The Cleveland Orchestra and Cleveland Museum of Art partner in presenting two concerts of music by pioneering and revolutionary composers living and working in California during the 20th century. Performed by The Cleveland Orchestra under the direction of assistant conductor James Feddeck.
This special series of two concerts — on May 1 and 3 — features two different programs of music.
Wednesday, May 1 — At a Glance
HENRY COWELL - Sinfonietta
DANE RUDHYAR - Out of the Darkness [WORLD PREMIERE]
LOU HARRISON - Suite for Violin and String Orchestra
Friday, May 3 — At a Glance
JAMES TENNEY - Clang
JOHN ADAMS - Shaker Loops
TERRY RILEY - The Sands
followed by a post-concert performance
of John Cage's HPSCHD
A Pre-Concert Talk takes place at 6 p.m. each evening:
May 1: "The Quest for Nirvana and the Birth of Modern Art"
May 3: "The Funkiness of California Art in the 20th Century"
with Henry Adams, professor of art history
at Case Western Reserve University
These concerts are mabe possible in part by
the Keithley Fund for Artistic Collaboration,
created through a generous gift to The Cleveland Orchestra.
Additional support is provided
through the Cleveland Museum of Art
from the Ernest L. and Louise M. Gartner Fund,
the P. J. McMyler Musical Endowment Fund,
and the Anton and Rose Zverina Music Fund.
Presented as part of the Cleveland Museum of Art's
2012-13 series of presentations at Gartner Auditorium.