Sound Hearth: Happy 80th! (Special Event)

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Sound Hearth: Happy 80th!
Thursday, August 03, 2017 6:00 PM
Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event), Crested Butte, CO
  • Special Event
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General Admission

$160.00
ALL SALES ARE FINAL
Includes $110 Tax Deduction.

Celebrate the birthdays of newly minted octogenarians and composers that changed the course of musical history – Philip Glass, Steve Reich, and David Del Tredici. These composers were responsible for reviving the tonal tradition incomposition after the mid-twentieth century’s fascination with atonality and serialism. In addition to hearing music by each of the composers, you’ll learn a work and perform it as a group!

Why is this a special concert?
• What an amazing chance to celebrate three of the most influential American composers of the twentieth century
• Expand your horizons – even if you think you dislike twentieth-century music, we think you’ll really like the music on this concert! Give it a shot!
• You get to perform as a group!
 
What if I hate “new music”?
When you think of “new music” (and your dislike for it), it probably stems from mid-century serial or atonal compositions (think cacophonous and spiky). Well, if you hate that music then you’re in luck with this one as these three composers were instrumental in returning the compositional idiom to its tonal roots. (In fact, David Del Tredici, the founder of neo-Romanticism, is famous for wearing a t-shirt that says, “Tonality lives!”) We promise that the music performed on this concert will be accessible, beautiful, and above all, enjoyable!
 
Who are the composers?
Steve Reich

Performers:
Eric Moe, pianist and composer
 
Program to feature:
Songs by David Del Tredici
Piano works by Philip Glass
Piano works by Eric Moe that are in response to works by Glass and Del Tredici
Violin Phases by Steve Reich
Audience participation
 
Did you know?
In addition to being a composer of music for stage and theatre, Philip Glass has written many influential film scores, including for: The Hours (Oscar nominated), Koyaanisqatsi, The Illusionist, Notes on a Scandal (Oscar nominated),  Kunden (Oscar nominated), The Truman Show, and numerous others.
Both David Del Tredici and Steve Reich have won the Pulitzer Prize

 
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Show Details
  • When: Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 6:00 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)
  • Ticket Price: $160.00
  • Door Time: 5:30 PM
  • Show Type: Chamber
  • Restrictions: Special Event
  • Where: Private Residence (location information will be sent via email prior to event) Crested Butte, CO 81224