REDCAT Winter / Spring 2013 Season

Lou Harrison
Lou Harrison (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


Feb 07 to Feb 08
CEAIT Festival 2013
The two different programs that make up this year’s festival from the CalArts Center for Experiments in Art, Information and Technology (CEAIT) offer a triad of avant-garde techno music-makers. One night features Bonnie Jones, whose “no-input” style of sound-text performances…

Mar 02
Lou Harrison: A World of Music
A Los Angeles premiere screening celebrates American composer, artist, writer and activist Lou Harrison (1917–2003), who forged a new course for 20th-century music with hauntingly beautiful pieces using western, eastern, and custom-made instruments inspired by Javanese gamelan and…

Apr 17
wild Up
Known for producing visceral, convention-defying concert experiences, the daring Los Angeles modern music collective wild Up explores a range of their influential contemporaries from Brooklyn in this eclectic program presented in conjunction with the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s adventurous Brooklyn…

Apr 22 to Apr 23
Christian Wolff
For 60 years, Christian Wolff has been at the center of composing’s avant-garde, working alongside such figures as John Cage, Merce Cunningham and Cornelius Cardew. In these two nights of exceptional performances, Wolff pays tribute to fellow great Elliott Carter with a work played by the Formalist Quartet…

Jun 07 to Jun 08
Partch: Eroica Dances
In a welcome return, the Grammy-nominated ensemble devoted to the works of American composer and maverick musician Harry Partch performs a program centered on the Marimba Eroica—one of Partch’s custom-designed instruments. Weighing in at 847 pounds and eight-feet in length, the Eroica generates tones…