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Other Minds Presents Rhys Chatham and 100 Guitars

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, June 6, 2013 02:59pm | Post a Comment

Other Minds presents renowned composer/guitarist Rhys Chatham leading his large-scale work A Secret rhys chatham other minds 100 guitarsRose performed by an "orchestra" of 100 local guitarists from West Contra Costa and Alameda Counties. The performance will be held at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond on November 17, 2013. Nicknamed the “G100,” Chatham’s work has been presented at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York in 2009, and across Europe. Attracting amateur and professional guitarists from ages 14-70, this will be a major event in Bay Area music history. 

To kick-off A Secret Rose, which will entail much preparation from now until November, Other Minds presents two exciting preview events:

G3 at THE LAB
Friday June 7th, 8pm
2948 16th St. in SF
Rhys Chatham joins an all-star cast of local Bay Area musicians on June 7th at The Lab in a performance of his groundbreaking 1977 Guitar Trio (G3). The participating performers will be guitarists Ava Mendoza, John Schott, George Chen, Bill Orcutt, and John Krausbauer, along with Lisa Mezzacappa (bass) and Jordan Glenn (drums).
Tickets at door: Sliding scale $7-$15
More info HERE!

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Other Minds 18 Festival of New Music: February 28 - March 2

Posted by The Bay Area Crew, February 11, 2013 03:49pm | Post a Comment

Other Minds, America’s only international festival of avant-garde music, returns for its 18th year with composers from the Faroe Islands, India, Spain, Canada, Sweden, and around the U.S. From bass recorder to bansuri, from Bang to Sachdev, Other Minds presents another incomparable aggregation of revelationary new music.

Amoeba Music is a proud sponsor of this festival, which includes three days of concerts, panel discussions, and symposia at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) from February 28th through March 2nd. Check out this action-packed, global line-up!

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Gaman (Denmark)
G.S. Sachdev (India/US), Bansuri
Swapan Chaudhuri (India/US), Tabla

Friday, March 1, 2013
Dohee Lee (South Korea/US), Eye Cello & Voice
Anna Petrini (Sweden), Paetzold Contrabass Recorder
Craig Taborn (US), Piano

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Amy X Neuburg (US), Voice & Live Looping Electronics
William Winant Percussion Group (US)
Michala Petri (Denmark), Recorder
Mattias Petersson (Sweden), Laptop
Paula Matthusen (US), Live Electronics
Pamela Z (US), Voice and Electronics

For tickets and more info, please click HERE!