Michael Pisaro and Charles Curtis in Houston

QO2 - 110710 - portrait: Michael Pisaro
QO2 – 110710 – portrait: Michael Pisaro (Photo credit: fabonthemoon)

From Houston’s Nameless Sound:

Nameless Sound presents
Sound Observations
Michael Pisaro and Charles Curtis
two nights of creative music paired with Houston’s most distinctive and renowned art environments

Tuesday, April 22 2014
In the event of rain, the concert will take place on Wednesday, April 23 2014.
Michael Pisaro
presented in collaboration with Rice University’s The Shepherd School of Music and Rice Public Art
at James Turrell’s Twilight Epiphany Skyspace
adjacent to the Shepherd School of Music
3100 Main Street

Violet Transmission (Grey Series No. 4) for electric guitar, noise and sine tones (2014) by Michael Pisaro – performed by Michael Pisaro
Slices for Cello and Prerecorded Orchestra (2011) by Alvin Lucier – performed by Charles Curtis
New York Counterpoint (1985) by Steve Reich – performed by Richie Hawley

Michael Pisaro (Los Angeles): electric guitar, noise, sine tones
Charles Curtis (San Diego): cello
Richie Hawley (Houston): clarinet

Thursday, April 24 2014
Charles Curtis
presented in collaboration with The Rothko Chapel
at the Rothko Chapel
3400 Yukon St, Houston TX 77006

Naldjorlak I (2005) by Éliane Radigue – performed by Charles Curtis
Piece to be Determined by Michael Pisaro – performed by
The Nameless Sound Ensemble

Charles Curtis (San Diego): cello
Nameless Sound Ensemble – members to-be-announced