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Miller and Kentridge: Flat on your back on the dry wintry grass

Present Music
Milwaukee Art Museum
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022 at 7:30 PM (CT)

Miller and Kentridge: Flat on your back on the dry wintry grass - a cine concert
[formerly titled: Interplay] 


In partnership with The Warehouse Art Museum and aligned with their exhibit: William Kentridge See for Yourself Present Music presents iconic animated short films by internationally acclaimed artist William Kentridge with new musical arrangements by South African composer and longtime Kentridge collaborator Philip Miller performed live by Present Music. South African opera singers Ann Masina (soprano) and Tshegofatso Moeng (baritone) will join present music, singing in Zulu. A newly commissioned song cycle composed by Miller and based on the poetry of Eliza Kentridge will be premiered on the program as well. Featuring a new commission and fresh arrangements, this performance tackles the history of apartheid, a struggle that Kentridge witnessed firsthand.

William Kentridge films that will be showcased include “9 Drawings for Projection,” “Paper Music,” “The Head and the Load Suite” and “Refuse the Hour.” Philip Miller and Eliza Kentridge will participate in a pre-concert conversation in Lubar Hall at MAM at 6:30 pm. Cine concert will take place in Windhover Hall at MAM at 7:30 pm.

The Bucks Native American Singing and Drumming Group open the concert.

Sponsors: Jan Serr & John Shannon, The Warehouse Art Museum 

Important Safety Information: Masks are optional for all performances, per CDC guidance at this time, until further notice.

Dates/Time:
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Pre-Concert Talk Lubar Auditorium at MAM - 6:30 p.m. CT 
Performance Windhover Hall at MAM - 7:30 p.m. CT

Performance Location:
Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Ticket Pricing:
Preferred Seating - $60
General Admission - $35
Students/Artists - $15
fees/tax added at checkout
*Please note that there will be free museum admission to MAM on the day(s) performance(s).

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700 N Art Museum Dr Milwaukee, WI 53202

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