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November 2017

Cultural encounters: what’s in a letter from John Cage?

November 20, 12:30 pm - 1:10 pm
Alliance Française, 3 Park Circus
Glasgow, Scotland G3 6AX United Kingdom
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Join us for a one-off special event as Björn Heile (Head of Music, University of Glasgow) looks at the correspondence between Glasgow composer Edward McGuire and one of the most influential composers of the 20th Century, John Cage. There will be a live performance of Cage’s 4’ 33” and Aria, and of McGuire’s Elegiac Lullaby. Cultural encounters: what’s in a letter? The 'Cultural encounters' series includes five talks, each with live music and a different letter-writer. We consider current global and…

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