Comprovisations – Improvisation Technologies for the Performing Arts

Research-Creation Workshop  ⋅  May 24-27, 2012  ⋅  Hexagram Concordia & matralab, Concordia University Montréal

THURSDAY MAY 24, 2012 – TECHNOLOGIES & SOFTWARE

20h30

Performances I - Softwares @ Hexagram Black Box ∞

  • » CLOrk (Concordia Laptop Orkestra) – conducted by Eldad Tsabary
  • » IRCAM OMAX IMPROVISATION SOFTWARE – Benjamin Levy/co-performed by Brice Martin
  • » Sandeep Bhagwati, NATIVE ALIEN (piano version) – co-performed by David Rosenboom (piano) & Navid Navab/Julian Stein (computers)

FRIDAY MAY 25, 2012 – NOTATIONS & BODIES

12h00

Performances II @ Hexagram Black Box ∞

  • » Sandeep Bhagwati, NATIVE ALIEN (bass clairinet version) – co-performed by Lori Freedman (bass clarinet) & Navid Navab/Julian Stein (computers)
  • » Gerhard E. Winkler, Hybrid VIII Pianimaux – David Rosenboom (piano) & Gerhard E. Winkler (computer & lecture)

14h30

Improv Opera - Outcome/Talk @ MB 8.265 ∞

  • » Outcome of an Improv Opera Workshop led by Sara Wilén and David Hornwall (Malmö/Sweden), in cooperation with Chants Libres Montréal.

20h30

Performances III - Bodies @ Dance Black Box ∞

  • » Sha Xin Wei /Navid Navab (Discussion / Performance)
  • » Roger Sinha/ Navid Navab (Discussion / Performance)
  • » Lise Comtois/Michal Seta (Discussion / Performance)
  • » Mark Applebaum, Aphasia

SATURDAY MAY 26, 2012 – AESTHETICS & CREATION

20h30

Performances IV - Artificial @ Hexagram Black Box ∞

  • » Mark Applebaum, "Intellectual Property" for Disklavier
  • » George E. Lewis, "Artificial Life" (Version for String Quartet), Quatuor Bozzini
  • » David Rosenboom, "Argus's Eyes" for Disklavier
  • » Sandeep Bhagwati, "monochrom I-IV" for active score & string quartet, Quatuor Bozzini

SUNDAY MAY 27, 2012 - WRAPS & JAMS

12h00

Performances V - Local @ Hexagram Black Box ∞

  • » Hanna Abd El Nour, Corps Sonore (Sound Installation)
  • » Quatuor Caribou Mercredi Supermusique w/ Charity Chan (piano) Lori Freedman (bass clarinet), Danielle Palardy Roger (percussion) Joane Hétu (voice, sax)

18h00

Performances VI - Wraps @ Hexagram Black Box ∞

  • » Collective Comprovisations Coordinating Curious Computer Carols & Co-evolutive Compositions Co-Performed Collectively By Workshop And Guest Musicians
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