Bibiena Art Festival in Piacenza Italy features music and lecture by Christopher Shultis, June 1 and 2.


Jun 1 2013 - 12:00am

Christopher ShultisChristopher ShultisThe_Bibiena Art Festival 2013, in Piacenza Italy, will feature music by Christopher Shultis on June 1st, including Songs of Love and Longing for Soprano and Piano; and Devisadero, for solo piano, as well as a lecture by the composer, called "The Dialectics of Experimentalism" on June 2nd.

Shultis’ publications  include "'A Living Oxymoron': Norman O. Brown's Criticism of John Cage," for Perspectives of New Music (2006); "Saying Nothing: John Cage and Henry David Thoreau’s Aesthetics of Co-Existence," Tijdschrift voor Musiektheorie (1998), which was translated into German and published in the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik  (2007),  "Cage and Europe," for the Cambridge Companion to John Cage (2002); “Silencing the Sounded Self: John Cage and the Intentionality of Non-Intention” for The Musical Quarterly (1995), and “Cage in Retrospect: A Review Essay,” The Journal of Musicology (1996) which won a 1997 ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.