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Messiaen, Oiseaux Exotiques

Olivier Messiaen – Oiseaux Exotiques Richard Valitutto, Piano Christopher Rountree, Conductor On Saturday January 14th, 2012 we played a show called Ornithology at The Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena. The program was centered around Messiaen’s Oiseaux Exotiques, which was surrounded by other avian-influenced music by: Haydn, Ferneyhough, Charlie Parker and Andrew Bird.

Christopher Rountree on Ornithology and the Rehearsal Process

Artistic Director and Conductor Christopher Rountree talks about the rehearsal process and idea behind Ornithology. The music of: Messiaen, Ferneyhough, Charlie Parker and Andrew Bird. World premieres by: Mark Menzies, Chris Kallmyer, Christopher Rountree, Archie Carey, Michael Shapiro, and Richard Valitutto. wild Up Ornithology January 14th, 2012 at The Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena California

Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie

Christopher Rountree conducts wild Up covering Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie – Dirty Projectors | Black Flag live at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA on November 19th, 2011  

The Salt of the Earth

Live photos from our concert The Salt of the Earth at Rec Center Studio in Echo Park on February 5th, 2011.

John Adams: Chamber Symphony

Live performance of John Adams: Chamber Symphony: Third Movement from the debut wild Up concert on February 5th, 2010 at the Jensen Rec Center in Echo Park.