Thursday 23 April 2009 at 8:00pm
Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street, New York, 10011, United States
The world premiere of Towards Silence, a site-specific work by the internationally renowned composer Sir John Tavener. Tavener’s piece is an explicit meditation on death and the four states of consciousness (atma): waking, dream, deep sleep, and that which is beyond existence.
$95 includes priority seating, pre-performance discussion, and post-performance reception; $40 concert only.
Presented with the World Science Festival
Towards Silence was commissioned by the Rubin Museum of Art and the Music Mind Spirit Trust, with the support of The Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund.