featuring Séverine Ballon

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 8pm,the Dimenna Center for Classical Music,450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

New Music for Cello and Electronics
Wednesday, May 6th, 2015, 8pm
the Dimenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

An evening-length recital featuring French soloist, Séverine Ballon, with her interpretation of five adventurous works for violoncello and electronics.

“Electric Chair Music”, the working title for Brian Ferneyhough’s landmark Time and Motion Study II for singing cellist and electronics, was written in 1973-76. Already nearly forty years old, where is the medium of violoncello and electronics now? How is a younger generation of composers responding to this most traditional of instruments when confronting it with alien worlds of electronic sound?

Music by:
Mauro Lanza
Ashley Fure
Aaron Einbond
Bryan Jacobs
Alec Hall

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