John Cage Festival wants YOU to get involved in the composer’s centenary celebrations.
If you have nothing to say and want to say it very publicly, here’s your chance.
Join Ensemble Offspring and New York experimental music gurus Bang On A Can for an extraordinary celebration of the life, music (depending on which way you look at it) and philosophy of John Cage, marking the centenary of his birth.
New music collectives and devotees will take over the Opera House on Sunday November 3 for Musicircus,a “happening” first presented by Cage in 1967, in which dozens of performers simultaneously play different compositions on whatever instruments they can get their hands on. If that sounds chaotic, there’s a kind of method to the madness: each performer’s actions are determined by the flip of a coin, the roll of the dice or a randomly selected page of the I Ching. Audience members can sit in awe or point and laugh, for free.
And here’s your chance to get in on the action. Sydney Opera House is calling for performers and members of the general public to register their interestin taking part… Even Limelight‘s Online...