Getting Nowhere – Schedule

Wednesday

Wednesday 14 November 2012

9.30am

Conference begins: coffee, registration
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer
10.00am–10.30am Papers and presentations I
Rymer Auditorium
9:30:paper tbc
9:50:paper tbc
10:10:Ed Crooks (York University): A Winter’s Tale: Dating the Lecture on Nothing
10.30am–10.45am Coffee
10.45am–12pm Papers and presentations I (continued)
Rymer Auditorium
10:45: paper tbc
11:05: paper tbc
11:25: paper tbc
11:45: David Gothard: title tbc
12pm–1pm Lunch
1pm–2pm Lunchtime concert I
Works by Cage and responses by students
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall 
2pm–3.30pm Papers and presentations II
Rymer Auditorium
2:00: Magnus Andersson (Norwegian Academy of Music): Zen according to John: a parallel reading of Cage and Suzuki
2:30: Jane Alden (Wesleyan University): Escaping the Gilded Cage: Song Books and the British Choral Tradition
3:00: Jonathan Hiam (New York Public Library): The John Cage collection at the New York Public Library
3.30pm–4pm Tea, with music
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall 
4pm–5.30pm Keynote I: Peter Dickinson
5pm–7.30pm Dinner
7.30pm–9pm Concert: Cage and friends I
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall (ticketed event)
Cage: Concerto for Prepared Piano and Orchestra
Nicky Losseff, with the University of York Chamber Orchestra; John Stringer, conductor
Feldman: Rothko Chapel
The 24 and Chimera; Jonathan Brigg, conductor
Satie: Socrate
The University of York Chamber Orchestra; John Stringer, conductor 
9pm–9.30pm Festival reception
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer 
9.30pm–11pm Everywhere Getting Nowhere I
Simultaneous performances throughout the Music complex, with streamed contributions from elsewhere
Winter Music
Atlas Eclipticalis
Solos for voice 45 and 48 

Thursday

Thursday 15 November 2012

10am–12pm

Papers and presentations III
Rymer Auditorium
10:00: Sebastian Wedler (University of Durham): Historico-Philosophical Notions in Adorno
10:30: Steve Tromans (University of Middlesex): Cageian Interpenetration and the Nature-Artifice Distinction
11:00: Kurt Ozment (University of Bilkent): Cage's Roaratorio, Cunningham's Roaratorio
11:30: Walter Kreyszig (University of Saskatchewan): The impact of Buhlig, Cowell, Weiss and Schoenberg on early compositional practice and traditions of John Cage
12pm–1pm Lunch
1pm–2.30pm Lunchtime concert: Sonatas and Interludes
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall 
2.30pm–4pm Papers and presentations IV
Rymer Auditorium
2:30: Stacey Barelos (Missouri Southern State University): Cage: Water Music/Cowell: Piano Works
3:00: Stuart Riddle: Cage: One7
3:30: Xenia Pestova (University of Wales, Bangor): Cage: Suite for Toy Piano/Essi Kalimba
4:00: Gianni Lenoci (Monopoli Conservatory): Cage: One/Dream/Cartridge Music 
4pm–4.30pm Tea, with music
4.30pm5.30pm Silence
Everywhere
5.30pm–7.30pm Dinner
7.30pm–9pm Concert: Cage and friends II
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
Brown: Available Forms I
The Getting Nowhere Ensemble;
James Whittle, conductor
Wolff: Changing the System
The Getting Nowhere Ensemble
Cage: Concert for Piano and Orchestra/Aria/Fontana Mix
Joseph Houston and The Getting Nowhere Ensemble 
9pm–9.30pm Cash bar
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer 
9.30pm–10pm Cage bus to Ron Cooke complex
10pm–12am Everywhere Getting Nowhere II
Ron Cooke Complex
Song Books and other works 
11.30pm

Bus returns to main campus 

Friday

Friday 16 November 2012

9.00am–10.30am Papers and presentations V
Rymer Auditorium
9:00: Steve Tromans (University of Middlesex): Performance (semi-improvised work)
9:30: paper tbc
10:00: Robert F Waters (Seton Hall University): Moving Nowhere: Cage, Cunningham and Glass’ Einstein on the Beach
10.30am–11.00am Coffee
11.00am–12.00pm Keynote II: Gavin Bryars
Rymer Auditorium 
12.00pm–1.00pm Music and Mushrooms
Music complex
A moveable feast, with music
1.00pm–2.30pm Lunchtime concert III
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
Works by Cage and responses by others
2.30pm–3.30pm Electroacoustic Works
Rymer Auditorium
Belet: Name Droppings
Cage: Fontana Mix and Aria
Linda Hirst
Cage: Williams Mix
Cage: Lecture on the Weather
The Getting Nowhere Ensemble
3.30pm–4.00pm Tea, with music
4.00pm–5.30pm For the Birds: a panel discussion
5.30pm–7.30pm Dinner
Quark; registrants only
7.30–9.00pm Concert: Cage and friends III
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
Harrison: Concerto for Piano with Gamelan Orchestra
Nicky Losseff and Gamelan Sekar Petak
Cage: Six Melodies
Martin Suckling, Mark Hutchinson
Harrison/Cage: Double Music
The Getting Quartet
Cowell: 26 Simultaneous Mosaics
The Nowhere Quartet
Cage: Fourteen
Joseph Houston and the Getting Nowhere Ensemble 
9.00pm–9.30pm Cash bar
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer
10.00pm–11.00pm Feldman: For Bunita Marcus
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
Catherine Laws, Piano
11.00pm–7.35am (Sat) Empty Words
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer 

Saturday

Saturday 17 November 2012

8.00am–9.00am Continental breakfast
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall Foyer
9.00am–10.00am Lecture on Nothing
Sally Baldwin Courtyard
10.00am–5.00pm Everywhere Getting Nowhere III
Art Gallery, busking, Guildhall, city walls, the River Ouse
Performances throughout York
5.00pm Conference ends