Cage often referred to his “silent piece” as his most important work, but does this piece overshadow his other artistic contributions, and most importantly, his craft as a composer? A series of talks and artistic responses explore the complex and interwoven ideas of 4’33” (1952) and beyond.
12:00 - 1:15pm:
James Pritchett speaks on: "John Cage's Silent Pieces"
1:30 - 2:00pm:
Peter Price considers some of the influences of 4'33" often overlooked
2:00 - 2:30pm:
A converstation with Brian Brandt, founder and owner of Mode Records
2:45 - 4:00pm:
A panel discussion and audience Q and A with James Pritchett, Peter Price, and Brian Brandt
Media Room, Perelman Building
Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Free tickets can be obtained at the museum on a first come first served bases the day of the event, or in advance by clicking here. Please note: A nonrefundable service charge may be added to phone and online orders; $2.50 per ticket for members; $3.50 per ticket for nonmembers. There is no service charge for reservations or tickets obtained at the Museum.