of a ritual. Here is a short recording I captured:

Trumpet Clouds

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *