Spring at RPI’s EMPAC

John Zorn (cropped version)

This Spring’s music highlights from EMPAC in Troy, NY:

Talea Ensemble
: Music of Fausto Romitelli
Saturday March 31, 8:00 PM | Concert Hall
Talea Ensemble performs the work of Fausto Romitelli, who twisted the sound field of psychedelic rock to create his own artificial palette for composition.

John Zorn
Tuesday April 3, 7:30 PM | Studio 2
A rare solo performance by the legendary avant-garde saxophonist.

Colin Stetson + Tyshawn Sorey
Thursday April 5, 7:30 PM | Studio 2
Two extraordinary composer/performers take their instruments into uncharted territory.

Oliveros at 80
Thursday May 10, 7:30 PM | Concert Hall
Celebrating the 80th birthday of Pauline Oliveros, complete with a musical performance in a re-creation of the two-million-gallon Fort Worden Cistern.

Sunday May 13, 6:00 PM | Concert Hall
Cutting-edge compositions juxtapose with 20th century masterpieces in a performance by one of Europe’s foremost new music ensembles that will push the boundaries of technical and artistic innovation.