Adam Basanta: Onde_symbiotique @ Akousma XI Festival

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Nov 6, 20 h @ Usine C, 1345 Avenue Lalonde

Adam Basanta will be presenting “instant gris” (stereo, 2014) and “Three Myths of Liberalism” (12 channels, 2012) at this year’s Akousma XI festival.

His two compositions will be performed as part of the Onde_symbiotique program, which also includes works by Robert Normandeau, Gilles Gobeils, Hanna Hartman, and Olivia Block.

For more information see, http://www.akousma.ca/fr/festival/festival-akousma/akousma-xi/6-novembre-2014/.

Ensemble Extrakte performs “ITERATIONS” @ Radialsystem (Berlin)

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Nov. 14, 19h @ Radialsystem, Berlin

Ensemble Extrakte: “ITERATIONS”

On November 14, Ensemble Extrakte will be performing “ITERATIONS” in concert as part of the festival “faithful! II Fidelity and Betrayal of Musical Interpretation.” The piece explores looping and the history of Berlin sound. Sandeep Bhagwati will be leading the ensemble, in collaboration with Gebrüder Teichmann.

The group features Klaus Janek (bass, elektronics), Cathy Milliken (oboe instruments), Deniza Popova (Bulgarian singing), Farhan Sabbagh (ud), Gregor Schulenburg (flutes, duduk), Ravi Srinivasan (tabla, percussion), Hong Yoo (daegum), and Gebrüder Teichmann (silent DJs).

For more information, see http://www.faithful-festival.de/en/programm-berlin-2014/.

Sandeep Bhagwati: “Where the Balance Tilts” Panel @ Berghain Club (Berlin)

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Nov. 13, 19h @ Berghain Club, Berlin

Panel Discussion: “Where the Balance Tilts: from Creators or Performers?”

To open the festival “faithful! II Fidelity and Betrayal of Musical Interpretation”, Sandeep Bhagwati will be participating in a panel discussion that explores the differences between cooperation and collaboration in musical interpretation, and the interfaces between composers and interpreters.

The panel features five music theorists, composers, and musicians, and will be moderated by musicologist Lydia Rilling. Berlin-based composer Johannes Kreidler will also be presenting his work “Fremdarbeit / Migrant Work.”

For more information, see http://www.faithful-festival.de/en/programm-berlin-2014/.

live@CIRMMT Presents Sandeep Bhagwati’s “Sutra” @ McGill MMR

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live@CIRMMT: Beta Lyrae & City?

Nov. 27, 7:30 PM @ Music Multimedia Room, McGill University (527 Sherbrooke St. West)

On November 27, Sandeep Bhagwati will present “Sutra” for flutes, recorders and electronics at live@CIRMMT. The piece will feature Cléo Palacio-Quintin on flutes and Terri Hron on recorder.

New works by Terri Hron, Cléo Palacio-Quintin, and Patrick Saint-Denis will also be performed.

For the complete program and ticket information see,
http://www.cirmmt.org/activities/live-cirmmt/lyrae.

F O L D @ Agora Hydro-Québec du pavillon Coeur des sciences

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Nov. 6-7, 6:30PM @ Agora Hydro-Québec du pavillon Coeur des sciences, 175 avenue du Président-Kennedy

Lenka Nováková in collaboration with Otso Lähdeoja and Navid Navab present “F O L D”, a performative audio-visual environment and installation.

F O L D” is a platform for interdisciplinary approaches to performance and the performative environment. Merging powerful optical architectures, compositions of structure-born sound, and the aesthetics of chiaroscuro image, “F O L D” envelops the spectator in the performative, theatrical, and cinematic experience of self and other.

In dialogue with the performance group “IF YOU NO WHAT I MEAN” featuring Mayra Morales, Petur Grunansom, Marcelino Barsi, and Mona Ayash.

NOVEMBER 6, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM  (6PM: artist talk and meet the team, 9:00-10:30PM: vernissage)
NOVEMBER 7, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Please reserve your place in advance at http://doodle.com/e3hwrur2pq75v84a.

For more information about the performance see, http://www.lenkanovak.com/fold/.

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MCGILL PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE PERFORMS “ATAVIST” @ Pollack Hall

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Oct 30, 20h @ McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, Pollack Hall

On October 30, the McGill Percussion Ensemble will be performing Sandeep Bhagwati’s “ATAVIST.” The piece is a movement from Bhagwati’s “Alien Lands” cycle for four percussionists. Aiyun Huang will be leading the ensemble.

http://www.mcgill.ca/music/channels/event/mcgill-percussion-ensemble-237708