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Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (map)

Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra is the first sound-based installation commissioned by The Met. Hybrid by design, it is a musical instrument, a series of live performances, and an installation composed of thirty-two sculptures, utilitarian vessels, and decorative objects from the Museum collection. Selected for their natural pitches, which range from low C to high G on the chromatic musical scale, they form an arresting and unexpectedly versatile instrument, similar to an organ with multiple pipes. 

This performance will feature Nico Muhly and friends.

Earlier Event: July 17
Living Music LIVE at LPR
Later Event: August 11
Paul Simon Outside Lands w yMusic