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electro//acoustic day

12:30pm-8:30pm on Thursday 14 March

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West Road Concert Hall, 11 West Road, CB3 9DP

The electro//acoustic day will bring together both classical instrumental, vocal repertoire and cutting-edge electronic music inviting the audience to explore diverse performances and listening modalities. It will encourage non-traditional modes of listening and create new relationships with music. Sonic and physical space, spatialization and embodiment of sound will be at the centre of all the concerts and the installation creating an immersive environment.

concert 1 | voices
1 - 2pm
Electroacoustic piece - Mortuos plango vivo voco by Jonathan Harvey
Sound projection, Marta Gentilucci
Vanessa Paloma Elbaz – Jewish traditional liturgical music from Morocco
Girton and St Catharine's College Choirs - Ingegneri, Byrd, Wilson, Rivers, Bortniansky, Gretchaninov,
Chown, Thackray, Wallen, Bruckner

concert 2 | horizons
2:30 - 3:30pm
Concert of electroacoustic music by a team of academics from the SOUND/IMAGE Research Center of the University of Greenwich, London. They will present original spatialized compositions.

in dialogue with George Benjamin
4- 4:45pm
George Benjamin, Richard Causton and Marta Gentilucci in conversation

concert 3 | homages
5 - 6pm
Electroacoustic piece - Klaviersammlung by Hans Tutschku
Sound projection, Marta Gentilucci
Purcell, Ravel, Rameau, Bach and Causton in conversation with pieces by George Benjamin
Erik Bertch, Piano

concert 4. | chambers
7:30 – 8:30pm
Electroacoustic piece - breathe by Annie Mahtani
Sound projection, Marta Gentilucci
Telemann, Crayton, Purcell, Couperin, Froberger, Bach, Gubaidulina, Britten
Laura Mondiello, Guitar,
Margaret Faultless, Violin,
Stefane Crayton, Violin,
Sam Kennedy, Viola
Yusuf Lahham, Cello
Martin Ennis, Harpsichord

on common ground | breathing
West Road Foyer - opening from 12:30
Sound-visual installation; a collaboration between composition and visual art students from the Faculty of Music and the Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA).

The installation will take place in the Foyer and run throughout the day. This will enable the possibility to listen and watch while walking and changing perception of the global sound. Focal points of the installation are climate, social justice, commoning, multiplicity and embodiment

Booking/Registration is: REQUIRED

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Format: Music, Performance
Timing: In person
Cost: Free
Event Capacity: 400
Theme: Discovery
Accessibility: Partial access - please contact us for details

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