RITE OF SUMMER Music Festival at Governors Island
May 27, 2017
12:00 – 4:00 pm
Performances will take place at 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
There’s also the official Rite of Summer site which as of this writing doesn’t have the full details in yet…But please continue checking and keep them in mind.
“Entering its 7th season on the island, Rite of Summer is a classical contemporary music festival run by NYC-based pianists Pam Goldberg and Blair McMillen.ROS showcases the country’s finest artists with an emphasis on the cutting-edge.This season’s lineup includes John Cage’s prepared-piano masterpiece “Sonatas & Interludes.”The festival has commissioned 4 composers to write their own “Interludes,” so 4 pianists will each play a portion of the Cage, along with one of the new Interludes.In addition, Rite of Summer will present West Coast vocalist/electronics guru Pamela Z, the brash, young contemporary ensemble Contemporaneous, and an opening day of outdoor percussion music.”