JOHN CAGE’S ROARATORIO: A verbivocovisual CELEBRATION OF JAMES JOYCE’S BIRTHDAY

JOHN CAGE’S ROARATORIO: A verbivocovisual CELEBRATION OF JAMES JOYCE’S BIRTHDAY

An afternoon program celebrating James Joyce and his influence on the pioneering artist and musician John Cage. Cage composed his Roaratorio: An Irish Circus on Finnegans Wake based on the confounding Joyce classic. The program features John Snyder reading from Finnegans Wake; a rare video recording of John Cage’s performance; a short piano recital by Delores Stevens; and a discussion with noted scholars Marjorie Perloff and Robert Winter

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Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation, Ann and Jerry Moss, and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee. Hammer lectures are supported in part, by the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.