On Tuesday 4th of August I gave a concert called ‘Imagined Landscapes’. It was a collection of music I have composed, most new, some revisits of older stuff. Lots of multimedia things, and some multi-sensory elements exploring smell and taste.
On August 7th and 8th I am presenting a showcase concert of new multimedia work called “SOUND AND LIGHT”
This performance will feature a number of premieres of new works I have composed throughout my time as the Mozart Fellow.
– Signature Asymmetry – for percussion and backing track. Performed by Robbie Craigie
– Flare – an experimental dance film by Dan Inglis with dance by Dujon Cullingford
– L.O.Q.Shun – a recorded work for voice featuring Julia Booth
– Dark Matter – a sound and light piece in collaboration with Martyn Roberts
– Whakaika Nei – a video dance piece with Louise Potiki Bryant
And a couple of other treats.
There will be an opportunity for an informal Q & A Session following the evening performance.
The performance coincides with the release of my new abum ‘Imaginary Communicaton’ – a suite of pieces for piano and electronics. This will be available for download on a pay-as-you-like basis, with all proceeds going to Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust.
Sound and Light: A Mozart Fellow Showcase
When: Thursday 7th August 2014 at 1pm and 7.30pm, Friday 8th August 2014 at 1pm
Where: Allen Hall, University of Otago
Price: $5 (waged) / $3 (unwaged)
Now that all the concert footage is ready to go, and I have done a final watch through to check all the details, it is now ready to share!
So, to start this process of sharing videos… here is the last piece we played at the concert.
‘A pulse worth fighting for’ is a tune that wrote as part of my PhD experiments, but it didn’t quite turn out as I originally expected (so won’t be included in my portfolio)… But what did come out was a fun piece of groove that is a challenge, as well as a blast, to perform.
At the end of this week I am putting on a concert of original music that I have written over the past couple of years as part of my PhD. I have been exploring the possibilities of cross-genre hybridity in new music composition!
The concert will take place on April 7th 2013 from 7:30pm in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato. Entry is free.
This concert showcase on April 7th will feature all new compositions written during this period of research, featuring ‘The Norse Suite’ for viola and cello, ‘The foggy field’ for trumpet and turntables, ‘Push for Miles’ for electric bass and backing, and ‘They say a word is dead’ – a suite for chamber orchestra, among other pieces. Top-class musicians from across the North Island will be coming together in Hamilton for this concert (and live recording).