Bob-Berlin 2012
"Bob leaves the stage." Many thanks to Kai Beinert for this photo, taken in March 2012 in Berlin.

Robert Ashley died on March 3, 2014, just three months after he finished his last opera, "Crash," and while it was in rehearsals for premiere at the 2014 Whitney Museum Biennial.




September 19, 2014. 3pm. Listen in (91.1 Mhz FM) as Varispeed performs live in WFMU's new studios. They'll present 'The Bank', from "Perfect Lives." More info here.

November 1, 2014. Ashley Concert at Mills College, Oakland, CA. Works from the 1960s and 70s.

April 15-18, 2015, Roulette will present the reprise of "Crash", featuring the original cast: Gelsey Bell, Tom Hamilton, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinto, Dave Ruder, and Aliza Simons. It was presented as part of the Whitney Museum 2014 Biennial with very limited seating.