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Ian Pace (piano): Xenakis Centenary Concert — Composers with a Side Hustle

1st April 2023 @ 7:30 pm


The concert celebrates Xenakis but also those who had standard day jobs:

Xenakis – architect
Felman – worked in parents clothes factory
Glass – taxi driver, plumber
Ives – Insurance Clerk
James Williamson – Insurance Claims Handler
Cage – Graphic designer & Fungus Collector (mycologist)

Xenakis: Mists 
Glass: Knee Play 4 (from Einstein on the Beach
Feldman: Extension 3
Ives: Selection of short piano works
1) Anthem – Processional 
2) Study No. 21 – Some Southpaw Pitching 
3) The Seen and Unseen 
4) Baseball Take-Off
5) Allegretto
6) Bad and Good Resolutions 
James Williamson: New Work (WP)
Xenakis – Chansons I-VI 
Cage – In a Landscape 
Xenakis – A.r. (Homage Ravel)

6.45pm – preconcert talk by James Williamson plus a complimentary glass of wine or juice

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St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel

St. Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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