University of Pittsburgh

December 1, 2012: Music on the Edge presents Talujon

December 1, 2012 - 8:00pm

The renowned percussion ensemble returns to Pitt performing Eric Moe’s Danger: Giant Frogs, Amy Williams’ Dream Landscape (world premiere), Wayne Peterson’s Trap Drum Fantasy, and John Cage’s Third Construction, One4, Three2, and cComposed Improvisations.

"…the message that percussive music can be beautiful, and even transcendent, was most certainly drummed home" – Morning Call

Music on the Edge presents the highly innovative Talujon Percussion Ensemble. Described by The New York Times as an ensemble possessing an "edgy, unflagging energy", Talujon has been mesmerizing audiences since 1990. Talujon is thoroughly committed to the expansion of the contemporary percussion repertoire as well as the education and diversification of its worldwide audience. Over the past 20 years, Talujon has commissioned dozens of new works for percussion quartet.

Tickets are available online, by calling 412-624-play (7529), or at the Pitt Repertory Theatre Box Office. Monday–Friday, 1–4 p.m. (except when the University is closed and during the week of Thanksgiving). The Pitt Repertory Theatre Box Office is located in the lower level of the Stephen Foster Memorial. Tickets in advance: general admission is $15; students and seniors are $10. At the door: general admission is $20; students and seniors are $15. Pitt students are free.

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