Either/Or Spring Festival 2011

The Kitchen
Thu, 06/02/2011 - 8:00pm - Fri, 06/03/2011 - 8:00pm

The acclaimed experimental music ensemble Either/Or presents its 6th annual Spring Festival of contemporary chamber music. As part of The Kitchen’s 40th anniversary season, Thursday's concert pairs classics from the genesis of New York's experimental music scene of the 1970s with emerging composers in a program including Robert Ashley, George Lewis, Steve Reich, and a new work for string quartet from Australian composer Andrew Byrne. Friday evening's program focuses on the European margins with rarities from Luigi Nono, Horatiu Radulescu, Giacinto Scelsi, alongside recent works of Raphaël Cendo and other younger artists.

Thursday, June 2: music by Robert Ashley, George Lewis, Steve Reich, and Andrew Byrne

Friday, June 3: music by Horatiu Radulescu, Giacinto Scelsi, Luigi Nono, and Raphaël Cendo

Anthony Burr - clarinets
Jennifer Choi - violin
Richard Carrick - piano, conductor
Pala Garcia - violin
James Ilgenfritz -bass
Margaret Lancaster - flute
Matt Marks - horn
Chris McIntyre - organ
Esther Noh - violin
John Popham - cello
Jane Rigler - flutes
David Shively - percussion, organ
Alex Waterman - cello
Erin Wight - viola

Tickets: $12 - Ticket info: http://www.thekitchen.org/event/262/0/1/

Music programs at The Kitchen are made possible with generous support from The Amphion Foundation, the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.