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2020 – 2021 season

May 21, 2021
San Diego New Music presents Digital Dose #4
An on-line livestream concert featuring Sarah Skuster, oboe, Eric Starr, trombone,
Batya MacAdam-Somer, violin, and Christopher Adler, khaen
Composition by Christopher Adler, Luciano Berio, Varun Rangaswamy, and more!
Livestream will be active at this link when the show starts:
7:30 p.m. PDT

June 26, 2021
Synchromy present Urban Birds, an outdoor event in Los Angeles, CA
The first in-person performance of my piece The Ash-throated Flycatcher, with Sean Barela, bassoon
And I'll perform Mockingbird Hopscotch by Vera Ivanova
Audubon Center at Debs Park, Los Angeles
Two admissions: 2pm and 3pm
Registration (free) is required:

July 1, 2021
World premiere performance of A City in Amber, for geomungo quartet
Performing by (The Geomungo), durected by Sunhee Lee
Seoul, Korea
Details TBA


2021 – 2022 season

December 17-19, 2021
Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium: Hybrid World, Cultural Reconnection
Bangkok, Thailand
I'll be a featured guest artists with performances and a talk
The festival is open for applications now!

2020 – 2021 season (past events)

July 12, 2020
Nief-Norf Summer Festival Virtual Marathon
Featuring Katelyn Rose King performing works from Zaum Box
The world premiere of The Clockmaker's Torment for toy piano, performed by Andrea Violet Lodge
and music by Alvin Singleton performed by Andrew Bliss and Christopher Adler
12-6pm Pacific time
Watch at

July 23, 2020
A solo harpischord recital of Baroque and contemporary repertoire
With music by Neil Thornock, David Loeb, Christopher Adler, Johann Jakob Froberger, Louis Couperin, François Couperin, and Antonio de Cabezón
7:00 p.m. Pacific Time
LIvestream on Youtube

August 13, 2020
Solos: Three for Khaen #4
A solo khaen livestream recital with music by
Philip Carlsen, David Loeb, and Sunhee Lee
7:00 p.m. PDT
Youtube livestream

September 18, 2020
Michi Wiancko CD Release on New Amsterdam Records
Includes Jolie Sphinx, by Christopher Adler
Available from many on-line vendors here:

October 22, 2020
7:00 p.m. Pacific time
A video premiere event
Colin McAllister, guitar and Christopher Adler, harpischord
A recital of solos & duos, masked and socially-distanced
With music by William Walton, Christopher Adler, Antonio Vivalidi, John Dowland,
Alonso Mudarra, Francesco Canova da Milano, and Louis-Claude Daquin
Watch any time on Youtube

October 24, 2020
7:30 p.m. Pacific time
Flowing Autumn
A house concert of pipa/ruan/electronics and piano
With Jie Ma and Christopher Adler
Watch the performance any time on Youtube

December 4, 2020
Official release date for Triangulations: New music for khaen, volume 1
Limited edition CD and Digital Edition
Available for pre-order now on

February 20, 2021
San Diego New Music presents Digital Dose #2
Performances by Christopher Adler, Colin McAllister and Mark Menzies
This will feature the premiere of a new video of my harpsichord solo things that flow
Watch the Youtube video premiere at 7:30 pm

April 7, 2021
Musics from Around the World: Southern California Composers in Concert
Presented by the World Music Center at UCLA
Christopher Adler, khaen with special guest Batya MacAdam-Somer, violin
Pre-recorded performance and real time presentation with Q&A
11:00 am PDT
Register for the Zoom session at this link





Christopher Adler, University of San Diego Music Department, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, 92110-2492

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