Steve Reich .. and other events to memorize

.. not to be forgotten should be Steve Reich‘s 70th birthday at the beginning of the month and my incredible luck to attend a performing of ‘Drumming‘ with him and his musicians about a week ago. He is recently touring around the world and summarizes that he would never had thought even slightly about these worldwide tributes when he started his composing career.
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.. another outstanding performance even though a different league might (sorrily no chance to attend) be the upcoming event with Anthony & The Johnsons and Charles AtlasTurning‘:

Turning features a simple yet moving orchestration of string trio, piano, bass and drums, as well as video footage of thirteen ‘NYC Beauties’, whose intimate and hypnotic portraits are captured, processed and projected by Atlas, whilst slowly turning onstage.
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