Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival and Symposium


January 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to January 13, 2018 - 10:00pm

Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival and Symposium will feature three days of concerts and symposia by leading performers, composers, and theorists of microtonal music. 

Schedule of Events

January 11-13, 2018

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum
Three days of concerts and symposia by leading performers, composers, and theorists of microtonal music!

Thursday, January 11, 8 p.m.

Concert, Beyond Festival Orchestra, Gil Rose conductor
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland

David Krakauer, Loadbang, Rahim Alhaj and Issa Malluf, soloists. Works by Georg Friedrich Haas („... e finisci già?“), Mathew Rosenblum (Lament/Witches’ Sabbath), Taylor Brook (Tarantism), Rahim Alhaj (Letters from Iraq, movements 6 & 7), and Zhong Juncheng (Looking Back Luo Yue)

Friday, January 12

Symposium Session 1, 4–6 p.m.
Performer/Composer Panel Discussion: Creation, Performance, Politics
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Concert 7:30 p.m.
The Andy Warhol Museum Theater­
Charles Corey and Luke Fitzpatrick perform excerpts from Harry Partch’s Barstow and Li Po Settings. Loadbang performs works by Michael Edward Edgerton, Taylor Brook, Eve Beglarian, and others. 

Saturday, January 13

Symposium Session 2, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Theoretical Issues: Harry Partch and Beyond
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Festival Reception, University of Pittsburgh Microtonal Music
Archive Announcement, 1-2 p.m.

Frick Fine Arts Cloister

Concert: Microtonal Pittsburgh, 2–5 p.m. (Free)
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium and Art Gallery
Featuring Alia Musica, Nat 28, Kamraton, Wolf Trap, ELCO, Elizabeth Brown (shakuhachi soloist), Ted Mook (cello), and the University of Pittsburgh Gamelan, performing Alvin Lucier, Julia Werntz, Devon Tipp and others

8 p.m. Concert:
The Andy Warhol Museum Entrance Space
Rahim Alhaj, Oud with percussionist Issa Malluf
Alhaj and Malluf perform contemporary and traditional Iraqi music.

David Krakauer and Ancestral Groove
The legendary klezmer band takes over the Warhol for a closing dance party!

Tickets available soon!

Concert Series