With the launch of this website, the MCA has created a platform for archiving and publishing images and stories from our 50-year history. Though many pages currently lack descriptions or illustrations, we’re committed to a program of ongoing research that will fill in the blanks over time. If you have information about past MCA Stage events, we’d be delighted to hear from you.


Contemporary Concerts: Trio Exvoco - This was the American premiere of Trio Exvoco of Stuttgart. Founded in 1973, the trio performs music and poetry written for voice and sound by 19th and 20th century composers. Its members are Hanna Aurbacher, Ewald Liska, Theophil Maier and electronic technician Hans-Jörg Bauer. The company performed the music and poetry of Mauricio Kagel, Werner Heider, Dieter Schnabel, Raoul Hausmann, Paul de Vree, Ladislav Novak, Sylvano, Bussotti, Pierre Albert-Birot, Hugo Ball, Henri Chopin, Maurice Lamaitre, Arrigo Lora-Totino, Richard Huelsenbeck, Marcel Janko, Tristan Tzara, Bob Cobbing and Kurt Schwitters.