A glimpse of Dreaming/Undreaming, premiering on June 17th, 2021, at the Princeton Festival!
Categories: art, art and paradox, art music video, Carmen's work, contemporary music, context and perception, gesamtkünstwerk, interdiscipline, music composition, women in music • Tags: Dreaming/Undreaming, interdisciplinary art, new music composition, video art
I am delighted to share that the commission by the Princeton Festival of my music art video Dreaming/Undreaming will premiere next June 17, 2021 in their virtual season. This has been a dream-come-true project in co-creation with fellow artists Camilla Tassi and Ryan Belock (video), Natasha Stojanovska (piano), Alexa Capareda (movement) and Chia Patiño (dramaturgy). It will be wonderful to count with your virtual attendance on June 17th and thereafter. Check all the information HERE!
I had the privilege of being interviewed by The Princeton Festival on a variety of topics, ranging from women in music, the role of new modes of presentation during the current coronavirus crisis., and my work with the project for inter-artistic composition, Kosmologia. The podcast is available through the month of June at this link: The Princeton Festival Podcast
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II just enjoyed the privilege of a very rich conversation with Dominick DiOrio, the new president of the National Collegiate Choral Organization and Associate Professor of Music at the Jacobs School in Bloomington, moderated by Alain Barker for his series of webinars on future directions in the musical field, which he leads from his Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development, also at the Jacobs School. The topic was “crossdisciplnay modes in choral music”, a point of entry to discuss […]
This comes from AEON magazine, where one find many provocative new insights on how we and the world work, and could work… In fact, musical modernism exacerbated the idea that musical artists had to specialize–you were a composer, or a performer, or a historian, but rarely expected to be recognized professionally for credible expertise in all these –or other– disciplines. This is gradually changing. The most forward looking music departments and schools are considering interdisciplinarity, which does not eliminate the […]
I include here two very interesting articles that have gone viral among classical musicians. They address the circumstances of classical musicians who are not born in environments where classical music is part of the family culture or profession, but still invest intense creative effort and monetary resources to achieve exalted proficiency in an art they love above all. They are not always rewarded for their devotion. It is a complex issue that does not deserve pandering answers of any kind, […]