Tenth Anniversary Celebration of "Bridge Music."


(Poughkeepsie, NY)--Tomorrow the tenth anniversary celebration of Bridge Music begins on both sides of the Hudson River.

Composer Joseph Bertolozzi’s public sound art installation at the Mid-Hudson Bridge is celebrated at three special free events.First at 2pm it is the Re-dedication and tour of the Bridge Music installation beginning at Johnson Iorio Park in Highland. Then at 5:30pm a Bridge Music in Film and Print event will be held at Vassar Temple on Hooker Avenue in Poughkeepsie.

Tomorrow’s Grand Finale will be the Bridge Music Light Show visible from the Walkway Over The Hudson.The Light Show will be synchronized up to the Bridge Music broadcast live on Q-92.

“The New York State Bridge Authority has been a proud collaborator with Joseph Bertolozzi for a decade,” said Tara Sullivan, Acting Executive Director for NYSBA. “When the Mid-Hudson Bridge opened in 1930, it was noted for its artistic and graceful design. In 2000, NYSBA added the popular necklace lights along the main cables, adding to its beauty. Then in 2009, Joseph Bertolozzi expanded that artistic legacy further by turning this iconic structure into a world-renowned work of sound art. We’re thrilled to celebrate a decade of music on the Mid-Hudson Bridge.”

For more information: www.bridgemusic.info.

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