Louis Andriessen and Han Bennink at 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music

For a review of Andriessen of Joshua Kosma, Chronicle Music Critic in the San Fransisco Chronicle (March 7, 2011)Other Minds 16 features nine maverick composers from around the world in concerts and panel discussions. Other Minds 16 is a festival of new music featuring eight maverick composers from around the world in concerts and panel discussions. Including two legendary Dutch musicians, composer Louis Andriessen and the radical improvising drummer Han Bennink.

Louis Andriessen‘s music will be performed by performers including Monica Germino (US/Netherlands), Cristina Zavalloni, the Seattle Chamber Players, and some of the best musicians residing in the SF Bay Area. The composer will participate in pre-concert panel discussions and also perform at the piano on both evenings.
Jazz and improv pioneer Han Bennink, co-founder of the Instant Composers Pool, will join forces with noise-making guitarist Fred Frith for a raucous set.

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Thursday, March 3, 2011 – Saturday, March 5, 2011
Panel discussion at 7:00 PM
Concert at 8:00 PM