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Fri, Dec 9 2022 8:00 PM

Pamela Z's multimedia chamber work SIMULTANEOUS

Pamela Z presents “Simultaneous”, an intermedia performance work exploring the concept of simultaneity, through voice, electronic processing, chamber ensemble (English horn, viola, cello, and percussion), speech samples, gesture control, and projected video.

This work is the culmination Z’s Rome Prize project which began in 2019, has had iterations in the forms of a multi-channel sound installation and a fixed media radio work, but stopped short of being presented as a performance work, because of the pandemic’s interruption of her fellowship year. Now, the work will reach its fruition with the full evening performance work that was originally proposed.

Performances will take place on the 9th, 10th, and 11th of December 2022 in Space 124 at Project Artaud, in San Francisco.

Pamela Z (voice and electronics)
Kyle Bruckmann (oboe/English horn)
Charlton Lee (viola)
Theresa Wong (cello)
Kjell Nordeson (percussion)

This performance is made possible in part by support from a San Francisco Arts Commission Artist Grant.
Audio samples in which musicians at this event play:
Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
BREATHING is a movement from Carbon Song Cycle (a inter-media chamber work by composer/performer Pamela Z and visual artist Christina McPhee). The work was originally written for voice & electronics, bassoon, viola, cello, percussion, and tape. This is a solo version performed by the composer (with just voice, processing, and tape), recorded at a 3/13/2014 duo concert with Joan La Barbara as part of the 2014 ROOM Series. Pamela Z is using a gesture controller (designed and built by Donald Swearingen). © 2013 Last Letter Music (ASCAP)
The premiere, at the 2013 Outsound New Music Summit, of Wrack ...Awaits Silent Tristero's Empire (made possible by the Chamber Music America New Jazz Works commissioning program).