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First Editions Performances with Dr. Matthew Shlomowitz, University of Southampton Seminar

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Time:
2:30 - 3:30
Date:
13 January 2021
Venue:
Microsoft teams

Event details

Part of the First Edition Performances

The music department is delighted our own Associate of Professor in Music Matthew Shlomowitz for the first instalment of our First Editions Performance series.

This public online event will take place on Microsoft Teams. If you are not a staff or student at University of Southampton and would like to attend, please contact Matthew Shlomowitz at m.shlomowitz@soton.ac.uk

Event details

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Graveyard and Slot (with guest appearance)

Shlomowitz will discuss ways he sets up a quasi-theatrical scenario through music and sound, without recourse to image or text, in his recent composition Graveyard and Slot (with guest appearance). In advance, you can look at a performance of the work given by Ensemble Nikel at the 2020 edition of the Warsaw Autumn Festival here.

About Dr. Matthew Shlomowitz

Matthew Shlomowitz makes concert music and performance pieces. His opera Electric Dreams was produced by Kunstuniversität Graz for the 2017 Musikprotokoll festival; a second production will be presented by Grand Théâtre de Genève, Am Stam Gram and Contrechamps in Geneva in season 21/22. He has recently been working on a series of lecture styled performance pieces addressing issues such as aesthetic taste, emotion and listening. In 2018, asamisimasa released a CD of his work on the All That Dust label, and his work Glücklich, Glücklich, Freude, Freude, for keyboards and orchestra, was premiered at 2019 Donaueschinger Musiktage. Matthew teaches at the University of Southampton and co-directs Plus Minus Ensemble.

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