September 04, 2012
Celebrating John Cage’s 100th Birthday
: John Cage.
The Cornish Music Series starts this year with a tribute to composer John Cage, on September 14 at 8 pm in PONCHO Concert Hall in the historic Kerry Hall on Capitol Hill. Tickets are available online.
The Seattle Times’ Michael Upchurch has an overview of this and other tributes to Cage, whose birthday is September 5, occurring around Seattle.
Cornish’s concert features bass-baritone Michael Delos, percussionist Paul Hansen, violinist Paris Hurley, percussionist Matthew Kocmieroski, soprano Natalie Lerch, pianist and conductor Roger Nelson, composer and director of Gamelan Pacifica Jarrad Powell, percussionist Robert Tucker and pianist Adrienne Varner.
Listen to five classic clips of his work here.
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