September 2, 2010 - Ubud's Gamelan Semara Ratih in final rehearsal of Evan Ziporyn's "Lapanbelas" (18) - outside the Pura Dalem on the road to Campuhan...piece was premiered 9/8/10 at Tropentheater, Amsterdam, Netherlands
In advance of his "Making Music" concert on October 30, Evan Ziporyn spoke to Carnegie Hall about his musical inspiration, development, and direction.
In this part of the interview, Ziporyn discusses his immersion in Balinese music and how it influenced his compositions for Gamelan.
More information about "Making Music: Evan Ziporyn" is available at http://www.carnegiehall.org/article/b....
Evan Ziporyn premieres Old Growth and In My Mind and In My Car
Music by Evan Ziporyn and Christine Southworth
First Biennial Quarry Festival of Sound Art and Performance Art
Contemporary Arts International
September 7, 2013 9 pm
This 30-minute New England Emmy Award winning documentary features the March 2012 premiere of “Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring through Music,” by composer Jamshied Sharifi ‘83. Commissioned by MIT Music and Theater Arts, with funding from the MIT Visiting Artists program, the work was first performed by the MIT Wind Ensemble conducted by Frederick Harris, Jr., music director.
The video, by MIT Video Productions, first broadcast on the Boston PBS affiliate WGBH 2 on Friday, May 31, 2013, was made possible in part by Jane and A. Neil Pappalardo ’64.