Review: Terry Riley @ Berkeley Art Museum, 11/6

Being well established in the great cannon of 60s minimalism, a local and an alumni of UC-Berkeley nonetheless, the great crowd for Terry Riley’s L@TE performance on Friday was no surprise. The environs were chilling, the Berkeley Art Museum that looks like the inside of a giant mausoleum with great balconies and intense art everywhere. Riley was there to perform his piece “Pipe Dreams,” as he sat at a grand piano in the middle of the hall with a grimacing smile. He was flanked by a circle of fallen and seemingly napping young adults, looking like the ring of fell [...]

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