Another edition of my popular and sundry newsletter … Pacific Overtures. February, 2018.
Video: Xenakis, with audience
Would you buy a ticket to this? The piece is “Terretektorh” for 88 musicians (1966) by the Greek avant-garde composer Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001). The orchestra is supposed to “scatter” itself among the public during a performance, as you see is