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Revolution: The Beatles and Contemporary Classical Music


Alarm Will Sound - Alan PeirsonAlarm Will Sound - Alan PiersonThe New York Times says that Alarm Will Sound is the “future of classical music,” so you may be surprised to learn what composers inspire this pioneering chamber orchestra – the Beatles! With a repertory that spans from Bach, Ravel, and Bernstein to Aphex Twin, Radiohead, and Frank Zappa, this versatile troupe of virtuosi is redefining where and what an orchestra is, and winning new audiences in the process. Join AWS music director Alan Pierson and composer/performer Matt Marks for an evening of Beatles listening, fascinating discussion, plus a video presentation of AWS’s orchestral realization of the Beatles’ Revolution 9.


The LPA is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program.  At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!

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