September 5

John Cage Centenary / The Stone

John Cage (b. Sept 5, 1912)

Cage100 Festival, day 2: The Noisy Cage
Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 2012
The Stone (corner of Ave C & E. 2nd St – gmap)
8 and 10 pm

TILT Brass celebrates John Cage’s 100th birthday at The Stone with an all-star line-up of local avant garde heroes. TILT performs a brass sextet iteration of Atlas Eclipticalis (1961).

Gareth Flowers, Tim Leopold, Chris DiMeglio – trumpet
Jen Baker, Will Lang, James Rogers – trombones
Chris McIntyre – conductor

From The Stone’s website:
The John Cage Variety Show Big Band directed by Miguel Frasconi
Miguel Frasconi (glass, electronics) Daniel Goode (clarinet) Kathleen Supové (piano) Chris McIntyre (trombone) Cristian Amigo, Richard Carrick (guitars) David Watson (bagpipes) Sara Schoenbeck (bassoon) John King (viola) Erin Rogers (sax) Guy Barash (computer) Shannon Fields (voice) Damon Holzborn (ipad) special guest TILT Brass.

Celebrating the composer on the day of his birth, 100 years ago. Pieces will include Sonata for Clarinet (1932), In a Landscape (1948), Fontana Mix (1958), Aria (1958), Music for Amplified Toy Pianos (1960), Variations II (1961), Atlas Eclipticalis (1962), Solos from Song Books (1970), Child of Tree (1975), Composed Improvisations (1990), and an ensemble performance of 4’33” (1952).

Location: Avenue C & E 2nd St New York, NY 10009  [MAP]
2012-13 Season