UnCaged Toy Piano Festival: Toys and Moving Images

Friday, December 4, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

Organized by Phyllis Chen

The UnCaged Toy Piano Festival supports new works and performers on the toy piano, originally an educational toy invented in 1872 that was reimagined as a concert instrument in John Cage’s 1947 “Suite for Toy Piano.” For its third festival, UnCaged Toy Piano presents a whimsical audiovisual program that celebrates toys and play. The program includes:

Edges by Christina Oorebeek and Ester Eva Damen, performed by Adam Tendler
Kalimba by Karlheinz Essl and students of Bettina Negy-Rumpf, coached by Thomas Renoldner, performed by Tristan McKay
Curios (selections) by Phyllis Chen and Rob Dietz, performed by Margaret Leng Tan
Nos Queda el Aire by Y No Habia Luz
Snow (selections), by John Glover and Jordan Morley, performed by Phyllis Chen
Five Pieces by Danny Clay and students of Zion Lutheran School

Tickets: $15 ($9 members at Film Lover, Dual, and Family levels / free for Silver Screen members and above). Order tickets online(Members may contact with any questions regarding online reservations.)

All tickets include same-day admission to the Museum (see gallery hours). View the Museum’s ticketing policy here. For more information on membership and to join online, visit our membership page.