John Zorn Marathon
PAST EVENT
John Zorn Marathon
Sat, May 2, 2015 at 10AM
LACMA and Royce Hall

Over the course of six hours, American avant-garde composer, arranger, producer, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist John Zorn will present 12 sets of compositions and improvisations in selected galleries at LACMA

Navigating the museum, vocal trios, string quartets, percussionists, solo cellists, improvisational duos and more will perform brief works every half hour amid a vast array of art and architecture creating poignant and potent sonic counterpoints through compositions specifically selected for their organic relevance to each particular gallery space.

JACK Quartet, Kenny Wollesen, Dave Lombardo, William Winant and Zorn himself, are just some of the virtuoso musicians who will appear throughout this unique performative exploration.

This event is FREE with $15 general admission to LACMA.


Join us for the entire John Zorn Marathon! 
Zorn at LACMA , Royce Triple Threat  and The Hermetic Organ

Artist vision. Undiluted. So reads the credo of Tzadik, pioneering composer and saxophonist John Zorn’s not-for-profit cooperative record label (a safe harbor for unsafe musical ideas for the past 20 years). Recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Award, Zorn’s impact on contemporary music worldwide is immeasurable. After a whirlwind year celebrating his 60th birthday, his vision is more vital and relentlessly prolific than ever. Zorn’s remarkably diverse aesthetic draws inspiration from art, literature, film, theater, philosophy, alchemy, and mysticism.

Supported in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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