Nik Bärtsch’s Mobile

Performance

WHEN May 6-7, 2020
9:30pm - 4am WHERE Join the Facebook Event Part of "Reconnect. An Online Series" WHO The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

Revisit more than six hours of highlights from the ground-breaking 27-hour “Ritual Groove Music” performance installation.

Presented in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development and Al Burda, a platform for Islamic arts and culture

Opening The Arts Center’s second season, Pianist/composer Nik Bärtsch led his acoustic quartet MOBILE in a world premiere 27-hour “Ritual Groove Music” performance installation. Organically weaving textures from jazz, funk, new music, and minimalism with ritual and sacred music, the show was commissioned by The Arts Center to open its second season. Revisit more than 6 hours of this mesmerizing, one of a kind, multi-media performance.

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Performers
  • Nik Bärtsch, piano
  • Kaspar Rast, drums, percussion
  • Sha, bass clarinets and alto sax
  • Nicolas Stocker, drums, tuned percussion
  • Daniel Eaton, visual design
  • Afra Atiq, Emirati poet

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