Argento Ensemble The Voices of Erin Gee
Friday, February 8, 2019
Roulette Brooklyn (map)
509 Atlantic Ave.
Friday, February 8, 8pm
The Voices of Erin Gee
Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn
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Cited by Alex Ross as among the most influential composer-vocalists of the 21st century, Erin Gee is quickly emerging as a singular compositional voice of her generation, particularly with her Mouthpiece series consisting of intricate and detailed works for voice and ensemble.
Argento presents Gee's vocal works spanning from 2000 to 2016, performed by the composer herself alongside the stellar musicians of Argento's ensemble, creating an opportunity for audiences to engage with her fascinating sonic tapestry and witness the evolution of an essential voice within the current landscape of experimental concert music.
PROGRAM (All works by Erin Gee)
Yamaguchi 1 & 2 (2005) for solo voice
Akiguchi (2005) for solo voice
Mouthpiece: Segment of the 4th Letter (2007) for bass flute, clarinet, percussion, viola, and cello
Mouthpiece 29 (2016) for voice, violin, viola, and double bass
Mouthpiece 1 (2000) for solo voice
Mouthpiece 2 (2002) for solo voice
Mouthpiece 25 (2015) for bass flute, bass clarinet, and electric guitar
Mouthpiece 4 (2004) for solo voice
Yamaguchi 3 (2005) for solo voice
Mouthpiece: Segment of the 3rd Letter (2007) for amplified voice, bass flute, percussion, viola, and double bass