Vijay Iyer's OPEN CITY featured in the New York Times

Writer Tammy La Gorce discusses Iyer's Peak Performances debut and World Premiere concert event.

Photo by Jimmy Katz

Jazz pianist, MacArthur Fellow, and Peak Performances artist Vijay Iyer.

Vijay Iyer is on a roll these days. Less than a week after the announcement of Iyer as a 2013 MacArthur Fellow, The upcoming world premiere of Iyer's large ensemble project, OPEN CITY, was the subject of a New York Times interview with Tammy La Gorce on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2013. Read the full story on Iyer's artistic process and creative mindset.

Iyer's takeover of the Kasser Theater continues this Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. with a free Public Discussion (tickets required for admission), and reaches its apex this Friday and Saturday evenings with the world premiere of his wide-ranging new evening-length piece, OPEN CITY.