Showing posts from March, 2012

Interactive Musique Francaise

On Friday & Saturday, March 23rd & 24th, the Ensemble de Musique Interactive are performing in New York City. Led by composer Jacopo Baboni Schilingi, this French ensemble is dedicated to 21st century music, focusing on works for classical instruments & live electronics.Musical interactivity: a festivalThe concerts are part of the event Ghost in the Instrument, a festival Exploring Trends in Music for Instrumentalists and Computers from Boulez to the Next Generation:Friday, March 23rd, 7 p.m.
Prentis Hall, Computer Music Center
632 West 125th Street New York
Music, dance performances, installationsSaturday, March 24th, 7 p.m.
Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway (at 116th Street)
Marathon concert with 4 classics, 11 world premieres, including a work with sculpture, and two with videoSunday, March 25th, Columbia University, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Workshop on PWGL, a software for Computer Assisted CompositionGreat performersAll of the performers making the trip from France have been committed …

Christopher Trapani in New-York & Paris

I met with composer Christopher Trapani during Expo'74, an interactive electronic music expo that took place in Brooklyn, New-York in October, 2011. We enjoyed talking about Harvard, where he was an undergraduate student, and about Paris, where he spent quite a few years already.I'm thrilled to see that Christopher was recently selected for a six-month Musical Research Residency at IRCAM, the Parisian . I'm sure his stay at the Parisian institute for research & coordination acoustics/music will be very productive; I'm looking forward to hearing the music he will be producing after that. Christopher Trapani's upcoming concertsIf you're in New York City, here are two upcoming events to discover:From Beaubourg to Brooklyn: electroacoustic music from Paris, a concert Christopher curated for the MATA festival.A new work is going to be performed in March by the Ensemble de Musique Interactive, a French ensemble visiting Columbia university in March - I'm going…