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Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Originale

Stuakhausen Event

Archived Event

No Longer Showing.

Fifty years after its storied New York premiere, the composer's response to the Happening gets a 21st–century staging, directed by Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson (Big Art Group), with a creative team featuring filmmaker A.L. Steiner and sound projectionist Joe Drew. The cast of "Originals"—the word is used to imply a simultaneous sense of authenticity and eccentricity—describes a community of contemporary performance makers, musicians, and artists, whose actions are organized by Stockhausen's score and accompanied by noted electroacoustic compositions such as Kontakte. Curated by Nick Hallett for Darmstadt: Essential Repertoire. Co-produced by The Kitchen and Goethe-Institut.

On the afternoon of November 8, the Goethe-Institut will also host A 21st Century Originale, a panel discussion with Andrew Lampert (artist and filmmaker, Anthology Film Archives) Sophie Landres, (art history, Stony Brook University), Alexandro Segade (participating artist, member of My Barbarian and Courtesy the Artist) and AK Burns (artist). More details here.

November 7–8, 8pm
Tickets $15

 
Director Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson
Pianist Stephen Drury
Percussionist Stuart W Gerber
Sound Projectionist Joe Drew
Action Musician Rachel Mason (Nov 7), Colin Self (Nov 8)
Poet Eileen Myles
Action Painter Joan Jonas
Model Justin Vivian Bond (Nov 7), Bishi (Nov 8)
Wardrobe threeASFOUR
Performer I Nao Bustamante
Performer II Ishmael Houston-Jones
Performer III Niv Acosta
Performer IV Alexandro Segade
Performer V Lucy Sexton
Animal handler Narcissister
Singer Nick Hallett
Child Raul de Nieves
Newspaper Seller Saori Tsukada
Conductor Zach Layton
Filmmaker A.L. Steiner
 

Assistant Directors: Eleanor Bishop, Ben Gansky, Margo Gray, Terrence Mosley, Alice Pearson, Michelle Sutherland
Video Design: Lawrence Shea, Kevin Ramser

Watch the full video of the 1964 Originale on EAI's site.

Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Originale is made possible with support from Foundation For Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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