The Brain Opera will premiere at the Lincoln Center Festival 96, and then tour
to many places in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Below are details on
the performance venues, dates, and how you can obtain tickets. There is also
information on the performances of Tod Machover's
Hyperstring Trilogy at the Lincoln Center Festival.
The Brain Opera is a featured event of the Festival 96, and will run continuously in the Juilliard Theatre for two weeks. It will open on Tuesday, July 23, and close on Saturday, August 3. Shows will occur every hour between 1:00pm and 7:00pm, and there will be room for 125 people in each performance.
Tickets are free for all shows, but seats cannot be reserved in advance.
Passes will be distributed beginning at 10am every day during the run of the
show. To obtain tickets, go to the Marble Lobby at the Juilliard Theatre on
the day of the show you wish to attend. In order to ensure a seat for a
particular performance, it is recommended to get there before noon. For
further information or assistance, please call the Lincoln Center box office
at (212) 875-5438.
We hope to see you in New York!
Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria -- September 3-6, 1996.
(European Premiere of the Brain Opera.)
Electronic Cafe International and
European Cultural Capital Celebrations in Copenhagen, Denmark,
September 14-22, 1996.
Kaufhaus Des Westens (KaDeWe) presented by Karstadt AG in Berlin, Germany,
October 28 - November 9, 1996.
NexOpera Festival (Nexsite Project) at Ebisu Garden Place, presented by
NTT DATA CORPORATION
in Tokyo, Japan -- November 22-24, 1996. The official web site for the
Nexsite Project is currently under construction, and will be will be available
(and linkable from this site) by the end of July. In the meantime, you can
reach the website for NTT
DATA CORPORATION. For more information on the Tokyo performances, please
contact Yukiteru Nanase at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida -- April 29 - May 5, 1997.
The Kravis Center Box Office can be reached at: 407-833-8300.
World Trade Centre, Singapore -- June 20-June 29, 1997.
Presented by the Singapore National Arts Council, the National University of Singapore, and Singapore Times Publishing. They have their own Brain Opera web site. For more information on the Singapore performances, please contact: email@example.com.
Lincoln Center Festival 96
World Premiere Performance
July 25, 1996
Alice Tully Hall
Begin Again Again... for Hypercello solo (1991)
Matt Haimovitz, hypercello
Song of Penance for Hyperviola, Computer Voice,
and 17 Instruments (1992)
Paul Silverthorne, hyperviola
Karol Bennett, computer voice
Text by Rose Moss
Jonathan Sheffer, conductor
Forever and Ever for Hyperviolin and Chamber Orchestra (1993)
Ani Kavafian, hyperviolin
Jonathan Sheffer, conductor
Tod Machover, sound mixing
Andy Hong, sound design and mixing
Joe Paradiso, technology direction
Will Oliver, technology assistance
Julia Ogrydziak, technology assistance
Joel Rosenberg, technology assistance
Ed Hammond, audio assistance
Craig Wierzinski, audio assistance
The Hyperstring Trilogy concert has been sponsored by
the Yamaha Corporation.