New York, NY – 04/19/14 – The Kitchen – MATA Festival

MATA Festival
Saturday, April 19, 2014
8:00pm -
512 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
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MATA brings together two of the finest international ensembles in a first-ever pairing. Germany’s Neue Vocalsolisten, an ensemble who the Financial Times says come “formidably close to achieving the impossible” is joined by ICE – “the new gold standard for new music” (The New Yorker) in an American premiere performance of Oscar Bianchi’s evening-length cantata Matra. Featuring six vocalists; a solo trio of contrabass Tubax saxophone, contrabass recorder, and bass flute; large ensemble and electronics; and setting text from Lucretius, the Gospel of Mary Magdalene, and the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, this is an evening not to be missed.

Oscar Bianchi: Matra

A post-concert discussion will follow the concert.

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