the body as a universe

7 movements, 60 min.

Malashock Dance
Choreography: John Malashock
Art: Junko Chodos
Music: Ariel Blumenthal

San Diego Master Chorale, conducted by Martin Wright
Percussion: Steven Schick
Trumpet: Avishai Cohen
Cello: Carter Dewberry
Mixed by Peter Sprague

Fathom: The Body As A Universe is a dance-art-music collaboration in 2 acts, inspired by the life of Kukai, a Japanese Buddhist grand master who lived in the 8th century.
The score included pre-recorded components as well as choir and percussion live at the pit.


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