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Pacific Ring Festival Schedule

April 25, 1986

All events are in the Mandeville Center unless otherwise specified.

MAIN EVENTS: April 29-30, Auditorium, 8 p.m.: "Vis-a-Vis" by Cage-Takemitsu-(The), performed by (The).

May 2, Auditorium, 8 p.m.: "Towards the Midnight Sun" and "Question" by Joji Yuasa; "Sonatina Para Piano," a new instrumental work and recent compositions for player pianos by Conlon Nancarrow; "The Key to Songs" by Morton Subotnick, performed by SONOR (the UCSD Contemporary Music Ensemble), pianist Cecil Lytle and the UCSD Concert Choir.

May 3, Auditorium, 8 p.m.: Innovative and idiosyncratic work with technology in video synthesis and computer music, by John Chowning, Nam June Paik, Joaquin Orellana, Ed Emshwiller and Roger Reynolds.

May 4, Auditorium, 8 p.m.: Samahan dancers, Philippine musicians, Balinese-style gamelan with Balinese dancers, Javanese gamelan and the Partch Ensemble juxtaposing the traditions of Indonesia, the Philippines and California.

May 8-9, Mandell Weiss Center, 8 p.m.: "Clytemnestra," a new treatment of ancient Greek tales by the Suzuki Company of Toga.

DIALOGUES AT NOON: April 30, Auditorium, noon: John Cage and Nam June Paik Encounter: Applications of technology to art.

May 1, Room B210: Alan Rich Encounter: Evolution of California's Role in the Contemporary Music World, by the Newsweek music critic.

May 2, Room B210: Gordon Mumma Encounter: Technology and Artists in Latin America.

May 7, Room B210: (The) Encounter: Collaboration.

May 8, Room B210: Tadashi Suzuki and Joji Yuasa Encounter: Tradition and the Future in the Japanese Arts.

May 9, Room B210: Reviewing the Pacific Ring: Panel.

FILMS May 1, Room B210, 4 p.m.: "Ara Isozaki," a study of the influential Japanese architect. 58 min.

May 2, Room B210, 4 p.m.: "Colin McPhee: The Lure of Asian Music," a study of the American composer who was influenced by Balinese music. 59 min.

May 4, Room 102, Peterson Hall, 10:30 a.m.: Films on Chinese instruments, Japanese architecture, Indonesian music and Harry Partch.

May 7, Room B210, 4 p.m.: Audio-visual feature on the music of Conlon Nancarrow.

SPECIAL EVENTS: April 29, Media Center, 2 p.m.: Opening of the Nam June Paik art installation.

May 8, Bldg. 408, Warren Campus, 4 p.m.: Conlon Nancarrow/Percy Grainger: Discussion on music designed to bypass the performer by the staff of UCSD's Center for Music Experiment.

May 9, Room B210, 2 p.m.: Closing Moments: Joji Yuasa's chamber music, Merce Cunningham's choreography, Nam June Paik's video art and Toru Takemitsu's piano music (pianist Cecil Lytle).

GRADUATE STUDENT CONCERTS May 1, Recital Hall, 2 p.m.: Forum: Extensions.

May 2, Recital Hall, 2 p.m.: Forum: Ensembles.

May 7, Auditorium, 2 p.m.: Forum: Technology. Student work from the Computer Audio Research Laboratory.

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