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 festival The 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, installations Saturday, 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 video Sunday, March 25th, Columbia University, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Workshop on PWGL, a software for Computer Assisted Composition Great performers All of the performers making the trip from Fr

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 concerts If 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 -