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Live Stage: Eric Leonardson at NEFAE [us Boston]

ericleonardson.jpgThe New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology (NEFAE)present talks, a reception, and concert featuring special guest Eric Leonardson along with members of NEFAE :: Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 5;00 p.m. :: Studio Soto, 10 Channel Center St. Fort Point, Boston :: suggested donation $10 ::

5:00 – Artists talks: Eric Leonardson: 20 Years of Acoustic Ecology: Reflections and New Challenges; Tom Plsek: Hear We Are
6:30 – reception
7:00 – concert: members of the the New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology – Michael Bullock, Ernst Karel, Tom Plsek, and Jed Speare – Eric Leonardson – solo with Springboard
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Apr 23, 2013
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Live Stage: Net Concert [Sao Paulo – Belfast]

net.jpgSonorities Festival :: Net Concert :: March 22, 2012; 5:00 pm :: In São Paulo: auditório Lupe Cotrin da ECA/USP :: In Belfast: Sonic Lab at Sarc :: Streaming here.

The University of São Paulo Mobile research group in Brazil invites to an Internet concert in collaboration with the SARC (Sonic Arts Research Centre) in Northern Ireland. Two groups of artists, one in the ECA/USP in São Paulo, the other in the SARC in Belfast will be presenting five new pieces created especially for this network environment. The concert is part of a collaborative research project between the institutions and will be presented in the Sonorities Festival opening day. More information here. Continue reading

Mar 19, 2012
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Philip Glass at 75

glass_pyke_1705_retouched-small.jpgComposer Philip Glass will be inducted into the Cincinnati-based American Classical Music Hall of Fame in a special ceremony Saturday evening, Oct. 1. That coincides with Mobile Symphony Orchestra’s performance of the Glass Violin Concerto featuring 25-year-old Bulgarian violinist Bella Hristova.

Orchestras worldwide are celebrating the composer’s 75th year. Glass will present the world premiere of his Symphony No. 9 by Bruckner Orchestra Linz in Austria before the symphony’s New York City premiere at Carnegie Hall on Glass’s 75th birthday, Jan. 31, 2012.

Theatermania lists other highlights as: a reprise of his opera “Satyagraha” at Metropolitan Opera, November 4 to December 1, 2011; the previously announced international tour of “Einstein on the Beach”; Continue reading

Sep 25, 2011
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Live Stage: Soundwalk and Phonography Concert [us Gary, IN]

wlp.jpgSoundwalk and Chicago Phonography Concert :: Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. :: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education — 100 North Lake Street,
Gary, Indiana:: Created By Dan Godston for the World Listening Project.

The Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology and World Listening Project continue their partnership with the National Park Service to present a concert by Chicago Phonography and a Miller Woods soundwalk at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education. All ages, free and open to the public.

Explore the natural soundscape of Miller Woods trail with a soundwalk led by the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. Continue reading

Sep 17, 2011
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Live Stage: Cybersounds [us Boston]

242.jpgCybersounds: Electronic Music Concerts :: September 28, October 26, November 30, 2011 and January 25, 2012 :: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. :: outdoors along Fort Point Channel or inside Atlantic Wharf’s Waterfront Square, 290 Congress Street, Boston :: Free ::

Boston Cyberarts is partnering with Atlantic Wharf to present Cybersounds, a new series of free concerts bringing some of the leading artists exploring the creative and cultural potential in the convergence of music, sound and technology to Boston’s Waterfront. Held the last Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8:30 p.m., either outdoors along Fort Point Channel or inside Atlantic Wharf’s stunning Waterfront Square, the series is curated by Dan Hirsch, director of music programs for ArtsEmerson and Eric Chasalow, professor of music and director of the Brandeis Electro Acoustic Music Studio.
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Sep 16, 2011
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Live Stage: Music and Modernism [us New York, NY]

luke_dubois205.jpgBright Field: Music and Modernism :: with R. Luke DuBois :: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. :: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Avenue (at 89th Street), New York City :: $15, $10 members, $5 students ::

During the decade leading up to the first World War, composers such as Debussy, Schoenberg, Scriabin, and Stravinsky were writing music in active dialogue with the social upheavals, intellectual currents, and political events of their day, embracing the same radical spirit that inspired their colleagues in the visual arts. This gallery program highlights selections of music from 1910–18 performed by Typical Music, an ensemble comprised of New York New Music virtuosi Todd Reynolds (violin), Ashley Bathgate (cello) and Vicky Chow (piano). A talk by American composer R. Luke DuBois precedes the concert.

May 24, 2011
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Live Stage: Francisco Lopez – Hyper-Rainforest [us Troy, NY]

iguazu-brazil-2003-copy.jpegFrancisco Lopez: Hyper-Rainforest :: April 28, 2011 to April 30, 2011 :: 8:00 p.m. ::Concert Hall, EMPAC, Troy, NY :: Tickets are required and are available through the EMPAC box office for $15 general admission; $10 for students, seniors, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute faculty and staff; or $5 for Rensselaer students.

World premiere of an 80 channel immersive concert based on a decade of natural sounds recorded in the world’s rain forests.

Rainforests are inhabited by an incredibly rich variety of sounds—much like a piece of electronic music: the astonishing variety of sounds comes from sources that are concrete yet overwhelmingly invisible. Continue reading

Apr 18, 2011
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Live Stage: Paivascapes #1 – Paiva River Sound Festival [pt Pedro do Sul]

soundscape1.jpgPaivascapes #1 – Paiva River Sound Festival :: March 4, 2011 – March 8, 2011 :: Vila Nova de Paiva, Castro Daire, São Pedro do Sul, Arouca, Castelo de Paiva, Portugal :: Exhibition Opening: March 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Auditorium of Vila Nova de Paiva (Portugal) :: Ticket Sales:

Retrospective exhibition, multimedia concerts, site-specifc sound installations, conferences, video works screenings, sound perception activities and environmental walks.

Many aspects and perceptions can be associated with river landscapes, which together form the strength and the manifold importance of rivers. Firstly, river landscapes supply an energy potential (the energy of water and sediments that flow down the course of the river) and also a surface, a space on which both vegetation and human constructions settle. Continue reading

Jan 25, 2011
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Live Stage: In honor of Elliot Sharp’s 60th [us Brooklyn, NY]