The recording from Departure Duo‘s premiere in late October:
A few photos from Juxtatonal‘s performance of Reverberations last night in Cincinnati:
A few months ago, I finished a new work for soprano and double bass with text by poet Eleanor Goodman. Departure Duo had commissioned the work, and gave several performances last month in New York and Boston — they are ideal collaborators and were so attentive to the world of the piece.
A few photos from our performances of Ebb and flow this month in Qingdao and in Beijing:
A photo with Xia Yuyan and Zhang Yongyun while recording Ebb and flow yesterday afternoon:
And a few photos from time spent researching suona 唢呐 late last week with performer Hou Yan Qiu, in preparation for a project with electronics next year:
In Beijing for the month with percussionist Zhang Yongyun, pipa player Xia Yuyan, and writer & interdisciplinary artist Autumn Tsai for performances of my new work Ebb and flow.
A few images from rehearsal yesterday:
Posters for the two performances and talks taking place this month in Beijing and in Qingdao:
I visited Heidelberg last week to catch Xia Yuyan’s concert with Jiang Shaofeng at the opening of the CHIME Collection:
It was wonderful to see/hear them both in Germany and also to discuss with Yuyan drafts for our upcoming nanpa/percussion collaboration for September.
Video from the premiere in April with percussionists Xinyi Zheng and Yongyun Zhang. Text from the poem by Zheng Xiaoqiong:
A few photos from Sylvia’s premiere of Points of return in Colombia last month during Festival Mujeres en la Música Nueva: