“800 Years of Minimalism”

Rhys Chatham: A Crimson Grail, for 200 electric guitars

Manuel Gottsching: E2-E4 (US premiere)

Beata Viscera: The Music of Pérotin
August 15, 2008

A special co-production with Lincoln Center Out of Doors, highlighting spiritual minimalist music from eight centuries of human experience, and the transcendental ecstatic dimension of music-making. Program to include: selected vocal works by the 13th-century medieval composer Perotin; the world premiere of Rhys Chatham’s A Crimson Grail, for 200 Electric Guitars (Outdoor Version), a Lincoln Center commission; and the U.S. live premiere of Manuel Gottsching’s early electronic classic E2-E4, presented with visuals by the Joshua Light Show. A free concert.

Damrosch Bandshell

Lincoln Center

Columbus Avenue & West 62nd Street

canceled due to inclement weather