Ten Thousand Hours is a monthly podcast hosted by bassist and composer James Ilgenfritz. Each monthly installment features an interview and performance with a special guest, with an emphasis on understanding the artistic temperament and the practical aspects of life as an experimental composer/performer.
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10khrs on 03/12/2014 at 01:15AM
On Thursday March 20, baritone Thomas Buckner joins Montreal-based ensemble Bradyworks, premiering new works by Tim Brady & Australian composers Erik Griswold & John Encarnacao. Also included are works by Christian Wolff, John Cage, & Annea Lockwood. Bradyworks, led by guitarist/composer Tim Brady, includes bass clarinetist Lori Freedman & violist Pemi Paull. They join Buckner to form a quartet that will premiere new commissions on a tour that includes New York, Montreal, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Australia.
In anticipation of this event, Interpretations would like to share some audio from Tim Brady and Thomas Buckner. Enjoy!
10khrs on 02/17/2014 at 02:00AM
Joan La Barbara On Thursday February 20, Interpretations presents two great artists: Joan La Barbara and Bruce Gremo. Both present new acoustic and electroacoustic works. Joan La Barbara presents a solo performance, featuring her distinctive vocal techniques, both unaccompanied and adorned with an electronic sound atmosphere in Windows, inspired by the dreams & visions of sculptor Joseph Cornell. Bruce Gremo presents solo and duo works blending eastern and western woodwind sonorities with interactive electronic processing, using his unique electronic flute controller, the Cilia, as well as the shakuhachi & glissando flute; with Hu Jianbing on sheng.
We are sharing two tracks from these artists - One of Bruce Gremo performing solo on his insturment The Cilia, and one from "Angels, Demons, and other Muses", Joan La Barbara's previous presentation on the Interpretations Series.