University of Pittsburgh

Beyond Microtonal Music Festival

February 27, 2015 - 8:00pm - March 1, 2015 - 10:00pm


Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum Friday, February 27-Sunday, March 1. View the complete schedule.

Friday, February 27

8 p.m. Concert, The Warhol: Theater
Guitarists Mak Grgic and Daniel Lippel with Michael Harrison
Mak Grgic and Daniel Lippel will perform Radulescu’s Subconcious Wave and other works. Theodore Mook performs Ezra Sims’ Solo, and Michael Harrison will perform his hour-long work, Revelation, for re-tuned piano.

Saturday, February 28

1–4 p.m., University of Pittsburgh Music Building, Room 132 (Please note that the start time has been move later.)
Symposium Session 1: Ligeti’s Hamburg Concerto and Lamonte Young’s Well-tuned Piano. Presenters will include Charles Corey, Anthony Cheung, Kyle Gann, and Michael Harrison.

8 p.m., The Warhol: Entrance Space
Flux Quartet will perform Scelsi’s String Quartet #2 and other works. Mantra Percussion will perform Michael Gordon’s epic hour-long piece, Timber, for six 2 x 4 pieces of wood and light installation.

Sunday, March 1

6-7:30 p.m., The Warhol: Theater
Symposium Session 2, An Introduction to Microtonal Music (Historical Issues). Presenters include Frank J. Oteri (Editor, NewMusicBox) and Robert Hasegawa (McGill University).

8 p.m., The Warhol: Entrance Space
Ray-Kallay Duo will perform Enno Pope’s Rad, as well as works by Eric Moe (premiere), Frank J. Oteri, Kyle Gann, and others. Flux Quartet and Mantra Percussion will perform a new work by Mathew Rosenblum, written for Flux Quartet and Mantra Percussion together (premiere). Alia Musica will perform Nach-Ruf... ent-gleitend by Georg Friedrich Haas.

Tickets are available through the Unviersity of Pittsburgh Stages Box Office, by calling 412-624-7529, or visiting music.pitt.edu/tickets. Tickets in advance: general admission is $15; students and seniors are $10. At the door: general admission is $20; non-Pitt students and seniors are $15. For Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt students are admitted free with valid ID.

Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival Pass: general admission, $30; student/senior admission, $20

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Funding for the Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival was provided by the Robert C. Smith Fund and the Betsy R. Clark Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, the University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center, and The Heinz Endowments.

With generous support from the Steinway Piano Gallery Pittsburgh.

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