Antithese: Theatrical Percussion

Antithese: Theatrical Percussion

A program of humorous and dramatic works that blend and blur theatre, speech, and percussion. This project features the absurdities and instigating ingenuities of composers Mauricio Kagel, Rick Burkhardt, Stuart Saunders Smith, and Mark Applebaum.

Kagel – Rrrrrrr (selections)
Kagel – Antithese
Perry – Sound glyth for Globokar
Applebaum – Aphasia
Smith – Songs I-IX
Burkhardt – Simulcast

Performed by Iktus Percussion members Piero Guimaraes and Josh Perry.

Based in New York City, Iktus Percussion is an ambitious, collective-based operation committed to expanding the boundaries of the percussion genre featuring an array of industrious and multi-talented percussionists. With an exciting and diverse repertoire, Iktus has performed at such venues and festivals as the Bang on A Can Marathon, Galapagos Arts Space, Le Poisson Rouge, Roulette, Issue Project Room, National Sawdust, Symphony Space, The Tank, and Trinity Church. Iktus was selected as a Time Out New York Critic’s Pick: Top Ten Concert of the Year in 2010 and received critical acclaim from the New York Times their performance with the St. Petersburg Chamber Symphony.

Admission fee: $7 at the Door.