Bach Beats Bates
Filmed on the de Young terrace overlooking the Osher Sculpture Garden and the James Turrell Skyspace, Mercury Soul animates the stunning architecture of the museum with a vibrant soundtrack of minimalist techno and classical sonorities. This combination of Bach with electronica by Mason Bates includes a trio of cellists and solo bassist Scott Pingel from the San Francisco Symphony.
Mason Bates – composer/arranger, DJ
Scott Pingel – bass soloist
Saul Richmond-Rakerd – cello
Evan Kahn – cello
Adelle Akiko-Kearns – cello
Produced by Mercury Soul and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.