John Zorn at 60
Avant-garde composer and saxophonist John Zorn will turn 60 on September 2. Throughout 2013, Zorn will celebrate his milestone with a series of special concerts and retrospectives around the world. Of particular note, on September 1, the event of his 60th birthday, Zorn will host a special event at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The evening will feature ten different 15-minute sets throughout the day in different galleries around the museum. The evening will feature “some of New York’s finest downtown musicians.”
His New York birthday celebration will continue on September 20 with a series of film screenings and concerts at New York’s Anthology Film Archives. Then, on September 27 he will present Game Pieces at New York’s Miller Theatre at Columbia University.