North River Music: Ne(x)tworks - Music Without Dance Festival

Saturday February 25, 2012    Concert at 7:30 pm.

Sunday, February 26, 2012    Panel discussion at 6:00 pm     Concert at  7:30pm.

Ne(xt)works  presents Music Without Dance, a multi-event festival focusing on recent and historical musical works originally created to be heard with choreographed movement.

Curated and performed by Greenwich House Music School Ensemble-In-Residence Ne(x)tworks, Music Without Dance’s two concert programs include music by ensemble member composers Joan La Barbara, Miguel Frasconi, Shelley Burgon, and Christopher McIntyre as well as guests composers John King, Jon Gibson, and Annea Lockwood. Before the concert on the 26th, Ne(x)tworks and North River Music host a panel event with several featured composers and a number of local choreographers. Topics for discussion include the evolving dialectic between contemporary dance and music communities, working processes and collaborative models, and differences between dance/theater music and sound-only work.

Ne(x)tworks is Joan La Barbara, voice; Shelley Burgon, harp & electronics; Yves Dharamraj, cello; Miguel Frasconi, glass & electronics; Ariana Kim, violn; Christopher McIntyre, trombone and special guest Jenny Lin, pian.

Program: Saturday, February 25 at 7:30 pm: Concert

Moving Spaces      (2002)     Christian Wolff  
Migrations     (2008)     Miguel Frasconi
Future Sight      (2010)     Shelley Burgon
Relative Calm      (1981)     Jon Gibson


Program
: Sunday, February 26 at  6:00 pm: Panel Discussion
Panel discussion on the relationship between music and dance.  With choreographers: Yoshiko ChumaKatherine Beyar, Nai-Ni Chen, Erica Essner, and composers: Joan La Barbara, Miguel Frasconi, John King, and Annea Lockwood.  

 Program: Sunday, February 26 at 7:30 pm: Concert

Stuplimity No. 3      (2007)     Christopher McIntyre  
Desert Myths     (2006)     Joan La Barbara
Jitterbug     (2007)     Annea Lockwood
DELTA (dreamdeepdown)      (2002)     John King

Admission: $15 general; $10 students & seniors; no advance sales, tickets at the door.

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