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Monday, January 12, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School
American Originals
XTET:
Donald Crockett, conductor
Vicki Ray, piano
David Johnson, percussion
Movses Pogossian, violin
Sarah Thornblade, violin
Kazi Pitelka, viola
Roger Lebow, cello
Phil O'Connor, clarinet
Gary Woodward, flute
"Schtyx are charts, bones, professions, shades, numbers, glues, hypes, acts, devils, organgrindings, wood implements, jugglers, chance operations, performance art, the Yiddish underground," writes composer Alvin Curran. His wonderfully irreverent and lyrical music blends an array of compositional practices into a singular musical language. Two recent chamber works by Curran's longtime friend Frederic Rzewski—a 4-minute canon dedicated to Elliott Carter, and the witty and improvisatory Pocket Symphony—share the program with Feldman's hypnotic The Viola in My Life II.
Sunday Morning Film
Sunday, January 11 at 11 a.m., Goethe-Institut Media Lounge
Organum Multiplum
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Includes discussion with composer Michael Pisaro and live performances