FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015 TO SUNDAY, MAY 24, 2015 — Propositional Music is a three-day concert series presented by ISSUE Project Room in collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art, celebrating fifty years of pioneering work by composer, performer, conductor, author and educator David Rosenboom. In this series, Rosenboom and many long-time collaborators present a selection of his major works of experimental music spanning a half-century, from Continental Divide (1964) through Ringing Minds (2014).
First-ever, fully realized recording of 1984-85 landmark composition for percussion and computer/electronics, at the time a breakthrough in linking virtuoso performance with interactive compositional algorithms, an example of "Propositional Music," written for percussion superstar William Winant, 2 CDs and booklet with illustrated article.
NAKED CURVATURE, Four Memories of the Daimon (A Whispered Opera) just released on TZADIK. Written in 2001 for six instruments, whispering voices, electronics and interactive computer software. Performed by virtuosic CalArts Chamber Ensemble.
Hopscotch is an audacious, new collaborative operatic experience that takes place inside a network of crisscrossing cars throughout the cityscape of Los Angeles. Hopscotch will include three scenes with new music by David Rosenboom setting texts by Erin Young and Janine Salinas. Hopscotch is Presented by the innovative Los Angeles opera company, The Industry: concept and direction by Yuval Sharon; music by Veronika Krausas, Marc Lowenstein, Andrew McIntosh, Andrew Norman, Ellen Reid, and David Rosenboom; text by Tom Jacobson, Mandy Kahn, Sarah LaBrie, Jane Stephens Rosenthal, Janine Salinas, and Erin Young; dditional music composed and performed by Phillip King, Odeya Nini, and Michelle Shocked. Tickets go on sale September 15, 2015. [Click on heading above for more information.]
Oct 31 2015 - 11:00am to Nov 15 2015 - 5:00pm
A significant collection of Rosenboom's work with brainwave music will be featured in this major exhibition concentrating on artists from Rodin to the present whose work has involved projecting the inner workings of the mind directly onto forms of art. The exhibition's public opening will also include a performance of Rosenboom's recent brainwave composition, Portable Gold and Philosophers' Stones—Deviant Resonances (2015). The exhibition is expected to run for several months.
Oct 28 2015 - 5:00pm
Rosenboom will perform Portable Gold and Philosophers' Stones (Deviant Resonances), his latest solo work extending musical interface with the human nervous system, at the 1st International Brain-Computer Music Workshop, followed by a keynote speech, Deviant Resonances—Nature's Creative Challenge to Absolute Mappings of Biological Phenomena in Music, for the 11th International Conference on Computer Music Multi-Media Research. (Click event header for more info.)
Jun 15 2015 - 8:00pm to Jun 17 2015 - 8:00pm