Portrait of George Lewis

Ensemble 20/21 | April 13, 2024 7:30 p.m.

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Ensemble 20/21 celebrates this year’s composer in residence with a “Portrait of George Lewis,” featuring works by the award-winning composer, musicologist, author, computer-installation artist, and trombonist. Since the early 1970s, Mr. Lewis has expanded the frontiers of experimental music with wildly inventive works that bridge traditions of acoustic and electric, American and European, rhythmic and free form. This final concert of the season honors the MacArthur Fellow and pioneering legend who continues to sit at the vanguard of contemporary musical expression. 


Program
GEORGE LEWIS The Deformation of Mastery
String Quartet 1.5
Anthem
INTERMISSON
The Mangle of Practice
Born Obbligato
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