On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015, Dr. Faustus presented its latest project, New Synchronisms, inspired by Mario Davidovsky’s eponymous compositions.
From left to right: Liam Kinson, Red Wierenga, Inés Thiebaut, Nicholas R. Nelson, André Brégégère, Mario Davidovsky, Elizabeth Adams, Jonathan Singer, Karen Kim. (photo courtesy of Jessica Rudman)
The concert featured five world premieres of works for solo instrument and electronic sounds by composers Elizabeth Adams, André Brégégère, Nicholas R. Nelson, Inés Thiebaut, and Red Wierenga, performed by Jen Baker (tbn), Steve Beck (pf), Karen Kim (vn), Liam Kinson (cl), and John Singer (perc); and a performance of Davidovsky’s Synchronism No. 12 by Ben Ringer (cl).
Thank you to our composers and performers for creating these fantastic new works!
Many thanks also to:
- The generous contributors who donated to our IndieGogo crowdfunding campaign
- The SEM Ensemble for lending us the wonderful Willow Place Auditorium for the concert
- The Music Department at the Graduate Center (CUNY), for lending us some their equipment (speakers, etc.)
- And, last but not least, the great Mario Davidovsky for inspiring this project, and being kind enough to join us for the concert!