SPECIAL SATURDAY GALLERY EVENT:
Morton FELDMAN: Crippled Symmetry
Vicki Ray, piano / celesta
Alice Teyssier, flutes
Jonathan Hepfer, vibraphone / glockenspiel
"For me at least sound was the hero, and it still is. I feel that I'm subservient. I feel that I listen to my sounds, and I do what they tell me, not what I tell them. Because I owe my life to these sounds. Right? They gave me a life." ~ Morton Feldman
Monday Evening Concerts opens its 78th concert season with Morton Feldman's late-career masterwork for flute, piano and percussion soloists, Crippled Symmetry. Inspired by the intricate patterning of Anatolian rugs, Proust's transfiguring fog of memory, and the perpetually evolving mobile-form sculptures of Alexander Calder, Feldman creates a hushed sound world in which lines function simultaneously interactively and independently. Subtly unfolding over the course of ninety minutes, Crippled Symmetry is Feldman's meditative, existential response to the urgencies and anxieties of modern life.
The Performance will be held at LAXArt, surrounded by the artist Kim Fisher's exhibition: 'A Little Bit of But'
We anticipate a full house, so please RSVP early!
Doors open at 7:30pm. Early arrival is suggested. Guests with a confirmed RSVP will be checked-in until 7:45, when doors open to the waitlist until we reach capacity. Seating will include comfortable rugs and pillows on the floor with a limited number of chairs available on a first come first serve basis.
The performance will begin at 8pm and will last around 90 minutes. Drinks will be served afterwards.
Street parking is limited around LAXART, so taking a Uber, Lyft or taxi service is recommended.
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