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Iktus Percussion, Featuring Chris Graham (DMA Percussion), Reviewed in the New York Times

July 12, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/arts/music/iktus-percussion-plays-john-cage-at-le-poisson-rouge.html?_r=1

Iktus Percussion Chris Graham, foreground, and Cory Bracken of the ensemble, which performed at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday evening.

Iktus Percussion Chris Graham, foreground, and Cory Bracken of the ensemble, which performed at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday evening.John Cage’s music has never been absent from New York’s concert halls, but this year’s celebration of his centenary has brought more of it into the rotation than usual, with precisely the effect Cage would have wanted: Whether the works at hand are relatively sedate early pieces, or later essays in odd timbres, chance operations and studied eccentricity, an all-Cage concert is bound to leave you smiling with the recognition of having heard something strange, wonderfully wayward and provocative…

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