Pauline Oliveros is a senior figure in contemporary American music. Her career spans over fifty years of boundary dissolving music making.
This concert is part of the The O
In the 1950s Oliveros was part of a circle of iconoclastic composers, artists, poets gathered together in San Francisco. Oliveros has been as interested in finding new sounds as in finding new uses for old ones - her primary instrument is the accordion
Six performers are pushing towards a paradigm shift in the future. They are following the score “To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of their Desperation,“ which the composer Pauline Oliveros wrote in 1970 after reading the text “S