Crow Collection to Feature Music by Henri Scars Struck

Henri Scars Struck is a French-born composer and pianist based in New York. A Grammy winner, he's written, arranged, produced and recorded music for artists, films and dance performances, as well as art installations and corporations. His work is characterized by a versatility of musical styles, spanning classical to hip-hop.His music can now be heard in Dallas at the Crow Collection of Asian Art. He has created a meditative soundscape for the museum that was inspired by the museum's architecture and its new exhibit, "Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney." The exhibit and his soundscape will run from Tuesday through June 4. In an interview with Jacqueline Chao, the museum's curator, Struck said he was first inspired by the museum's architecture and its "feeling of calmness within." When he met the artists of the new exhibit, he wanted "their artistic collaboration ... the idea of photography combined with painting" to be part of his musical piece.Chao will host a conversation with Struck from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 2010 Flora St. in Dallas. Reservations are required and seating is limited. To register, visit contest winnersThe Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced the winners of the 16th annual Lynn Harrell Concerto Competition, held last month at the Meyerson Symphony Center.   Continue reading...

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