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Pat Spadine, Ashcan Orchestra

In this interview from Clocktower Radio, Eve Essex talks to composer Pat Spadine about his story-driven, genre-defying, deliciously sensual, multimedia "opera", Apollo's Accidental Answer, which appears in its final form at ISSUE Friday, June 27, 2014.

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The Ashcan Orchestra: Apollo's Accidental Answer

Fri 27 Jun, 2014, 8pm,
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn

Composer Pat Spadine's Ashcan Orchestra perform their two-act chamber opera Apollo's Accidental Answer in it's entirety for the first time. Re-imagining of the ancient myth of Cassandra, the work presents an eyewitness account of the evolution of the universe, over a sculptural backdrop of televisions.

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ISSUE Radio: The Ashcan Orchestra

Using a medley of instruments from children's hand bells to found objects, The Ashcan Orchestra led by composer/performer Pat Spadine perform live at an ISSUE show in November 2012. The D.I.Y. ensemble adopts ideas of grander ends from humble beginnings.

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Zelienople

Mind Over Mirrors in Residence

Mind Over Mirrors with Zelienople + The Ashcan Orchestra

Sat 17 Nov, 2012, 8pm,
Actors Fund: 160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn

Hailing from Chicago, Zelienople have been etching out a place for themselves in the Windy City for fourteen years. In a rare New York appearance Zelienople teams up with Mind Over Mirrors to perform a live soundtrack to Donald Prokop’s film Gone. P. Spadine's Ashcan Orchestra open the evening.

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