Wednesday, 15 February 2012

MANTIS 2012 - Spring Festival March 3 -4 (Manchester UK)

MANTIS presents concerts curated by guest composers Jonty Harrison and Diana Salazar, as well as new electroacoustic works by composers based at the University of Manchester, featuring the MANTIS multiple loudspeaker sound diffusion system.

John Thaw Studio Theatre (Martin Harris Centre), University of Manchester

Concert 1, 18.00 Saturday 3 March 2012: Works from Kingston
Music for Strings         Oded Ben-Tal
La Voz del Fuelle        Diana Salazar 
sys_m1                        Louise Harris
Porous Torsion            John Ferguson (Hybrid guitar with motion sensitive electronics) and Diana Salazar (multichannel live electronics)
Improvised Works       KUDAC (Kingston University Digital Arts Collective)

Concert 2, 19.30 Saturday 3 March 2012: Jonty Harrison
Phantom Power (2007-08)
Undertow (2007)
Internal Combustion (2005-06)
Streams  (1999)

Concert 3, 14.00 Sunday 4 March 2012: MANTIS composers
The Luc Ferrari Piece (2012)                    Donal Sarsfield
Peace shall be her first sounding (2012) James Percival
Swirls (2012)                                   Ignacio Pecino
Environ-cycle (2012)                       Michael Lau
Etude on Space (2012)                             Danny Saul
Skalna (2012)                                   Constantin Popp 
1 concert: £7.50/5.00/4.00
2 concerts: £12.00/8.00/6.40
3 concerts: £18.00/12.00/9.60
The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
The University of Manchester
Bridgeford Street, Manchester, M13 9PL. 
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