A musical tribute to Mr. Rogers presented by PK Flyer, with special guests Eli Caterer and Rich Jones, comedian Bill Bullock, and puppetry by Sarah Goone.
Emma Hospelhorn and Ben Sutherland combine software, live music, wearable technology, and movement to transform sound, space, and time. This week-long residency includes an open-to-the-public performance on Saturday, July 14.
Tomorrow's Music Today concerts close Contempo's season by showcasing today's most promising up-and-coming talent, University of Chicago doctoral candidates in composition. Ensemble Dal Niente brings their music to life. This program features works by Joungbum Lee, Alican Çamci, and Igor Santos.
More information at https://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/events/2017-2018/2018-05-05-003000
The George Lewis fanfare continues with a performance of Assemblage in its entirety at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. This performance will include NYC premieres of Assemblage and The Mangle of Practice. A talk with George Lewis and multimedia artist Camille Norment follows the performance.www.dalniente.com
Dal Niente performs the music of George Lewis at Brandeis University's Slosberg Concert Hall.
Dal Niente's residency at East Carolina University culminates in a performance on January 26, including works for flute, cello, piano, and voice by Mikel Kuehn, Helmut Lachenmann, and Salvatore Sciarrino. More information at https://calendar.ecu.edu/event/newmusic_initiative_ensemble_dal_niente#.WmUCyUtryRs
Emma Hospelhorn discusses her experiences as a performer working with motion-capture technology in musical settings.
Works by University of Chicago alumni and student composers in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the CP-1 Nuclear Experiment.
Performance/Installation at Silent Funny.
The Machine is Neither… is an electroacoustic duo comprised of composer/electronicist Ben Sutherland and performer Emma Hospelhorn. Since 2013, the duo has been combining live music and motion capture technology to explore the complex relationships between people, music, and machines.
Friday, October 20, 7pm
Saturday, October 21, 7pm
Sunday, October 22, 3pm
What makes a person who she is? Who does she seek to become? What objects in her world help her get there? What forces conspire to stop her? How do those around her influence how she is perceived? Piece Her Together features soprano Amanda DeBoer Bartlett in a fully-staged theatrical production of two mono-dramatic works: Eliza Brown’s The Body of the State, a portrayal of Juana of Castile's imprisonment at the hands of her family, and Katherine Young’s When stranger things happen, a noir meditation on loss, myths of femininity, and the potential of the imagination. Buy Tickets
Members of Dal Niente respond to works from the Art Institute collection with a series of in-gallery performances. The event concludes with a large-scale performance in Griffin Court of Artificial Life (2007), a work by composer and musician George Lewis that strives for a structured improvisation experience through an open form score. Free Admission.