Jonny Greenwood: Popcorn Superhet Receiver
The Magik*Magik Orchestra
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
William Winant, percussion
August 21, 2008

San Francisco debutand the surprise finale of the 2007-08 season. The night before Radiohead takes the stage at the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, Wordless Music will present the West Coast premiere of Jonny Greenwood’s Popcorn Superhet Receiver for string orchestra. Conductor Benjamin Shwartz will lead the Magik*Magik Orchestra in a program of music by Arvo Part, a major influence on the music of Jonny Greenwood and Radiohead, along with Bay Area composers Fred Frith, Mason Bates, and John Adams.

The Herbst Theatre

401 Van Ness Avenue (inside the War Memorial Building), San Francisco, CA