Eliza McCarthy

16 February 2013 - 8 June 2013 / 15:00
Art Gallery


Tickets:
Free to The Bride and the Bachelors same-day ticket holders

subject to availability



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On five afternoons during The Bride and the Bachelors, there will be a rare opportunity to listen to live Cage music by contemporary pianist Eliza McCarthy.

She has performed and worked with some of the world's leading composers, including John Adams, George Crumb, Heiner Goebbels and Judith Weir. McCarthy will perform a varied assortment of Cage's music illustrating the composer's multifaceted path of discovery.

Performance schedule

Sat 16 Feb
A Valentine Out of Season for prepared piano (1944)
The Unavailable Memory Of for prepared piano (1944)
Soliloquy (1945)
The Seasons (1947)

Sun 24 Mar
Daughters of the Lonesome Ilse for prepared piano (1945) for choreography by Jean Erdman
Primitive for prepared piano (1942) for choreography by Wilson Williams
Root of An Unfocus for prepared piano (1944)
Bacchanale for prepared piano (1942) for choreography by Syvilla Fort

Sat 27 Apr
Music for Marcel Duchamp for prepared piano(1947)
Tossed as it is Untroubled for prepared piano(1943)
Prelude for Meditation for prepared piano(1944)
Waiting (1952)
Dream (1948)
Chess Pieces (1944)

Sun 26 May
John Cage, Music for Piano 4-19 (1953)
John Cage, Music for piano 69-84 (1956)

Sat 8 Jun
John Cage, Music for Marcel Duchamp (1947)
John Cage, Primitive (1942) for choreography by Wilson Williams
John Cage, A Valentine Out of Season (1944)
John Cage, Bacchanale (1942) for choreography by Syvilla Fort






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The Bride and the Bachelors
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