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Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon first gained attention in New York in the late 1970s with his Love of Life Orchestra (LOLO). He has composed large-scale scores for collaborations in theater, dance, film and video, including Robert Ashley’s Perfect Lives. His recordings include Star Jaws, Extended Niceties, Geneva, Casino, Innocent and Brooklyn, Leningrad Express, Love of Life Orchestra: Quartet, The Yellow Box (with David Cunningham) and the retrospective anthology Love of Life Orchestra, released by DFA Records in 2010.

 

Abstract:

"Vidas Perfectas: El Parque"

We would like to contribute to the dialogue about The Sound of the City performatively, with a live, lunchtime, low-tech concert performance of “El Parque,” a half-hour episode from Vidas Perfectas, the Spanish-language version of Robert Ashley’s landmark work Perfect Lives (1977-1983). This all-new version features Ned Sublette, Elio Villafranca, Peter Gordon, Elisa Santiago, and Abraham Gómez Delgado, in the roles originally performed by Robert Ashley, “Blue” Gene Tyranny, Peter Gordon, Jill Kroesen and David van Tieghem, respectively.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, March 24
 

12:45pm EDT

 
Sunday, March 25
 

7:30pm EDT