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Sound Series: A Night of Deep Listening, featuring Joe McPhee, Claire Chase, and Peter Evans

  • The Andy Warhol Museum 117 Sandusky Street Pittsburgh, PA, 15212 United States (map)

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Organized in collaboration with Carnegie International, 57th Edition, 2018, this evening program is a musical synthesis of the exhibition-within-the-International-exhibition Dusty Groove II: Space Is a Diamond. Working in collaboration, John Corbett, Jim Dempsey, and artist Josiah McElheny have presented a gallery of artifacts anchored by sculptural portraits of four maverick musicians of the twentieth century: John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, Harry Partch, and Sun Ra, plus an homage to the “cosmic explorations” of the twenty-first century musical visionary, Joe McPhee. The performance brings together Joe McPhee himself, with Claire Chase, and Peter Evans, three giants of contemporary of music, in turn inspired by these four historical figures, and a revival of composer Lucia Dlugoszewski’s “Space is a Diamond”, performed for the first time in over 40 years.

Earlier Event: March 1
Claire Chase: Density 2036, part vi
Later Event: March 28
Composer Portraits - Tyshawn Sorey