PULSATIONS [BITUMEN]

Friday, February 2, 2018 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Granoff Center, Studio 1

This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is first come, first serve. No late admittance, no seating after start of concert. Please arrive early!

PULSATIONS [BITUMEN] is an audiovisual performance by Marcel Zaes that combines generative digital music with four viola players, using an original graphic notation and featuring a BRAID.live algorithm.

Performed by:
Marcel Zaes (CH) – composition, electronics, visuals
Jordan Dykstra (USA) – viola
Ashley Frith (USA) – viola
Zsolt Sőrés (HU) – viola
David Schnee (CH) – viola

With PULSATIONS [BITUMEN], the Swiss composer-performer Marcel Zaes (*1984 in Bern) sets out to redefine the conventional concert performance. He presents a transcontinental music project which is an intriguing fusion of electronic and classical sound. BITUMEN [PULSATIONS] presents the least featured of all string instruments, the viola, with four exceptional players, and extends the violas’ sound with generative digital technologies towards a contemporary live-sampling esthetics.

Learn more about Marcel Zaes and his work: www.marcelzaes.com

To request special services, accommodations, or assistance for this event, please contact Lauren Bitsoli [401-863-3234] as far in advance of the event as possible.

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