Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts presents percussionist Cory Hills (w/Danny Holt)

  • Desert Hot Springs High School – Black Box Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Multi-percussionist Cory Hills thrives on breaking down musical barriers through creative, interdisciplinary projects. His concert explores the limits and boundaries of sound in an interactive performance featuring works old and new: From children’s stories to a cactus to the human body to film music, this program has something for everybody.

Danny will join Cory for works by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and Sarah Belle Reid.

View Event →
Mar
7
to Mar 15

Lecture/Performance Residency at Harvard-Westlake School

  • Harvard Westlake School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Danny’s annual residency at Harvard Westlake School’s Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research revolves around the senior seminar entitled “Philosophy in Art and Science”. Danny will deliver a series of lecture-concerts about classical music in the 20th century, focusing on the works of Igor Stravinsky, John Cage, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich.

View Event →
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Outpost presents The B Band

The B Band is a new music project from composer and percussionist Ben Phelps, specializing in new, eclectic chamber music. The B Band is a “classical band,” equally at home in the night club or the concert hall, working at the boundaries of modern instrumental music in America. The members of The B Band are all accomplished and virtuosic musicians in their own right, with performances across genres and concerts around the world. The B Band’s eclectic programming features new works by some of the most interesting composers working today, as well as iconoclastic arrangements and recompositions of music from classic film scores to Mahler.

View Event →
May
18
8:00 PM20:00

4handsLA @ High Desert Chamber Music

Dynamic piano duo 4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert and Danny Holt) presents a lively program of works that evoke the spirit of the Americas. Orchestral fireworks explode in Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, Copland’s El Salon Mexico, and Ginastera’s Estancia. And ragtime, blues, and jazz shine in works by Scott Joplin and Virgil Thomson. Darius Milhaud’s evocations of Brasil and music by American iconoclast Charles Ives round out this wide-ranging survey of energetic and colorful music from the Americas in the 20th century.

View Event →
May
6
4:00 PM16:00

4handsLA: Variations on "America"

Dynamic piano duo 4handsLA (Steven Vanhauwaert and Danny Holt) presents a lively program of works that evoke the spirit of the Americas. Orchestral fireworks explode in Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, Copland’s El Salon Mexico, and Ginastera’s Estancia. And ragtime, blues, and jazz shine in works by Scott Joplin and Virgil Thomson. Darius Milhaud’s evocations of Brasil and music by American iconoclast Charles Ives round out this wide-ranging survey of energetic and colorful music from the Americas in the 20th century.

View Event →
Jan
11
8:00 PM20:00

Desert Symphony: "Cirque de la Symphonie"

Cirque de la Symphonie is a unique and exciting production designed to bring the magic of cirque to the music hall. It is an elegant adaptation of some of the most amazing cirque performances witnessed anywhere, and it showcases many of the best artists in the world. Their performances are uniquely adapted to stage accommodations shared with The Desert Symphony. Each artist’s performance is choreographed to music selected by the maestro–an eclectic performance including works by John Williams, Franz Waxman, Kabalevsky, and Antheil, among others.

View Event →
Nov
9
8:00 PM20:00

Trios for Two @ Interlochen Arts Academy

Violist Molly Gebrian combines forces with Danny's solo piano/percussion antics in works for the duo's debut CD: https://www.innova.mu/albums/molly-gebrian-and-danny-holt/trios-two

Tonight's concert wraps up a three-day residency at Interlochen Arts Academy, where Gebrian and Holt have been working with piano, percussion, composition, and string students.

View Event →