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New York, NY—Inuksuit

August 27, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

1pm AND 3pm

More than 60 percussionists will come together to perform John Luther Adams’s “Inuksuit,” an epic outdoor piece that has helped to redefine what live musical experience can be in the 21st-century. Rite of Summer will be presenting two afternoon performances of “Inuksuit,” a work the New York Times has called “the ultimate environmental piece.”

Greg Saunier of the band Deerhoof, and Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are both confirmed. The band will also feature members of:

TIGUE
Mantra Percussion
Iktus Percussion
Ensemble et al
Sandbox Percussion
Loop 2.4.3
Palladium Percussion

and Students from:

Stony Brook
Queens College
NYU
Mantra Youth Percussion

Details

Date:
August 27, 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://riteofsummer.com/2016/04/08/inuksuit/

Venue

Governors Island at Nolan Park
New York, NY 11231 United States + Google Map
Website:
https://govisland.com/