XÁRENE ESKANDAR utilizes video and photography to explore the possibilities of temporal and spatial perception in altering the perception of one's body.

She is a graduate of UCLA and her dissertation, titled Aesthetics for a Philosophy of Scale, is leisurely in the works at UCSB.

Her time is split between Los Angeles and Reykjavík.

Visit the webpage for Eskandar's film Driving at the speed of the Nordic sun.

2017-2018 ... OUR 99TH SEASON

  • Colburn Celebrity Recitals: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
  • Winners of a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, this innovative and acclaimed chamber ensemble excels across the full range of genres and collaborates with artists from every point on the spectrum.
  • Schumann Cycle: Concert 1: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
  • Schumann Cycle: Concert 1: Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 8:00pm

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    Renowned for his symphony cycles, Gustavo now focuses on the pure-hearted music of Robert Schumann, one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era despite his many travails. Mitsuko Uchida, acknowledged as one of the foremost Schumann interpreters, joins us for his only Piano Concerto.