In C, On Drugs

Category : Blog Archive Apr 22nd, 2009

If Mozart got stoned, would the result be . . . Terry Riley?

From Playbill Arts:

Forty-five years after its premiere, Terry Riley’s minimalist masterpiece In C arrives at Carnegie Hall April 24. This one-time-only event will feature the talents of Riley, the Kronos Quartet and 60 artists from all musical disciplines.

Before the walls of this venerable institution begin to melt and reform anew, here’s what Riley and Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington say about the minimalist musical be-in that altered the course of music history.

Read on…