Partch: On the Road

"Weird and wonderful sonorities, truly unlike anything else on Earth or any neighboring celestial body." L.A. Weekly

The ensemble directed by guitarist John Schneider continues its multimedia survey of the far-ranging and iconoclastic body of work created by American composer and raconteur Harry Partch. The program this year focuses on tales of travel and exile in the compositions San Francisco, Barstow: Eight Hitchhiker Inscriptions and Seventeen Lyrics of Li Po. Special presentations include Partch’s own filmed performance of U.S. Highball -- an account of riding the rails during the Depression -- and the 1952 triptych Plectra and Percussion Dances: Satyr-Play Music for Dance Theater.

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WED 5/30
8:30 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff