past performance

2014 Avant Music Festival

Two weeks of music from the evolving Avant-Garde

Curated by Randy Gibson and Megan Schubert

Schedule of Events:

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 - 8PM
Alvin Lucier

Alvin Lucier has created a new solo vocal work to be performed by Joan La Barbara in the mold of his landmark I Am Sitting In A Room with text by Lydia Davis*.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - NOON TO 8PM - FREE ADMISSION
John Cage's Variations IV

An all-day free performance of Cage's Variations IV with sounds happening all around Wild Project throughout the day. To take part, sign up here.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - 5PM - FREE ADMISSION
Composer Roundtable Discussion

Composers Alvin Lucier, Alex Mincek, and Randy Gibson sit down with host Olivia Giovetti for a live-streamed discussion about the nature of contemporary music.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014 - 8PM
John Cage's Europera 5

Cage's monumental and rarely-heard last opera, Europera 5, gets an intimate staging with lighting design by Kryssy Wright, arias from Megan Schubert and Adam Herskowitz, and piano from Yegor Shevtsov.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - 8PM
Alex Mincek

Alex Mincek presents an evening of new and recent works featuring percussion and saxophone.

SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014 - 8PM
Randy Gibson's Apparitions Of The Four Pillars In The Midwinter Starfield Under The Astral 789 Duet

The closing performance of the festival features Gibson's ongoing meditative Apparitions Of The Four Pillars in a newly revised three hour performance featuring Randy Gibson, Voice and Sine Waves; Jen Baker and William Lang, Trombones; Drew Blumberg and Erik Carlson, Violins; Meaghan Burke, Cello with video sculpture by Oscar Henriquez, and lighting design by Kryssy Wright.

upcoming performances

TIGUE X Randy Gibson: Resonating Apparitions

April 11
New York No Limits Film Series

April 12
TCS x Roya Carreras: The Big Balloon

April 14-15
SPOTLIGHT ON FESTIVALS: RISE OF THE PHOENIX

April 17-30
ENTERTAINING MR. SLOAN

May 4-14
SUMMERWORKS 2017

May 20-July 1

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