Thu01Jun20:3022:30MAZE Festival Day 1Anne La Berge flute/electronics, Dario Calderone double bass, Gareth Davis bass clarinet, Reinier van Houdt piano/electronics, Wiek Hijmans guitar, Yannis Kyriakides computer/electronics20:30 - 22:30 Splendor, Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 116
Following previous collaborations with Robert Ashley, Christian Marclay, Annea Lockwood and Michael Pisaro, MAZE now presents a festival dedicated to sonic textures and field recordings. MAZE's guests are the Irish composer
Following previous collaborations with Robert Ashley, Christian Marclay, Annea Lockwood and Michael Pisaro, MAZE now presents a festival dedicated to sonic textures and field recordings.
MAZE’s guests are the Irish composer Barbara Ellison, who lives in the Netherlands and Okkyung Lee, the leading cellist from the New York improvised scene, originally from Korea. MAZE will also perform the whale song- inspired Quasimodo by Alvin Lucier (USA), Jitterbug, a portrait of a fictive natural environment by field recording pioneer Annea Lockwood (NZ/USA), a live-streamed interactive work by Rebekah Wilson (NZ) and Wind Horse by the recently deceased founder of Deep Listening, Pauline Oliveros (USA). The festival will also include CHURCH by the Danish sonic artist Jacob Kirkegaard and new works by MAZE composers Yannis Kyriakides and Anne La Berge.
The evening in Splendor will include the release of the Unsounds LP, RAW, a piece composed for MAZE by Anne La Berge.
The MAZE FESTIVAL 2017 is a collaboration between Splendor and Bimhuis. For more information on the second concert on Friday, June 2 in Bimhuis see:
Annea Lockwood – JITTERBUG for flute, double bass, piano and spatialised soundtrack
Alvin Lucier – QUASIMODO for bass clarinet in multiple rooms
Rebekah Wilson – MUSIC FOR TWO STRINGS for local and remote guitars
Pauline Oliveros – WIND HORSE for ensemble
Yannis Kyriakides – TRENCH for three computers and three players
Anne La Berge, flute and electronics
Gareth Davis, bass clarinet
Dario Calderone, double bass
Reinier van Houdt, piano and electronics
Wiek Hijmans, electric guitar
Yannis Kyriakides, computer and electronics