Ben Johnston, Kepler Quartet violinist Eric Segnitz, and I were in attendance for this wonderful and interesting performance of a too-little known late Cage work. Luckily I was able to be there to record it. One note: if you have the bandwidth, play the video in 720p HD!

John Cage’s Europera 5
Dated: April, 1991
Instrumentation: two singers, piano, victrola, television, radio, truckera (i.e. tape), light and director
Duration: 60′
Performed July 2012, Milwaukee, WI
Performers: Zachary Cohen, Karim Suluayman, David Friend, Miranda Loud

(*any ads are because of matched content.)