#270 Live at Lincoln Center: Vanishing City

Jeremiah Moss’ book, Vanishing New York inspired this live program featuring the music of New York City composers who were an important staple of the ’70’s and ’80’s scene but were taken too soon. We’re honoring Julius Eastman, Arthur Russell, Ben Weber, and Tui St. German Tucker by representing their works and stories.

This program took place at the Lincoln Center Atrium and also featured a pre-concert panel presentation with Jeremiah Moss, Open House New York director Gregory Wessner, author of Country of Cities Vishaan Chakrabarti and composer Frank J. Oteri.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Dan Goldberg

Music
Piano Sonata No. 2 by Tui St. George Tucker
Roger Tréfousse, piano

Three Short Pieces by Arthur Russell
Arranged: Seth Boustead
Caeli Smith viola; James Kim, cello

Lyric Piece by Ben Weber
Adelya Nartadjieva, violin; Suliman Tekali, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; James Kim, cello

Experimental Music for Ezra Pound by Arthur Russell
Arranged: Seth Boustead
Roger Tréfousse, piano; Neil Beckmann, guitar; Sae Hashimoto, percussion; Aaron Wolff, cello/narrator

The Moon’s Silent Modulation by Julius Eastman
Opera on Tap; Suliman Tekalli, violin; Adelya Nartadjieva, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; James Kim, cello; Sam Suggs, bass; Beomjae Kim, flute; Sae Hashimoto, percussion; Erika Dohi, piano; Mika Sasaki, piano; Mila Henry, conductor

This is How We Walk On the Moonby Arthur Russell
Christian Hörgren, cello; ndreas Söderström, guitar; Johnny Lynch, Karl-Jonas Winqvist, and Sara Wilson vocals

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