Events Around the World

Music for Merce

Performance / United States
February 23, 2017 - February 24, 2017
McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center
725 Vineland Place | Minneapolis, MN

Cunningham and longtime partner/composer John Cage were renowned for their legendary collaborations with the most significant experimental musicians of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Join us to celebrate this remarkable legacy over two historic evenings with a festival of music and sound performances curated by composer/guitarist John King.

Featured with King are electronic music pioneer and longtime Merce Cunningham Dance Company associate David Behrman, contemporary classical composer Christian Wolff, and composer/performers Joan La BarbaraFast ForwardIkue MoriGeorge LewisZeena Parkins, and Radiohead’s Philip Selway with London multi-instrumentalist Quinta.

John King received an ACC Fellowship in 1991 to observe and participate in contemporary music activities in Japan.

Grantee: John King