It'll be intense, I promise. I'm in the Section 1, Soprano 1 corner (David Daniell's group).
Friday August 15th, 7:00 pm Rhys Chatham's A Crimson Grail (2008) for 200 Electric Guitars (Outdoor Version) Lincoln Center Out of Doors at Damrosch Park, Southwest corner of the Lincoln Center Plaza (62nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue), New York, NY 10023
Composer Rhys Chatham and section leaders David Daniell, Seth Olinsky, John King, and Ned Sublette lead an oversized orchestra of 200 volunteer guitarists and electric bassists in the world premiere of A Crimson Grail for 200 Electric Guitars (Outdoor Version). The work, originally composed for Paris famed Sacré-Coeur, has been extensively revised to suit the dynamics of the Park's outdoor acoustics. ALSO APPEARING: Beata Viscera: The Music of Pérotin (fl. c. 1200) and Manuel Göttsching: E2-E4 (12.12.81) with the Joshua Light Show.