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Thursday, February 8, 2018


Gene Coleman's
THE GEOMETRY OF THINKING
with Marilyn Nonken, Toshimaru Nakamura, and Ensemble N_JP




University Lutheran
3637 Chestnut Street
8pm; $12 to $20



ABOUT THE EVENT
Bowerbird is pleased to present "The Geometry of Thinking", a multimedia concert featuring the work of Philadelphia based composer Gene Coleman with Adam Vidiksis, Marilyn Nonken, Toshimaru Nakamura,, members of The Crossing and Ensemble N_JP. These works embrace Coleman's highly interdisciplinary approach to composition, which integrates sources as varied as Experimental Film, Japanese Gagaku, Monteverdi's operas, avant garde composer Helmut Lachenmann and Neuroscience research.

PROGRAM

Gene Coleman: The Geometry of Thinking (2016) for solo cello
Tom Kraines, cello

Gene Coleman: Vrochos (2018) for piano and electronics
Marilyn Nonken, piano
Adam Vidiksis, electronics

Gene Coleman: Systole (2015) for ensemble and electronics with video projections
Marilyn Nonken, piano
Tristan McKay, piano
Naomi Sato, sho
Bryan Hayslett, cello
Adam Vidiksis, conductor and electronics
Video directed by Gene Coleman, with cinematography by Ryutaro Hakamata, edited by Nick Lerman

Adam Vidiksis: Stillness Refracted (2015) for sho and live electronics
Naomi Sato, sho
Adam Vidiksis, conductor and electronics

Gene Coleman: Vidrone II / Aoi Hono I (2018) for voices, ensemble, electronics and video (World Premiere)
Ensemble N_JP:
Naoko Kikuchi, voice, shamisen and koto
Naomi Sato, sho
Sansuzu Tsuruzawa, voice and shamisen
Toshimaru Nakamura, live electronics
Dan Blacksberg, trombone
Nick Millevoi, e-guitar
Tom Kraines, cello
Rebecca Siler, soprano
Steven Bradshaw, tenor
Colin Dill, bass
Adam Vidiksis, conductor
Video directed by Gene Coleman, with texts by Lance Olsen, cinematography by Ryutaro Hakamata, edited by Nick Lerman


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