Glasgow’s new and experimental Music Festival returns with two days that blur the lines between genres. With world premieres performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the festival also features local and global performers including Tetsuya Umeda, Syzygys, Miya Masaoka, Tony Bevan, Dror Feiler, Mats Gustafsson, Lasse Marhaug and more….
SOUND SESSIONS 4
Foyer and Around the Building
Expect appearances from Tetsuya Umeda across the building on Sunday as he brings parts of City Halls’ spaces to life through his singular vision.
TONY BEVAN ">TINA KREKELS with ADAM CAMPBELL: Pardon, I have tentacles
UK sax legend Tony Bevan, improvising with Miya Masaoka, followed by Edinburgh-based composer and improviser Tina Krekels with a story of entangled bodies where men get eaten.
PASCALE CRITON: RECENT WORKS
Pascale Criton Bothsways, for violin and cello
Pascale Criton/Silvia Tarozzi Circle Process, for violin
Pascale Criton OUT, for ondes Martenot
Pascale Criton/Deborah Walker Chaoscaccia
Pascale Criton New Work (World Premiere)
Silvia Tarozzi, violin,
Deborah Walker, cello
Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot
Since the 1980s Pascale Criton has been exploring sound variability, microtunings and multisensory reception in her works. This set includes a World Premiere of a new work by Criton.
SOUND SESSIONS 5
Death of the Noise Artist is a new multi-channel piece for electronics and field recordings and is a musical examination of the surroundings in which Lasse Marhaug grew up, a rural area above the Arctic Circle in Norway.
THE BURNT ROOM: Performance 3
18.30 – 19.00
Scottish Music Centre
MEET THE ARTISTS 2
Your chance to meet and hear about some of the artists involved in Day 2 of Tectonics.
The Club Room
WORKSHOP: THE DICTAPHONE
Joe Posset speaks about the history of Dictaphones in underground music, with a short demonstration of Dicta-techniques.
BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2
Ashley Fure Bound to the Bow (European Premiere)
Evan Johnson measurement as contrition: three canons (World Premiere)
Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir In Praise of Darkness (UK Premiere)
Marc Sabat The Luminiferous Aether (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Ilan Volkov, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
THE SOUND SESSIONS 6
MATS GUSTAFSSON: PLUGS
Acrid perform a musico-spatial improvisation for assorted instruments, voices and miscellany, while Mats Gustafsson’s PLUGS (2000) for mixed ensemble and conductor is presented in a new extended version
THE BURNT ROOM Performance 4