10khrs on 05/09/2012 at 02:20PM
On Saturday May 12, Interpretations presents an evening at of music at Roulette featuring a mammoth new Guggenheim commission from composer Earl Howard, and a performance of amazing new works for violin duo by FLUX Quartet members Tom Chiu and Conrad Harris.
In anticipation of this event, we are offering two great tracks, one by Conrad Harris and one by Tom Chiu. Alvin Lucier's duet for two violins with sine tones will be performed by Chiu and Harris on Saturday, and appears here in a version recorded for Lovely Music by Conrad Harris. Tom Chiu will have a world premiere for two violins on the Saturday concert, and here we are offering a piece he wrote for the FLUX Quartet with special guest pianist Bobby Few. Enjoy!
Saturday, May 12, 2012
8PM at Roulette Brooklyn
509 Atlantic Ave (corner of Atlantic and 3rd Ave)
An evening of dynamic new music from live electroacoustic pioneer Earl Howard and FLUX Quartet violinists Tom Chiu and Conrad Harris.
2011 Guggenheim Fellow Earl Howard, a pioneer in the development of live electronic processing and extended instrumental techniques, presents the premiere of his Guggenheim commission Superstring, with Wu Wei (sheng, erhu), Alan Jaffe (guitar), Miya Masaoka (koto), Ernst Reijseger (cello), Mark Dresser (bass), Harris Eisenstadt (percussion), and Earl Howard, (Kurzweil K2600).
Pioneering violinists Tom Chiu and Conrad Harris of the renowned FLUX Quartet present a diverse set of works by Elizabeth Hoffman, Ben Johnston, Alvin Lucier, Giacinto Scelsi, Christian Wolff, and a world premiere by Chiu.