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hEARTH Revisited 

A meditative performance for 15 voices, 3 dancers and Sculpture

Sunday, April 30
1 o'clock pm

37977 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270


Thursday New music.

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This weekend brings an encore performance of hEARTH at Sunnylands. If you are unable to make it, stay tuned for a full audio recording as well as video documentation.

DesertX Redux 

Just came back from the desert where we launched Lita Albuquerque's new installation with a performance scored by me, choreographed by Jasmine Albuquerque of WIFE and performed by a 15 person choir and 3 dancers. Video coming soon. Here are some still images from around the web.
My singers, Lita and I after the performance.
Procession with Jasmine Albuquerque 

Upcoming performances - Updated 

I've become unreliable at posting upcoming shows. Forgive me. New shows are up for this month, January. 
I must realize that "Next month I'll have time" is a blatant lie I keep telling myself.
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Upcoming Shows

Previous events

Desert X - new work by Lita Albuquerque

Sunnylands, 37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Commissioned to write a piece to accompany the latest work by Lita Albuquerque at the art summit called Desert X at Sunnylands, this opening performance will include a new composition by Kristen for 15 voices, with 3 dancers. A recording will accompany the full exhibit on display throughout the festival.

American Berserk (John Adams Celebration)

Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge

Jacaranda Music Presents AMERICAN BERSERK with Lyris Quartet & dancers Christopher Taylor & Gloria Cheng, pianos Jacaranda Chamber Orchestra Holly Sedillos, soprano; Zanaida Robles, soprano; Kristen Toedtman, alto Mark Alan Hilt, conductor Curated by Patrick Scott

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: The Banjo; Ojos Criollos; Pasquinade Scott Joplin: Paragon Rag; Bethena; Maple Leaf Rag Art Tatum/Duke Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood Art Tatum/Original Dixieland Jazz Band: Tiger Rag Thelonius Monk: Ruby My Dear Conlon Nancarrow: Prelude Op. 5 John Adams: American Berserk; John's Book of Alleged Dances; Grand Pianola Music

Cross Country Road Trip Tour

Private House Concert, Mobile, AL

Kristen drives across the country with her guitar and small car. For more information on private house concerts, contact Kristen.

Cross Country Road Trip Tour

Sofar Sounds Private House Concert, Fort Worth, TX

Kristen drives across the country with her guitar and small car. For more information on private house concerts, contact Kristen.