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Sound + Vision: "The Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner" by Jace Clayton

Friday, March 7 at 7:30pm

McCullough Theatre, Bass Concert Hall

Inspired by the late Julius Eastman’s powerful and rarely performed oeuvre, Clayton creates a work that restages two Eastman compositions in new arrangements. Interspersed with short theatrical vignettes and original material, JEMD is a 70-minute performance piece for grand pianos, live electronics, and vocal elements that focuses on the music and life of Julius Eastman (1940–1990), a gay African-American composer, pianist, and vocalist whose works were both hypnotic and confrontational.

Part of the Visual Arts Center's Sound + Vision series and presented in collaboration with Texas Performing Arts and Church of the Friendly Ghost.

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Arts & Humanities

Departments

College of Fine Arts, Visual Arts Center

Website

http://utvac.org/programs/sound-vision-julius-eastman-memorial-dinner-jace-clayton

Cost

Free and Open to the Public

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