Friday, 5 October 2012

MANTIS concerts Fall 2012!! - MANTIS FESTIVAL

MANTIS concerts Fall 2012

Thursday 11 October, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

13.10 - 14.00 Lunchtime concert

Thumbs (8-ch)                                  David Berezan          12.00
... krshngnnmmnn (live)                  Saul and Popp          10.00
Erevos (2-ch)                                    Demetrios Savva      7.30
Sun warms the Memory (2-ch)      Sam Salem                12:00


MANTIS Festival

27 - 28 October 2012   University of Manchester, UK

MANTIS (Manchester Theatre in Sound) presents a weekend of 4 electroacoustic concerts featuring composers based at the NOVARS Research Centre, guest artists John Young (curating a full concert of his works), Andy Lewis (premiering his new audio-visual work Lexicon, sponsored by the Wellcome Trust) and Barry Truax (premiering new works in a concert marking the centenary of computing pioneer Alan Turing, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Manchester Science Festival and the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester).  The festival features the MANTIS large-scale sound diffusion system for an exciting and immersive listening experience.

Saturday 27 October, John Thaw Studio Theatre

18.00 - 19.30 New works by NOVARS composers

Jaws (8-ch)                                  Danny Saul                12.00 premiere
Thews and Limbs (stereo)             Lee Fraser                 25.00 premiere
(interval: 10 min)
Different Streams II (Fl+8ch)          Andrew Garbett        19.00 premiere
Pulses            (4-ch)                     Constantin Popp      20.00 premiere

20.00 - 21.00 John Young

Inner (stereo)                                John Young                12:00

Are You Everybody? (2-ch AV)         John Young                18:00

Smoke and Mirrors (16-ch)              John Young                20:00


Sunday 28 October, Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall

18.00 - 19.00 New works by NOVARS composers, Andrew Lewis

Lexicon (8-ch AV)                             Andrew Lewis                       15.00 premiere
Oz (5.1)                                           Brona Martin                        26.00 premiere
Electric Strings (2-ch)                       Oliver Carman                       11.30

19.30 - 20.30 ENIGMA: The life and death of Alan Turing. 
Barry Truax, William George (tenor) and Mark Pilkington

Enigma (tenor+6-ch+AV)                 Barry Truax                17:00 premiere
From the Unseen World (Pn+6-ch)   Barry Truax                12:00 premiere
Turing (5.1-ch)                              Mark Pilkington        25:00