The Music of Glenn Branca Live

MIT Kresge Auditorium, 48 Massachusetts Avenue,, Cambridge, MA

The Music of Glenn Branca Live: The Glenn Branca Ensemble/Ambient Orchestra September 20, 2019 / 8:00pm MIT Kresge Auditorium, W16 48 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA The Glenn Branca Ensemble, led by Reg Bloor, concertmaster and Branca’s right hand since 2000, will perform the soon-to-be-released The Third Ascension and Branca’s last composition, “The Light (For David).” Also on the program will be two of Branca's rarely performed orchestral works, Free Form and the first movement of Symphony No. 14: 2,000,000,000 Light Years from Home, performed by the Ambient Orchestra, a People's Orchestra for the 21st Century, under the direction of Evan Ziporyn. This performance is part of the 2019–20 MIT Sounding series, an annual concert series curated by Evan Ziporyn, faculty director of CAST and professor of Music and Theater Arts, and presented by the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) and MIT Music and Theater Arts. Bloor will also present a public lecture: Reg Bloor: Composer Forum September 19, 2019 / 5:00pm Lewis Music Library, Building 14 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA Free and open to the public, no reservations necessary Learn more about the Glenn Branca Ensemble at MIT: See less