Composers William Basinski and Rhys Chatham in conversation as part of Arcadia - a series of music and live art events co-curated by William Basinski and Art Assembly in London.
Door Times : 7pm
Tickets : £4 advance / £5 on the door
From March 2014, Basinski and Art Assembly will co-curate a series of Arcadia inspired music and live art events in London.
Charlemagne Palestine + Rhys Chatham – 20th March 2014
Charlemagne Palestine is a minimalist composer, performer and visual artist from New York. He performs epic, ritualistic and intense extended duration pieces for organ. A native New Yorker now living in Paris, composer Rhys Chatham helped define New York’s downtown aesthetic in the ’70s. Palestine and Chatham first met in the late 60′s in New York. Ever respectful and admiring of each others work, this performance sees two giants in modern composition perform on stage together 30 years after their initial collaboration. Presented in conjunction with St John Sessions. William Basinski will perform at this event. Tickets £16
A Secret Rose for 100 electric guitars, el. bass and drums will have its UK premier in Birmingham, UK as part of the Frontiers Music Festival on June 7, 2014. The performance will take place at the Birmingham Town Hall at 7pm.
If you are interested in being a part of the orchestra, you will find the application on the Frontiers website starting Thursday February 20.