June 20, 2014
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“Hidden City Orchestra to Perform at Horton Point Lighthouse on 7/19!"
SOUTHOLD, NY. The Southold Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Hidden City Orchestra will perform at the Horton Point Lighthouse on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. The lighthouse is located at 3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold, NY 11971.
The Hidden City Orchestra, an ever-shifting ensemble of musicians and instruments organized by composer George Cork Maul, performs free improvisation, live music to silent film, music to spoken word, poetry and dance and pieces with audience participation. Anything is possible as The Hidden City Orchestra dwells in possibility.
“Improvisation has always been a part of music,” said Mr. Maul. “As the nature of music changes in the 21st Century, so does the nature of improvisation. We present some of the ways improvisation is used in serious contemporary music.”
Tickets are $10 per adult and may be purchased at the gate on the day of the event, children under 12 are free. Please remember to bring your own chair if you do not want to sit on the lawn of the lighthouse, picnicking is welcome. In case of rain, the performance will be held at the Southold First Presbyterian Church, 53100 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971.
For more information on this performance or other Society programs, please contact the Southold Historical Society at (631) 765-5500.