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Pianist Paulo Alvares with Ensemble Noamnesia

International House 3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA

Brazilian pianist Paulo Alvares joins forces once again with Philadelphia composer Gene Coleman and his new music group Ensemble Noamnesia for a program of sounds from Brazil, Argentina, Europe and the US. Music by Argentine Maurico Kagel (John Zorn's favorite composer) is featured in the form of Kagel’s piano and the seminal Sound Art composition…

An Evening with Phill Niblock : Music and Images by an American Maverick

International House 3701 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA

Phill Niblock (b. 1933) is a New York-based minimalist composer, filmmaker, multi-media musician and director of Experimental Intermedia, a foundation for avant-garde music. Niblock's work is an exploration of sound textures created by multiple tones in very dense, often atonal tunings (generally microtonal in conception) performed in long durations. This highly original music that, while…