PAST PERFORMANCES

THE WAY OF THE RAIN  | VOICES OF HOPE

FOR BRUSHWOOD CENTER AT RYERSON WOODS | 2018 JUNE 1

 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford | Artistic Director

Tim Janis | Composer | Music Director & Producer 

Floyd Thomas McBee | “Mother Earth” Film Research & Editing

Gregory Leon Baird | Design | Production Coordinator

Elizabeth Demmer | Producer

Karsten Staiger | Documentarian 

Mairead Nesbitt | Violin

Laura Dias | Vocalist | Moon

Lynn Hillary | Vocalist | Air & Mother Earth 

Joseph Schumann | Irish Bagpipes | Tinwhistle & Flute

SPECIAL GUESTS 

Robert Redford  | Narration of " Earth - our Planet  " Text written by Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford 

Robert Mirabal | Vocalist | Flute | Drum  

Aspen Dawn Mirabal  | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Kona Sunrise Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Masa Rain Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Evan Trujillo | Voice of Hope | Dance | Dance of Hope

Mikayla deGuzman | Voice of Hope | Dance | Dance of Hope

Evan Marcus Trujillo | Voice of Hope | Dance | Dance of Hope

 

Better Makers: Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford Honored at Smith Nature Symposium & Benefit

By Haley Yamada | PRINT Aug 1, 2018

THE WAY OF THE RAIN  | VOICES OF HOPE

CARNEGIE HALL BENEFIT CONCERT 

STERN AUDITORIUM - PERELMAN STAGE | 2017 December 1

 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford | Artistic Director

Tim Janis | Composer | Music Director & Producer 

Floyd Thomas McBee | “Mother Earth” Film Research & Editing 

The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra Julien Benichou | Conductor 

The Way of the Rain – Voices of Hope Youth Choir Matt Vanzini | Choir Master | Conductor 

The Broadway Youth Ensemble Joseph Baker | Artistic Director 

Alex Boye | Vocalist | Water

Laura Dias | Vocalist | Moon

Lynn Hillary | Vocalist | Air

Loreena McKennitt | Vocalist | Piano | Mother Earth 

 

SPECIAL GUESTS

Vice – President  Al Gore | Hope Speech

Robert Redford  | Earth Narration

N. Scott Momaday | Earth Narration | Written By

Robert Mirabal | Vocalist | Flute | Drum  

Aspen Dawn Mirabal  | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Kona Sunrise Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Masa Rain Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Evan Trujillo | Voice of Hope | Dance | Dance of Hope

Mairead Nesbitt | Violin

Joseph Schumann | Irish Bagpipes | Tinwhistle & Flute 

 

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THE WAY OF THE RAIN | VOICES OF HOPE

SALK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL STUDIES  | 2017 NOVEMBER 17

 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford | Artistic Director

Tim Janis | Composer | Music Director & Producer 

Floyd Thomas McBee | “Mother Earth” Film Research & Editing

Gregory Leon Baird | Design | Production Coordinator

Elizabeth Demmer | Producer

Karsten Staiger | Documentarian 

Laura Dias | Vocalist | Moon

Lynn Hillary | Vocalist | Air & Mother Earth 

 

SPECIAL GUESTS 

Robert Redford  | Earth Narration

N. Scott Momaday | Earth Narration | Written By

Robert Mirabal | Vocalist | Flute | Drum  

Aspen Dawn Mirabal  | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Kona Sunrise Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Masa Rain Mirabal | Voice of Hope | Vocalist | Dance

Evan Trujillo | Voice of Hope | Dance | Dance of Hope

 

Mairead Nesbitt | Violin

Joseph Schumann | Irish Bagpipes | Tinwhistle & Flute 

Celka Ojakangas | Second Violin

Xi Yang | Cello 

Instrumental Nature Music: "Sacred Rain Call" The Way of the Rain - Voices of Hope The Way of the Rain - Voices of Hope A Sibylle Szaggars Redford and Tim Janis Film Performed by Robert Mirabal Cinematography by Tim Janis Music by Tim Janis and Robert Mirabal Environmental Artist Sibylle Szaggars Redford & Composer Tim Janis collaborate for the world premiere of The Way of the Rain - Voices of Hope, a benefit concert for NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) & The Way of the Rain (nonprofit organizations).

