Schedule / SUNDAY 17 OCTOBER
21:30

PIANO BURNING ༼;´༎ຶ ︿༎ຶ༽

FREE ENTRY

Description

In 1968, New Zealand composer Annea Lockwood wrote Piano Burning, a piece in which a performer lights up an upright piano beyond repair, then plays the instrument for as long as possible, until it is engulfed in flames. Now the piece will be presented in Kraków, as the festival’s closing event. Curated with Lawrence English/Room 40, Piano Burning at Unsound holds a special resonance this year acting as a meditation on the pandemic and its impacts on the very nature of live performance.