The Bad Boy of Music Returns!

The George Antheil Centennial
was held in May & June of 2000.

For Antheil CDs and books visit our webstore.
Schedule of events

May 15 - June 30
George Antheil Centennial:
100 Years of the Bad Boy of Music
An exhibit of scores, letters, and journals from
the collection of the Main Library and the
George Antheil archives
San Francisco Main Library
Larkin and Grove Streets


Friday, June 9
10 am - 12 pm
Charles Amirkhanian on George Antheil
Interview with Sarah Cahill
KPFA 94.1 mhz


Saturday, June 10
2 pm
Film Presentation: The Bad Boy of Music (2000).
U.S. premiere of a 45-minute documentary on
George Antheil by German filmmaker
Michael Meert.
Produced by TV 2000.


Panel Discussion: "Sirens, Doorbells,
Propellers: Antheil and the Birth of American
Musical Modernism
" (Realaudio sound file)
Featuring: Charles Amirkhanian, noted Antheil
expert; Benjamin Lees, composer and former
student of Antheil; Paul Lehrman, arranger of the
newly realized version of Ballet Mécanique;
and David Raksin, renowned Hollywood film composer.


San Francisco Main Library
Larkin and Grove Streets
Free admission.


Sunday, June 11
The Bad Boy of Music: The World of George Antheil
American Mavericks Festival
Presented by the San Francisco Symphony in
cooperation with Other Minds
Louise Davies Symphony Hall


Concert: 7 pm
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Featuring world premiere of the historically
accurate, original version of Ballet Mécanique
with 16 automatic pianos, along with other works.
Members of the San Francisco Symphony.
Memorabilia from the George Antheil archives on view in the lobby of Davies Hall


Photo Gallery from the Antheil Estate
Other Minds
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