RSVP for OSL@DMC
Live-Streamed Preview & Chat with Maria Chavez
Friday, May 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM (doors open at 7:00 PM)
THE DIMENNA CENTER FOR CLASSICAL MUSIC
450 West 37th Street
between 9th & 10th avenues (map)
Maria Chavez, sound artist and DJ
John Glover, host
Brooklyn-based, genre-bending sound-artist Maria Chavez her process for creating the electronic soundscape of NYC Sonic Scores, 2015—her new work commissioned by and featuring St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble. Join our exclusive live audience or stream the event online.
Chavez will discuss her unique approach to sound, share excerpts from NYC Sonic Scores, 2015, invite live and online participants to improvise to her electronic score, and chat with the audience about her work as an avant-garde turntablist and artist.
Bring your own instrument to participate in the improvisation, or simply take in the kaleidoscopic sound textures of live performers interacting with and reacting to Chavez’ new sonic canvass.
This event is presented in advance of OSL’s Chamber Music Series concert Tale of Five Cities, which features the world premiere of NYC Sonic Scores, 2015.
FREE; reservations required. RSVP by submitting the form below or call 212.594.6100.
Interactive Sound Installation
Following the Preview & Chat, stay for an afterparty with an open bar, conversation, and sonic immersion—become a part of Maria Chavez’ euphoric and colorful sound installation, Lapse: Leave: Linger, in The DiMenna Center’s Cary Hall. Using the turntable, Chavez will react to the nuances of the space, and to your own movements, in real time. Grab a drink and find your own vantage point as sound travels through you.
Those joining our live audience for the Preview & Chat will receive complimentary admission to the Interactive Sound Installation (regular price $10).