The second ‘die Reihe. Beiträge zu auditiver Kunst und Kultur’ event during the summer term 2018 presents Alvin Lucier, American composer of experimental music and sound installations, whose work has greatly influenced contemporary music and sound art, together with The Ever Present Orchestra, dedicated to the performance of Alvin Lucier’s instrumental compositions.
The evening will start with works for/adapted for the The Ever Present Orchestra, including the premier of a new piece by Alvin Lucier for four electric guitars, followed by the classic “I am sitting in a room” (1969). The evening will finish with a conversation with Alvin Lucier himself.
Entrance is free, seating is limited.
Two Circles (2012) adapted for The Ever Present Orchestra
Tilted Arc (2018) for The Ever Present Orchestra
New Work (2018) for four electric guitars, premiere | The Ever Present Orchestra
I Am Sitting in a Room (1969) for voice and electroacoustic tape | Alvin Lucier, performance
Alvin Lucier in conversation
‘die Reihe. Contributions to auditory art and culture’ is an event series of the Audio Communication Group at Technical University Berlin and the Master’s program Sound Studies at the Berlin Career College at Berlin University oft he Arts. This concert is produced in cooperation with the Zurich University of the Arts, with additional support by Musikfonds e. V.
Die Reihe: Alvin Lucier and The Ever Present Orchestra
Thursday, 31st May 2018 | Starts: 19:30 CET
UdK Berlin: Joseph-Joachim-Konzertsaal | Bundesallee 1-12 | 10719 Berlin-Wilmersdorf
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