Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7pm the Italian Academy Presents:
Part of Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: The Making of America Festival
Fantasy on an Ostinato
Armed and Dangerous
Isabelle Eberhardt Dreams of Pianos
Down by the Riverside & Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
First-come, first-seated. Doors open at 6:30 PM
Magdalena’s free concert at the Italian Academy is this Wednesday, 27 February 2019 at 7pm.
A recital of works by Bach, Busoni, Debussy, Chopin, Schumann & R.A. Arjomand ¶ Wednesday · February 27 2019 · 7 PM · In the Teatro of the Italian Academy at Columbia University ¶ 1161 Amsterdam Ave. (South of 118th St.) New York City ¶ Free Admission.
Here is the image used in the poster followed by some outtakes from the rehearsal shoot:
The Italian Academy presents
MARCO FUSI · violin, viola d’amore
KUKURUZ QUARTET · pianos
Philip Bartels, Duri Collenberg, Simone Keller, Lukas Rickli
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019 AT 7 PM
Julius Eastman · Gay Guerrilla (1979)
Marcel Zaes · Quartet No.10 for four electronic metronomes (2016)
John Cage · The ten thousand things (1953/56)
Salvatore Sciarrino · Fra sé (2009)
Giacinto Scelsi · Xnoybis I, II, III (1965)
Salvatore Sciarrino · Capriccio di una corda (2009)
ADMISSION IS FREE; FIRST COME FIRST SEATED.
The Italian Academy · Columbia University · 1161 Amsterdam Ave. (south of 118th St.) NYC
With kind support from the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York, and from Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council. Photo of Julius Eastman by Donald W. Burkhardt.
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