Laura Inserra: Deep Listening Concert
presented by Samavesha
part of the Rose Labyrinth Series
Friday, September 4, 8:00-10:00PM
Rose Labyrinth, 2138 Cedar Street, Berkeley
see website for ticket details
Laura Inserra has collaborated with various artists globally. Her performances display ancient and modern instruments and are infused with a unique blend of musical inspiration and melodic harmonies which deeply resonate with audiences worldwide. Deep Listening is part of her solo concert series and focus on compositions and instruments that take us into the journey of the sounds, melodies, and rhythms.
Laura Inserra is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, teacher, and artistic director. She is a classically trained musician with a strong improvisational background. She plays contemporary and world music in different projects as a percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. She authors and performs music for theater, dance performances, exhibitions, and soundtracks for movies with internationally acclaimed musicians. Inserra performed internationally in prestigious festivals and theaters in Italy and the US that include: The Colosseum (Rome), Auditorium Parco della Musica (Rome), Teatro Olimpico (Rome), CounterPULSE (SF), NOHSpace (SF), San Francisco City Hall, Grace Cathedral (SF), ICI (SF and LA), Meridian Gallery (SF), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF), Vessel Gallery (Oakland), The Chapel of the Chimes (Oakland) among others. For 20 years she has been involved in the artistic direction of multidisciplinary performances in Europe and in the US. In 2007 she moved to the SF Bay Area and founded Samavesha, an international non-profit multidisciplinary performing art organization based out of Berkeley. Among her productions the Art in Nature Festival, the Cave Concerts, Creative Explorations, and Rose Labyrinth Series are some of the most popular. To know more about her vision, visit her blog Fertile Art Conversation. Audiences worldwide are not only mesmerized by this woman but also captivated by her virtuosity, profound musicality, and the passion she brings on the stage.