Les Percussions de Strasbourg

26 Jan

Saturday, February 19 2011 7:30 pm, Meany Theater, University of Washington


The School of Music and the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) present a special appearance by Europe’s leading percussion ensemble, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, as part of their 50th anniversary North American tour. The program will include Tempus ex Machina by Gérard Grisey and Persephassa, by Iannis Xenakis—two master pieces commissioned by the group that require the players to perform surrounding the audience. The program will also include a performance of On Space, a work for percussion sextet and 3D sound composed for the group by School of Music professor Juan Pampin.

Due to the stage set-up for this concert, seating is extremely limited. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.


Saturday, February 19, 2011

7:30 p.m.


Meany Theater, UW Campus


$15 ($10 students and seniors)





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