Steve Reich Celebration with Sō Percussion
PLEASE NOTE: Free tickets are sold out, but a stand-by line will form prior to the concert.
Sō Percussion, Princeton University’s Edward T. Cone Performers-in-Residence, host a celebration—free and open to all—of iconic American composer Steve Reich. The program samples works from each decade of the composer’s prolific career. Sō Percussion will be joined onstage by vocalists Beth Meyers and Daisy Press, flutist Alex Sopp, guitarist Grey McMurray, percussionist Yumi Tamashiro, and pianists Orli Shaham and Cory Smythe. The concert will culminate with NEXUS percussion ensemble joining for Reich’s breakthrough masterpiece, Drumming, which Sō Percussion performed at the Lincoln Center Festival in Fall 2017 to critical acclaim.
6PM Panel discussion with Russell Hartenberger of NEXUS, conductor David Robertson, Simon Morrison, and Donnacha Dennehy, moderated by graduate student Victoria Aschheim
Post-concert talk-back with Steve Reich, moderated by Adam Sliwinski of Sō Percussion.