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Contemporary Insights presents: Sky Macklay (composer portrait concert)

 22 October 2016 at 7:00pm 

Contemporary Insights presents: Sky Macklay (composer portrait concert)

121 Ludlow Street, 2nd floor, NYC
United States

Sky Macklay, oboe and electronics
Karisa Antonio, oboe
Josh Modney, violin
Jacob Greenberg, piano
Jennifer Goode Cooper, soprano
Tookah Sapper, soprano
Michael Weyandt, baritone
Mila Henry, piano
Lucy Dhegrae, soprano
Lucie Vítková, accordion, hichiriki, and voice
Erica Dicker, violin

Contemporary Insights presents a program of recent instrumental and vocal chamber music by composer and oboist Sky Macklay. Pieces include Macklay’s chamber opera Why We Bleed, a battle of wills between a uterus and a zygote, aggressive oboe pieces such as Macklay’s Doppelgänger III for two oboes and keyboard and Lucie Vítková’s Visable for oboe and accordion, and Macklay’s structuralist process-pieces FastLowHighSlow for two violins and piano four-hands and Lessina, Levlen, Levlite, Levora for speaking violinist and electronics. The concert features heavy-hitting contemporary music performers such as singers Lucy Dhegrae and Jennifer Goode Cooper, violinist Josh Modney and pianist Jacob Greenberg of ICE, and many more.

Sky Macklay : Doppelgänger III
Sky Macklay : Lessina, Levlen, Levlite, Levora
Sky Macklay : Why We Bleed
Sky Macklay : Glossolalia
Sky Macklay : FastLowHighSlow
Lucie Vítková : Visable

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