Thought Experiments in F# Minor

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Thought Experiments in F# Minor


Video Walk

32 Minutes

Commissioned by The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, as a part of the Centennial Season.' Underwritten by the generous contributions of donors to the LA Phil Centennial Campaign

Cardiff & Miller

A labyrinthine video walk that takes you inside and outside of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown L.A.


Curated by Yuval Sharon

Cat and Composer: Jena Malone
Composer’s Friend: Lem Jay Ignacio
Argument Man: Alex Fox
Argument Woman: Olivia Cordell
Bad Guy: Eddy Munoz
Woman on phone: Cindy Fernandez-Nixon
Lobby Mum: Louisa Abernathy
Lobby Dad: Jack Landron
Lobby Daughter: Lanisa Fredrick
Ear Woman: Natalie Galdamez

Preserving Machine Barkers: Sky Gray, Jessie Gray, Aradhana Cardiff Miller

Children in Garden: Tika Jonnum, Samantha Seydor

Dancers: Alex Quetell, Jobel Medina
Choreography; Danielle Agami

Extras: Bradford Barnes, Dedrick Bonner, Frish Brandt, Cody Clayburn, Casey Dunn, Kyle Goleman, Cornelius Jones, Samuel Kay, Elaine Lockley-Smith, Monique Lukens, Charlotte Marcoulis, Silvi Naci, Andrew Joseph Perez, Vivienne Pezzera, Alexander Pimentel, Andrew Puente, Maryke Simmonds, Gloria Taylor, Leslie Thurston, Mick Torres, Sichong Xie, Evelyn Hang Yin

Mise en Scène: Bradley Rust Gray
Costume Designer: Emma Kingsbury
Costume Coordinator; Erica Frohmdahl
Casting Services: Andrew Lynford
Stage Manager: Alex Rehberger
Production Assistant: Luisa Rodriguez
Logistics: Zev Tiefenbach

“Symphony No. 1: Allegro vivace”
Composed by Witold Lutosławski
Performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Andante Movement from Sonata No. 2 for Solo Violin in A Minor
Composed by J.S. Bach
Performed by Nathan Cole

Vocal Improvisation: Sarah Beaty

“Fugue in F# Minor”
Composed by J.S. Bach
Performed by Lucinda Carver

“#Bang huM oFFice ruin”
Composed by Ellen Reid
Performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic
First Violin Bing Wang
Conducted by Paolo Bortolameolli
Commissioned by
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association;
Gustavo Dudamel, Music and Artistic Director

Percussion Improvisation: Joseph Pereira

Composed by Silvestre Revueltas
Performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Concertmaster Nathan Cole
Conducted by Paolo Bortolameolli

Special thanks: Zev Tiefenbach, Meghan Martineau, Kelvin Vu, So Yong Kim