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ACFNY SUPPORTED | CONCERT

ACFNY SUPPORTED | CONCERT

PETER TSCHERKASSKY AT TIME:SPANS FESTIVAL 2019

WEDNESDAY, AUG 14 2019, 08:00 PM

TIME:SPANS 2019, a contemporary music festival presented by the Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust, fosters the composition and performance of contemporary music, with a focus on works composed since 2000. 

On August 14 at 8 PM at Mary Flagler Cary Hall, there will be a live screening of Peter Tscherkassky's "CinemaScope Trilogy" (in the filmmaker's presence) with music by Simon Løffler, Steven Takasugi, Clara Iannotta, Mirela Ivičević and Julien Malaussena. Concert duration: approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.

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PROGRAM

Outer Space - together with L'Arrivée (1997/1998) and Dreamwork (2001) - is part of Peter Tscherkassky's "CinemaScope Trilogy," which draws on fragments of Hollywood films. It utilizes footage from The Entity (S. J. Furie, 1981), a psychological horror film, in which the female protagonist is pursued by an invisible ghost.

Simon Løffler
Dream Work , 2018 * 
US premiere

Steven Takasugi
L'Arrivée 1 , 2019 * 
World premiere
Commissioned by The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust

Clara Iannotta
Outer Space , 2018 * 
US premiere

Mirela Ivičević
Dream Work , 2019 * 
US premiere

Steven Takasugi
L'Arrivée 2 , 2019 * 
World premiere
Commissioned by The Earle Brown Music Foundation Charitable Trust

Julien Malaussena
Outer Space , 2019 * 
US premiere

 

ABOUT

Born in 1958 in Vienna, Peter Tscherkassky started filmmaking in 1979. Tscherkassky earned his PhD in philosophy in 1986 with a dissertation entitled "Film as Art", and started teaching in 1989. Since 1984 he has published numerous essays on avant-garde film and in 1995 co-edited the book "Peter Kubelka" (with Gabriele Jutz). In 1991 he co-founded "sixpackfilm". In 1993 and 1994 he was the artistic director of the national Austrian film festival "Diagonale". Tscherkassky´s films have been honored with more than 50 awards including the Golden Gate Award (San Francisco), Main Prize at Oberhausen, and Best Short Film at the Venice Film Festival. www.tscherkassky.at

NIKEL

Brian Archinal, percussion
Yaron Deutsch, electric guitar
Antoine Françoise, piano and keyboards
Patrick Stadler, saxophones

Aaron Holloway-Nahum, technical director
Alfred Reiter-Wuschko, engineer

 

MORE INFORMATION
www.timespans.org

  

Image Credit: Peter Tscherkassky

VENUE
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Mary Flagler Cary Hall