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The LA Phil’s citywide, multidisciplinary Minimalist Jukebox Festival celebrates America’s greatest contribution to classical music and the single most important musical movement of the 20th century and beyond.
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As part of the LA Phil's Minimalist Jukebox Festival, electro pioneers Kraftwerk will perform eight 3-D concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall March 18-21, 2014. Each night covers one of Kraftwerk’s groundbreaking studio albums—alongside additional compositions from their back catalog. Each performance is a perfectly synchronized audio-visual spectacle, complete with new improvisations, pristine digital sound, 3-D projections and animation.
1 Autobahn (1974), Tuesday, March 18, 7:30pm
2 Radio-Activity (1975), Tuesday, March 18, 10:30pm
3 Trans Europe Express (1977), Wednesday, March 19, 7:30pm
4 The Man-Machine (1978), Wednesday, March 19, 10:30pm
5 Computer World (1981), Thursday, March 20, 7:30pm
6 Techno Pop (1986), Thursday, March 20, 10:30pm
7 The Mix (1991), Friday, March 21, 7:30pm
8 Tour De France (2003), Friday, March 21, 10:30pm
Sat APR 5 & 12 11am
This brand new exploration of musical Minimalism will delve into the art of rhythm, repetition, looping, phasing and more, as well as the way these concepts play out in the orchestral music of today.
Tue APR 8 8pm
Reich’s haunting classic Different Trains closes a program devoted to new Minimalist directions from Missy Mazzoli and Mark Grey. John Adams conducts.
Fri-Sat APR 11 & 12 8pm
Sun APR 13 2pm
One of Minimalism’s true pioneers, Terry Riley has composed a brand new Organ Concerto for us, inspired by his late nights improvising on “Hurricane Mama” (Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 6,134-pipe organ). Adams also leads his Naive and Sentimental Music, which was commissioned, premiered and recorded by the LA Phil.
Thu APR 17 & Sat APR 19 8pm
Philip Glass’ operatic/choral music from the Rome section of Robert Wilson’s monumental the CIVIL warS.
Fri APR 18 8pm
Opening with 144 iterations of the same loud chord, this extraordinary four-part vocal/instrumental work incorporates eclectic musical influences ranging from Bach and Stravinsky to “L’homme armé” and boogie-woogie, all in Andriessen’s unique style.