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Wall to Wall Steve Reich

Sunday, April 30, 2017
at 3:00 PM

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY 10025

Free Event

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Symphony Space’s annual extravaganza celebrates Steve Reich, who The New York Times called “our greatest living composer.” Part of his 80th birthday celebrations, Wall to Wall Steve Reich will feature his music from his influential early Minimalist masterpieces of the 1960s to recent work. Leading music ensembles and performers will appear paying tribute to “the most original musical thinker of our time” (New Yorker).

Segment 1: 3pm-5pm

Piano Counterpoint (1973, arr. 2011 by Vincent Corver)
performed by Vicky Chow

WTC 9/11 (2010)
performed by Mivos Quartet

Electric Counterpoint (1987)
performed by Mark Stewart, Dither, and friends

Sidewalk, set to Double Sextet (2007)
performed by Keigwin + Company

Segment 2: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Clapping Music (1972)
City Life (1995)
performed by Alarm Will Sound

Steve Reich and Alan Pierson in Conversation

Four Genesis Settings from The Cave (1990-1993, arr. 2013 by Alan Pierson)
New York Counterpoint (1985)
Radio Rewrite (2013)
performed by Alarm Will Sound

Segment 3: 8pm-10pm

Different Trains (1988)
performed by Mivos Quartet

Steve Reich and Alan Pierson in Conversation

Desert Music (1983, brass arr. 2001 by Alan Pierson)
performed by American Composers Orchestra