PRESS 

Saving the Environment Through Art

By Barrett Wissman | Forbes  Nov 26, 2017

THE WAY OF THE RAIN | ABU DHABI

www.culturesummitabudhabi.com

 

2017 April 13

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Chris Bamonte - Associate Director

Gregory Leon Baird - Associate Producer |Stage Design | Art Consultant

Cecile Lipworth - Producer

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar , Chuck Palmer - Composers | Music Directors 

Natalie Fisher - Choreography and Dance

Kiori Sherwood-Kawai - Dance

David Nelson - Dance

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian | Projections

Special Guests - Carla Dirlikov Canales - David Rothkopf - Falu Shah

 

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN | kimball ART CENTER

2016 August 4

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director

Gregory Leon Baird - Producer| Art Consultant

Julie Dalley - Associate Producer 

Will Calhoun, Dave Eggar, Chuck Palmer - Composers | Music Directors 

Andrew Nemr - Dance 

Kim Holmes - Dance

James Luk - Dance

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian

Special Guest - Robert Redford

PRESS

Kimball Art Center gala honors Earth with Szaggars Redford’s ‘Way of the Rain’

Because It Rains Words by Sarah Betts. Big Life Magazine

Passport Park City | Summer - Fall 2016

 

 

The Way of the Rain | Sundance | Special Event for the Americans for the Arts Round Table 

2015 September 17

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Gregory Leon Baird - Producer 

Julie Dalley - Associate Produce

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar . Chuck Palmer - Composers | Music Directors 

Andrew Nemr - Choreography and Dance 

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian

Special Guest - Robert Redford 

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN   | SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2015

2015 January, 26-27

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Sara Shives - Producer

Gregory Leon Baird - Associate Producer |Stage Design | Art Consultant

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar ,Chuck Palmer - Composers / Music Directors 

Desmond Richardson - Choreography and Dance 

Ron Saint Germain - Sound Design 

Steve Cohen - Director of Lighting and Projection Design 

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera 

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian 

Special Guests - Sussan Deyhim , Marc Roberge , Richard On , Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Robert Redford 

PRESS

SUNDANCE INSTITUDE www.sundance.org

 

Sibylle Szaggars Redford’s ‘Rain’ unleashes a flood of creativity at Sundance |

By SEAN P. MEANS | The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Jan 25 2015

 

Sundance scene: Sibylle Szaggars Redford’s love letter to the Earth

By KATHY STEPHENSON | The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Jan 27 2015

 

FILM MUSIC MAGAZINE  Way of the Rain (Sun)Dance

By Michael Rogers   March 30, 2015

 

SALT LAKE MAGAZINE  Sundance Review: The Way of the Rain

By   Jaime Winston  Jan 28th 2015

 

 

THE WAY OF THE RAIN | MIAMI | NATIONAL YOUNG ARTS FOUNDATION

2014 February 12

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director

Esther Park - Producer

Will Calhoun , Dave Eggar , Chuck Palmer - Composers / Music Director

Desmond Richardson - Choreography  

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera 

Gregory Leon Baird - Associate Director | Art Consultant

Steve Cohen - Director of  Lighting and Projection Design

Ron Saint Germain - Sound Design

Karsten Staiger - Documentarian 

Special Guest - Robert Redford  

Sibylle Szaggars Redford Debuts 'The Way of the Rain Miami'

March 14, 2014

 

2013   THE WAY OF THE RAIN  | ALBUQUERQUE | AFME FESTIVAL

Sibylle Szaggars Redford - Artistic Director 

Ivan Wiener - Producer

Gregory Leon Baird - Stage Design

David Thor Jonsson - Composer / Music Director 

Catherine Oppenheimer - Choreographer and National Dance Institute NM founding Artistic Director 

Ian Rosenkranz - Lighting Design 

Thomas McBee III - Art Film Camera and Projections 

Specials Guests :

Dance Company of the National Dance Institute New Mexico 

61 Children of the National Dance Institute New Mexico 

and Robert Redford