Sounds Modern invites you to experience a musical counterpart to the paintings of Lucian Freud at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. As Freud was reinventing the tradition of portraiture, a generation of English composers was also reinventing its … Continue reading
In April, Sounds Modern director Elizabeth McNutt spoke with Art Matters host Sharon Benge about Sounds Modern, Frederic Rzewski’s Coming Together, and contemporary music in general. The interview aired on April 29 on WRR 101.1 FM and you can hear … Continue reading
A provocative text and a powerful concept make Frederic Rzewski’s minimalist masterpiece Coming Together a fitting companion to Glenn Ligon’s America retrospective at the Fort Worth Modern. Intense, driving music played by the Sounds Modern ensemble will accompany spoken words written by political activist Sam Melville, written shortly before he died in the Attica prison uprising. J. Paul Slavens will narrate.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Admission free and open to the public.