Vijay has been announced as Music Director for 2017 Ojai Music Festival. Iyer will serve as Music Director from June 8-11, 2017, shaping the programming alongside Artistic Director Thomas W Morris. The festival, which includes concerts, symposia, film screenings, and gatherings, presents programs featuring newly written music, refreshing juxtapositions of musical styles, and innovative artists. Check out Ojai Festival’s announcement here and read more about the festival here.
Vijay will also be the Artist In Residence at SF Jazz for 2017 and 2018, with a week of performances In February 2017 featuring Wadada Leo Smith, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Teju Cole, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tirtha, The Vijay Iyer Trio with special guests, and more. Buy tickets for Vijay’s 2017 residency on sale now.
Alongside these performances, Vijay will be the Resident Artist at Wigmore Hall in London, performing three shows over the course of 2017. Vijay Iyer and Wadada Leo Smith will perform at Wigmore in January to kick off their European tour as a duo. Vijay will return to Wigmore in July with the Vijay Iyer Trio, and an additional performance will take place in October. Find out more information here.