Project Tag: music

Laurie Anderson

Collaborated closely with Laurie Anderson to co-curate and produce a series of events for the 2013 River to River Festival. Programs included film maker Sam Green with musicians The Quavers and yMusic performing work-in-progress live score film collaborations, the live score film “Indiamore” by Chassol, an interactive app-based soundwalk by Liubo Borissov and Konrad Kaczmarek, […]

Philip Glass Ensemble

Curated the Philip Glass Ensemble into the River to River Festival in 2012. This free concert in Rockefeller Park was the only free public program included in the events celebrating his 75th birthday. Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to […]

Sam Green and Yo La Tengo

Programmed and produced Sam Green with musicians The Quavers and yMusic performing work-in-progress live score film collaborations in the 2013 River To River Festival as part of a program co-curated with Laurie Anderson. Later, I presented the L.A. debut of the “live documentary” The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller at the Skirball Cultural Center. In a one-night-only […]

Bang On A Can Marathon

Presented the Bang On A Can Marathon at The River To River Festival from 2011-2013. Bang on a Can is a multi-faceted contemporary classical music organization based in New York City. It was founded in 1987 by three American composers who remain its artistic directors: Julia Wolfe, David Lang, and Michael Gordon. The Marathon concert […]

Alarm Will Sound

Programmed and produced Alarm Will Sound’s multimedia re-imagining of John Cage’s seminal 1970 work Songbooks for the River to River Festival. A co-commission with The Holland Festival and the Cork Opera House. Alarm Will Sound (Alan Pierson, artistic director) is a 20-member ensemble dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of today’s music. It is an […]

Susie Ibarra

Co-conceived, commissioned and produced a new work of digital public art from Susie Ibarra called Digital Sanctuaries that was featured in different iterations as part of the River To River Festival in 2012, 2013 and 2014) This app-based geolocated soundwalk transformed the rich history of Lower Manhattan into electroacoustic soundscapes honoring the communities that have inhabited […]

Joe Diebes

Provided a developmental residency through LMCC on Governors Island to Joe Diebes with collaborators David Levine and Christian Hawkey for their work “WOW: A Milli Vanilli Opera and interviewed them about the project for EphemeralObjects.org. Joe Diebes creates works that converge around the categories of music, visual art and performance. From 1996-2003, he was a core member as well as […]

Andrew Ondrejcak

Provided Andrew Ondrejcak with a new work development residency on Governors Island through LMCC and has served the artist in an advisory capacity. Born and raised in Mississippi, Andrew Ondrejcak studied architecture and painting at Savannah College of Art and Design then playwriting at Brooklyn College.  While making experimental theater in New York, Andrew was asked […]

Opera In Dialogue

Developed a series of public conversations called “Opera In Dialogue” to complement Experiments in Opera‘s year-long residency at the Abrons Arts Center. Opera In Dialogue #1 consisted of composers of the “Chorus of All Souls” program, their collaborators and special invited guests – Jason Cady, Louisa Proske, Jay Scheib, Aaron Siegel, Matthew Welch – exploring the origins of the chorus in […]

Yarn|Wire

Curated Yarn|Wire into the 2011 River To River Festival for a site-specific performance of Louis Andriessen’s Hoketus performed from the balconies and on the street in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Yarn/Wire is a quartet of two percussionists and two pianists. This instrumental combination allows the ensemble flexibility to slip effortlessly between classics of the […]