Score (40 Drawings by Thoreau) and 23 parts: SOLD OUT
Twelve Haiku followed by a Recording of the Dawn at Stony Point, New York, August 6, 1974
Sunday 21 November
Deer Shelter Skyspace, Yorkshire Sculpture Park 7.30am,
Tickets £50 - Includes return coach transfer from Huddersfield and breakfast in the YSP restaurant following the performance. (Limited availability – advance booking is essential)
John Cage Score (40 Drawings by Thoreau) and 23 parts: Twelve Haiku followed by a Recording of the Dawn at Stony Point, New York, August 6, 1974 (UK Premiere)
Audience members are advised to dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear
Join us for this unique event at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire's international centre for modern and contemporary art, for an exclusive dawn performance of music by John Cage. Apartment House present the UK premiere of Cage's Score (40 Drawings by Thoreau) and 23 Parts... in the atmospheric and contemplative
setting of James Turrell's Skyspace, sited at the Park's 18th-century Grade II listed deer shelter.
In Score (40 Drawings by Thoreau) and 23 Parts... graphical sketches are taken from Henry Thoreau's journals, combined with musical templates and ordered according to the structure of Japanese haiku poetry. This is followed by a tape recording of dawn made at Cage's home in Stony Point, opening the listener's ears to the outside world and mirrored in this performance by the changing light of the Yorkshire sky.
Produced by hcmf// and Yorkshire Sculpture Park
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