The Stone

In Performance: CAGE100 @ The Stone (New York City, NY)

The John Cage Centennial gives us 12 days of Cage on the composer’s 100th anniversary of birth. While classical ensembles and universities re-performing Cage’s pieces produce homages and work to embody that certain John Cage feeling, those looking for some of the most exciting and irreverent new music performances of and dealing with Cage’s oeuvre will find themselves at The Stone. During this series, contemporary performance and interdisciplinary artists demonstrate how the current movements into “new opera” and “performance music” also have roots in aspects of John Cage’s work involving objects, aleatoricism, electronics, noise, composer-performer relationships, voice, text, and intimacy of the performance situation. 9/4 begins CAGE100 @ Th...