Thursday, August 25, 2011
The Box Is Empty plays Andriessen
The Box Is Empty, Seattle’s newest contemporary music ensemble, introduces itself with a performance of two works by the groundbreaking Louis Andriessen. The program offers the rare opportunity to hear Andriessen’s early masterpiece De Volharding (perserverence). The unrelenting Workers Union completes the program for an exciting insight into the music of one the last half-century’s most innovative composers. Come hear these works that helped to launch Andriessen from composer of the Dutch avant-garde to one of international influence and importance.