Philip Glass, John Zorn to Play Benefit for Mode Records


WNYC-FM's David Garland (Spinning on Air) will host a marathon concert to benefit Mode Records at Abrons Arts Center this Saturday beginning at 6pm. The concert will celebrate the label's 25th year of cutting edge modern classical, avant-garde and new music. There will be an "early show" (6pm) with a special solo performance by Philip Glass and a rare performance of John Cage’s “Concert for Piano and Orchestra” with special guests.

The "late show" (7:30pm) will run through midnight, featuring the music of Crumb, Glass, Scelsi, Stockhausen, Sun Ra, Twining, Xenakis and Zorn. Performers will include Robert Ashley, David Behrman, Marco Cappelli, Andrea Centazzo, Tom Chiu, Stephen Drury, Joe Giardullo, John Heward, JACK Quartet, Margaret Leng Tan, Joe McPhee, Respect Sextet, and Roger Reynolds.

$50 Early and Late Shows, $30 Late Show
$125 Benefactor Balcony seats with private reception (Early and Late Shows)