Home / Events / Classical Music / Peter Broderick, Hauschka

Peter Broderick, Hauschka

BRETT CAMPBELL
9 pm., Friday September 27 | $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[PINGPONG PIANO] The classically trained German pianist Hauschka takes John Cage’s 1940s invention, the prepared piano—in which the strings and hammers are temporarily augmented by screws, paper, rubber erasers, leather, corks, tape, guitar strings and other timbre-tweaking additions—and occasionally sprinkles in synthesizer, drum machine, electric bass and other acoustic instruments. The resulting unusual textures make a provocative setting for his own modern, rhythmically charged miniatures, influenced by minimalist composers, Indonesian gamelan patterns and electronica. He’s even collaborated with orchestras on a new album of travel-inspired original compositions, including one called “Mount Hood.” But this is a solo show. That was plenty entertaining in his appearance at Doug Fir last year, which climaxed with a flurry of pingpong balls flying out of the instrument and into the audience.



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Classical Music

Bennet Norrbo: Nice & Naughty

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Beloved Portland artist Bennet Norrbo died last year at 83. A year later, his friend and artistic executor, gallerist Marilyn Murdoch, is mounting an affectionate retrospective of his work, spanning m ...
Murdoch Collections 2219 NW Raleigh St. Portland Web | Map

Christopher Russell: Dissonance, Coincidence & Errant Gradations of Light

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Christopher Russell has a perverse and most welcome irreverence for the photographic print. He folds them like paper airplanes, then scratches them to hell with razor blades. The prismatic sunburst of ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map

David Geiser: Oceanic

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Not since 2003 has an installation in Butters Gallery made such immediate visceral impact. That installation, like the one up now, was by painter David Geiser. In 2003 it was an implosion of horizonta ...
Butters 520 NW Davis St., 2nd floor Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

Snowmine, Nightbox

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

[EXPERIMENTAL POP] The breezy psychedelia and neo-classical orchestration of Snowmine’s sophomore effort, Dialects, can seem like an odd pairing. Songs such ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Kopecky Family Band, Avid Dancer, Joseph

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

[BIG INDIE] They might not share the same ancestry, but the members of the Kopecky Family Band—who met in college and make records focused around strings, trumpet ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Late Night Action with Alex Falcone

Monday, Sep 29, 2014

For the fifth season of his popular talk show, comedian Alex Falcone moves to Mississippi Studios, with a guest list that includes Thermals frontman Hutch Harris, comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConn ...

8 pm Monday, Sept. 29 | $10-$15
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close