Just over forty years ago, the Beatles and composer Karlheinz Stockhausen arranged to meet in New York City to plan a joint concert. No such performance would ever take place. But its tantalizing promise is the departure point for Alarm Will Sound's 1969. Told through their own words, music, and images, 1969 is the story of great musicians—John Lennon, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Paul McCartney, Luciano Berio, Yoko Ono, and Leonard Bernstein—striving for a new music and a new world amidst the turmoil of the late 1960s.
Created and developed by Andrew Kupfer, Nigel Maister and Alan Pierson
Directed by Nigel Maister
Projection Design by Peter Nigrini and Dan Scully
Sound Design by Dan Bora
Lighting Design by Aaron Black
Written by Andrew Kupfer
Conceived by Alan Pierson
performed by Alarm Will Sound
Robert Stanton, Jon Patrick Walker, David Chandler, Actors
Alan Pierson, Artistic Director and Conductor
Alarm Will Sound tours nationally and internationally, having been presented by
This is our world premiere performance at the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival in 2012.
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Jason broke his ankle a few weeks before entering middle school and was forced to make his first life-altering decision… Basketball or music? 20 years later, he still involved in the music industry and the Boston Celtics are patiently waiting for him to change his mind while he’s still in his prime.
His journey took him to Boston-Karlsruhe-Boston-Santa Barbara, before he finally settled to live in Montreal with his wife Jennifer, son Rémi and my daughter Naela, where the winters are (really!) long and cold, but he loves the smell of burning firewood coming from the chimneys.
In his free time, he plays Footbag and Freestyle Frisbee and is always looking to Spread the Jam! He loves fresh produce, especially mangoes. Dot, Hatcher and Kent are among his current favorites.
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