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CalArts Partch at REDCAT

Partch performs at REDCAT June 23-24.

This weekend’s musical lineup at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts’ downtown Los Angeles performance space, features the Grammy award-winning ensemble Partch.

The musicians specialize in the music and instruments of American composer Harry Partch (1901-1974), who is known for working outside the musical structure of standard Western tuning, and for integrating elements of theater into his compositions.

On Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, Partch (the ensemble) will perform Partch’s score for the 1958 arthouse film “Windsong” by Madeline Tourtelot.

The film is loosely based on the Greek mythological story about Apollo’s amorous pursuit of the virgin Daphne. Partch’s thrilling, atmospheric film score for Windsong is some of the composer’s most memorable mid-century music, and has not been played in Los Angeles until now.

The ensemble will also be performing three more works by Partch: Twelve Intrusions, Dark Brother, Sonata Dementia, and, in memory of Partch’s close friend Lou Harrison, Suite for Violoncello & Harp by Harrison.

One of the highlights of the concert is being able to experience the composer’s incredible custom-built instruments, such as the Chromelodeon, Kithara, Cloud Chamber Bowls, BooBams, HypoBass and Adapted Guitars, live.

Partch, which is almost entirely comprised of CalArts alumni and faculty, includes: John Schneider, Erin Barnes (Music BFA 97), Matt Cook (Music MFA 10), Derek Stein (Music MFA 10), Nick Terry (Music MFA 04), TJ Troy (Music MFA 01), Alex Wand (Music MFA 12), and The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts faculty Vicki Ray, and Alison Bjorkedal.

Partch has performed for Chamber Music in Historic Sites, the LA County Museum of Art, UCLA’s Partch Centennial Celebration, Sacramento’s Festival of New American Music, Minnesota Public Radio’s American Mavericks, the Songliness series at Mills College, and the Gordon Getty Concerts at the Getty Center. Partch is also the resident ensemble of Microfest, an annual festival of microtonal music.

June 23-24, 8:30 p.m., REDCAT, 631 West 2nd Street, Los Angeles. Tickets: $25 general, $20 students, $12 CalArts community

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  1. Dave Rickmers says:

    Good to see some real art come out of CIA for
    a change. Partch will make your brain expand.

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