Georgia Tech Ensemble Mixes Contemporary Music with Film and Theatrics
Posted March 25, 2009 | Atlanta, GA
Sonic Generator will give a free concert combining masterful skill with mind-expanding modes of performance at the Woodruff Arts Center Monday evening at 8 p.m. Using innovative technologies, the group will connect music with film and visual theatrics to create compelling live experiences. Concert-goers can meet the artists and see research demonstrations from the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology at a free reception following the performance.
In the program, works by Louis Andriessen and Michael Gordon are paired with visuals by seminal filmmakers Bill Morrison and Hal Hartley, while a work by Nardelli features live audio and visual processing of a solo flutist. Music by Tristan Perich combines two percussionists with home-built electronic circuitry and an array of car speakers; Daniel Lentz
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