Scott Lindroth at home music studio
photo by Les Todd
©Duke University Photography

“Cadences,” a sextet composed by Scott Lindroth, inspired by the Richard Powers novel Orfeo, was performed in the Electric Earth series at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute in New Hampshire on August 27, 2016.  Lindroth gives opening remarks and Powers reads from Orfeo.  The performance is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGIqcJi0fRw.


“Richard Powers provides literary strand for Electric Earth concert,” by David Weininger, Boston Globe, August 25, 2016. Weininger interviews Powers about the “Project Orfeo” concerts.

Link to information on the scheduled performances of “Project Orfeo.”


Project Orfeo is a a concert, inspired by Powers’ novel Orfeo, that combines the music of Olivier Messiaen and composer Scott Lindroth. It will be performed on August 27, 2016, at Bass Hall in Peterborough, New Hampshire.  (Link to Peterborough performance)

A second performance will be at the Baldwin Auditorim at Duke University on September 25, 2016. (Link to Duke performance)