Terry Riley's "In C" (50th birthday concert), presented by Darmstadt Essential Repertoire and LPR. More information here.
California Composer Terry Riley launched what is now known as the Minimalist movement with his revolutionary classic IN C in 1964. This seminal work Provided a new concept in musical form based on interlocking repetitive patterns.
Fifty years to the day after its storied premiere, Terry Riley’s pioneering, free-wheeling composition In C (1964) is celebrated by Gotham’s “most vital, audacious and energizing performance” (New York Times) of the work. Convened by the Darmstadt series (also celebrating its 10th anniversary), the group features members of Ensemble LPR, Hotel Elefant, and a diversity of musicians at the crossroads of New York’s new music scene. Visuals will be provided by Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan/ESP TV.