We asked some of our favorite artists to tell us about the sounds they cherish. Listen to their choices.
Petr Kotik and his S.E.M. Ensemble offered a program they had performed on a 1972 tour, featuring works by Cage, Julius Eastman and Mr. Kotik himself.
At the Joyce Theater, Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston displays and celebrates the broad range of Cunningham’s choreography.
The SITI Company’s opaque, mystifying play is built entirely from the composer’s quotations, arranged into an exploration of the artistic process.
Shows at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago give Cunningham a soloist’s spotlight, but are studies in partnering.
The “Trilogy” concerts, presented at the Lincoln Center Festival, showcased the outstanding communication between the four players in So Percussion.
Decades after this composer’s death, it is easier to recognize his indispensability and his place in the development of 20th-century music.
The French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s “Empty Moves,” at the Joyce Theater, was inspired by a John Cage performance of “Empty Words” that was wildly jeered in 1977.