Talkback VII “Polaroid” – World Premiere
Soprano Jamie Jordan presented the world premiere of Talkback VII “Polaroid” as part of the Festival of New American Music at Sacramento State School of Music.
IF I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD I MUST LEAVE
Nick Flynn and Guy Barash at Omega with video projections by Jared Handelsman
Immersion @ Queens New Music Festival 2017
Text by Nick Flynn
Jamie Jordan, soprano
David Broome, piano
Quintet No. 1 world premiere @ Tokyo Opera City
Commissioned by Thomas Piercy. Presented by Tonada Productions as part of the Tokyo to New York concert series at Ohmi Gakudo, Tokyo Opera City, 28 April, 2017.
Thomas Piercy, conductor
Ryuta Iwase, bass clarinet
Christopher Yohmei Blasdel, shakuhachi
Makoto Aruga, vibraphone
Go Mochizuki, mandolin
Sansuzu Tsuruzawa, bass shamisen
Talkback VI world premiere @ Spectrum
Talkback VI for trombone and computer (2016)
Trombone: William Lang
TalkBack IV for piano and computer
(2010, Revised 2012)
Piano, Kathleen Supové
This piece is the fourth in a series of compositions for acoustic instruments and interactive computer processing. With Talkback, Barash explores new playing techniques, enhanced timbre and other sonic features that are characteristic of the instrument by magnifying subtle nuances of the instrument and bringing them to the foreground.