Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum will present Newband and the Harry Partch instruments at the New Hazlett Theater on March 19th. The masters of microtonal music will perform on instruments invented by the iconoclastic Just Intonation composer Harry Partch (1901-1974) as well as instruments invented by composer and Newband co-founder Dean Drummond.
Music on the Edge
Co-presented with The Andy Warhol Museum
Music by Douglas Boyce, Eric Moe, Kyle Bartlett, and Salvatore Sciarrino
The Andy Warhol Museum
“...superb musicians…” —The New York Times
Tickets in advance through ProArts: general admission $15, students and seniors $10. At the door: General admission $20, students and seniors $15.
Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum present entelechron
entelechron, a trio comprising pianist Robert Frankenberry, cellist David Russell and violinist/composer Roger Zahab, will perform music of John Cage on Saturday, March 5th. The program will include Cage’s Harmonies from Apartment House 1776, Etudes Boreales, Freeman Etudes, and Music for...
Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum will present clarinetist Jean Kopperud and percussionist Tom Kolor in a program titled Rated X II, five premieres that push the boundaries of contemporary music. The program will include Louis Karchin’s Evocations, John Aylward’s Twin Suspension, Mathew Rosenblum’s Throat, and Jeff Stadelman’s wills & wonts, and Yiorgos Vassilandonakis' X-asti.
Music on the Edge will present cellist Dave Eggar with his trio DEORO, featuring Chuck Palmer on drums and bassist Tom Pirozzi. The concert takes place at Bellefield Hall Auditorium on Friday, February 4 at 8 p.m. and includes music by Huang Ro, Somei Satoh, Annie Gosfield, Fred Hersch, and DEORO.
Widely regarded as one of Europe's premiere contemporary music groups, Cikada will perform Eivind Buene's Possible Cities/Essential Landscapes, Lars Petter Hagen's Funeral March in memory of Edvard Grieg, and Carola Bauckholt's Treibstoff ("Fuel"). Vist this link for a review of Eivind Buene's composing style as well as a video sneak peek at Cikada performing Buene's work.
Dave Eggar, Charles Palmer, and Rob Frankenberry premiere a new work by Elliott Sharp along with music by Mathew Rosenblum, Alvin Lucier, Charles Wourinen, and others.
We regret to announce that Dean Drummond's lecture has been canceled.
Music on the Edge presents ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) this Saturday night at the Warhol and the crack new music group's program has attracted a lot of attention from local media. You can see Mark Kanny's preview in today's Pittsburgh Tribune Review and another by Aaron Jentzen in this week's Pittsburgh City Paper.
Music on the Edge wraps up its 2009–10 season with Philadelphia's Relâche at The Andy Warhol Museum. MOTE and the Warhol will present the acclaimed new music ensemble along with Pitt's 2010 Franz Lehar Composer in Residence Paul Lansky. The program will feature the Pittsburgh premiere of Lansky's new Relâche-commissioned work Comix Trips. Relâche will also perform Pitt composer Eric Moe's 8 Point Turn, a work the ensemble commissioned and recorded on their CD of the same title. Other works on the program are Kyle Gann's Venus, Guy Klucevsek's Dance from Wing/Prayer, Duncan Neilson's Under the Carnival, and David Mahler's Scenes of Sacred Peace and Pleasure.