MUSE/IQUE launches “Summer of Sound” 2013 with “Lost in the Stars with Patti Austin,” featuring the Grammy Award-winning legend, on Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:30 pm, outdoors at Caltech’s Beckman Mall in Pasadena.
Austin joins MUSE/IQUE Artistic Director Rachael Worby, who conducts the MUSE/IQUE Orchestra in a musical mash up of works by Brubeck, Beatles, Ellington, Weill, Paganini and more. Also spotlighted is critically acclaimed Concertmaster Robert Wilke. “’Summer of Sound’ performances are 90 minutes of pure out-of the-box adventures in sound,” says Worby, who founded MUSE/IQUE in 2011. “Linking master artists like Patti Austin with unexpected musical pairings represents what MUSE/IQUE is all about”, Worby exclaims.
The schedule program is expected to be:
GLINKA Russlan und Ludmilla Overture
PAGANINI Concerto No.2 (third movement)
SAM COSLO Mr. Paganini
DUKE ELLINGTON Sophisticated Lady
G. and I. GERSHWIN Swabee
Slap that Bass
Lady Be Good
GEORGE BRUBECK It’s about Time (medley)
KURT WEILL New York Suite:
Mack the Knife
Lost in the Stars
TENA CLARK Way Up There (written for NASA’s Space Shuttle Challenger)
BEATLES Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Saturday, June 29, 2013
5:30 pm – gates open for dinner (ordered in advance) or bring-your-own picnics.
7:30 pm – performance
Caltech’s Beckman Mall is located at 332 S. Michigan Ave. Pasadena CA 91106. Plentiful parking is free. To reserve a catered dinner that can be picked up on site, please contact Perfect Equation Catering at (626) 529-5585. Concert tickets begin at $10 per person with top tier seating, $96 per person, available to MUSE/IQUE members at the $1,000+ level; students with ID are $10. MUSE/IQUE membership, which ranges from $250 to $2,500, includes a variety of special benefits including priority seating and services. For tickets and membership information, please call 626-539-7085 or visit www.muse-ique.com.