Dancer Yuli Kovbasnian and I will be leading a workshop on sound and movement collaboration.
Live performance with dancer Yuli Kovbasnian, followed by a Q & A. Part of the 2019 ContComp Contemporary Music Festival and Conference at the University of Haifa. Organized by Prof. Eitan Steinberg.
Public reading with Orquestra Gulbenkian and singer Amy Léon of a new work for voice and orchestra. Part 3 of a residency at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, supported by the European Network of Opera Academies.
Preview of a new work for voice and orchestra for singer Amy Léon. Commissioned by the Opéra Orchestre National Monepellier and the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris.
World premiere of a new work for voice and orchestra for singer Amy Léon. Commissioned by the Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier and the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris.
Paris premiere of a new work for voice and orchestra for singer Amy Léon. Co-commissioned by the Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier and the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris.
Reading session with the Orquestra Gulbenkian. Part 2 of a residency at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, supported by the European Network of Opera Academies.
I will be part of a panel discussion on composition in the arts alongside jazz composer and improviser Myra Melford and poet Geoffrey O’Brien. This event will be moderated by scholar and author Timothy Hampton, director of the Townsend Center. More info here.
Performance of Tarr by [Switch~] enemble, alongside chamber works by Esaias Järnegard, Timothy McCormack, and Adrien Trybucki. More info here.
German premiere of Solicitations for Diotima String Quartet. Also on the program are Streichquartett Nr. 3 by Beat Furrer and unisono 1 by Malte Giesen. Part of the Ultraschalle Festival für neue Musik Berlin. More info here.
I will be improvising on electronics with Israeli dancer Yuli Kovbasnian. This performance is part of Tectonics Festival in Tel Aviv.
Performance of You'll drown, dear by soprano Keren Motseri. Part of Tectonics Festival.
I will be participating in a 3-part workshop at the Calouste Gulbenkien Foundation in Lisbon, supported by the European Network of Opera Academies. The workshop will culminate with a premiere by the Orquestra Gulbenkian in July 2019.
World premiere of Solicitations for Diotima String Quartet, co-commissioned by Luxembourg Philharmonie and Radio France. Part of the 2018 Rainy Days Festival (November 13-25). Also on the program are Unbreathed by Rebecca Saunders, Quartet No.1 by Ursula Mamlok, and Gran Torso by Lachenmann. Tickets available here.
An open session performance marking the end of our second lab at Snape Maltings, exploring movement in our opera-in-development Like flesh. Tickets available here.
Second residency at Snape Maltings to develop the opera Like flesh. In this residency writer Cordelia Lynn and I we will continue to explore movement, vocality and text with director Joseph Alford (Royal Opera House), soprano Juliet Fraser, and voice and movement artist Elaine Mitchener.
You'll drown, dear @ Resonant Bodies Festival, Rolston Recital Hall, Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada
Performance of You'll drown, dear at Banff Centre for the Arts by mezzo-soprano Rosie Middleton. Part of (R)evolution: Resonant Bodies' Festival and Academy. More information available here.
Performance of You'll drown, dear at Abrons Arts Center in Manhattan. Part of the New York City Electronic Music Festival (July 16-22). Full festival lineup available here.
Residency at Snape Maltings to develop the opera Like flesh. The residency will explore movement and vocality with movement director Joseph Alford, sopranos Juliet Fraser & Elaine Mitchener, and playwright Cordelia Lynn.
I will be participating in a special workshop led by directors Katie Mitchell and Lily McLeish, part of the European Network of Opera Academies (ENOA).
Radio broadcast of you'll drown, dear for voice and electronics, recorded live at the Pompidou Center on June 11th, as part of the ManiFeste Festival. Also on the program are Skin by Rebecca Saunders and Epigram I-III by Franck Bedrossian. Listen online here.
Performance of you'll drown, dear for voice and electronics by mezzo-soprano Juliette Raffin-Gay. Also on the program are Skin by Rebecca Saunders and a new work by Franck Bedrossian, with sopranos Juliet Fraser, Donatienne Michel-Dansac, and Klangforum Wien. The concert will take place at the Grande Salle of the Pompidou Center, as part of the 2018 Manifeste Festival. Tickets available here.
I will be giving a lecture-demonstration on my work-in-progress HEAVE together with Augustin Muller (IRCAM). The lecture is part of the "Présentation de Saison" series at the Royaumont Foundation. More info here.
Performance of Mother Tongue and The Song About the Child by the Martinu Voices chamber choir, conducted by Lukáš Vasilek. This concert is part of a two-day celebration of the Terezin Music Foundation at the Prague Spring Festival. Program details and tickets available here.
Performance of Tarr by Switch Ensemble, alongside chamber works by Romitelli, Tonia Ko, Elvira Garifzyanova, Santiago Diez Fischer and Victor Ibarra. More info here.
Premiere of any bed but one's for voice, violin and percussion, by soprano Juliet Fraser and members of Ensemble Multilatérale. Part of the 2017 Voix Nouvelles academy. More info here.
Premiere of The White Princess - an operatic scene for two voices, percussion and electronics. Commissioned by the Academy of the Opera Festival of Aix-en-Provene. A collaboration with writer Cordelia Lynn and set designer Aurelie Lemaignen. More info here.
In this public masterclass Cordelia Lynn and I will discuss our collaboration on The White Princess. Sopranos Jennifer Courcier and Magali Simard-Galdès, and percussionist Dorian Selmi will be present to demonstrate excerpts from the piece. More info here.
Premiere of you'll drown, dear for voice and electronics realized at IRCAM. Part of the 2017 Manifeste Festival & Academy. more info here.
Performance of Tarr for chamber ensemble by Paris-based Ensemble Regards. This free concert is hosted by the Cité Internationale des Arts. More info here.
A weekend of tape music, played through 24 high-end speakers, in the dark, at the historic Victoria theater in SF. There will be works by Pauline Oliveros, Jean-Claude Risset, Curtis Roads... as well as my own On Air | Behind Glass. Program details and tickets available here.