yMusic: Contemporary Classical / Indie Rock Ensemble
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The last date listed for yMusic was Friday January 31, 2014 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall:
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For his one-man ode to an idol, actor Julian Sands (A Room With a View, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) combines the poems and political prose of Nobel Prize-winning British poet and playwright Sir Harold Pinter. Pinter earned acclaim for his plays The Caretaker and The Birthday Party, and was famously outspoken about international human rights abuses and U.S. foreign policy. Sands' homage will include his own personal anecdotes culled from working with Pinter shortly before the writer's death in 2008. Acclaimed actor-director John Malkovich -- who's directed a number of Pinter plays and acted alongside Sands -- helmed this internationally renowned production. Learn More
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The musicians were clearly outstanding with very impressive skill. The music was interesting and tended to make your mind wander. We were glad that we went to see what this was about but none of the 4 of us could imagine putting on the cd and...continued
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“yMusic’s own sound is built on more than its members’ technical prowess. It’s full of whimsy, motion and percussion even though nary a drum is present. The sextet demonstrates its affection for the rhythmic requirements of rock and pop even when it’s in the guise of new music …” —Wall Street Journal