A Recital for Terry Adkins
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A Recital for Terry Adkins

George Lewis / Ensemble Pamplemousse

A co-presentation with the Institute of Contemporary Art and Ars Nova Workshop


140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
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From pioneering composer and pioneering electronic musician George Lewis comes this homage to the artist, performer, and multi-instrumentalist Terry Adkins. Adkins, who passed away in 2014, was celebrated for his Recitals, which began as live performances within his gallery installations. A Recital For Terry Adkins is a large-scale open-form ritual with live interaction between instruments, electronic sounds, and digitized still and moving images drawn from the work of Adkins, and one of his signal influences, Romare Bearden, a key figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

Electronics and video George Lewis
Keyboards David Broome
Flute, piccolo, bass flute Natacha Diels
Violin Josh Modney
Percussion Andrew Greenwald
Cello Jessie Marino

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This performance is in conjunction with the Institute of Contemporary Art’s exhibition The Freedom Principle.

A Recital For Terry Adkins was commissioned for the exhibition Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, a project conceived and directed by Robert G. O’Meally of The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University.

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