CFA buildings

Arthur Russell’s “City Park” [VENUE CHANGE]

Friday, September 29, 2023 at 4:30pm
World Music Hall


Graduate music student Nick Hallett directs a performance of the work “City Park” (1973) by composer and cellist Arthur Russell (1951–1992), which integrates chamber music, electronics, concrete poetry, turntablism, and modern rock, in World Music Hall. The performance will feature percussionist David Van Tieghem, who participated in the work’s premiere, and composer Peter Zummo ’70, MA ’75, another primary Russell collaborator, in ensemble with cellist Alex Waterman and graduate music students Nat Baldwin, Lea Bertucci, Parsa Ferdowsi, and Shawn O’Sullivan. The work will also be performed at the New York City AIDS Memorial on Saturday, September 30, 2023.