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ACFNY SUPPORTED | TOUR
CHRISTIAN FENNESZ ON TOUR
FRIDAY, MAR 06 2020 - SATURDAY, APR 04 2020
With a guitar and computer Fennesz creates shimmering, swirling electronic sounds of enormous range and complex musicality to shape a bold new musical language. His lush and luminant compositions resemble sensitive, telescopic recordings of rainforest insect life or natural atmospheric occurrences, an inherent naturalism permeating each piece.
Britton Powell opens the night with selected pieces from his forthcoming work, If Anything Is.
Austrian guitarist, composer, and electronic musician Christian Fennesz is recognized as the key figure and one of the most distinctive voices of electronic music today. His wide international reputation has been consolidated through his substantial overall contribution to new musical Expression. Within the last 10 years, Fennesz has collaborated with many musicians, filmmakers, and dancers. These encounters of diverse art forms have resulted in numerous stage performances and several exceptional studio releases. He has recorded and performed with Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian, Keith Rowe, Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse, Mike Patton, and many others. Fennesz has also worked alongside Peter Rehberg and Jim O'Rourke as the improvisational trio Fenn O'Berg. (www.fennesz.com)
Britton Powell is an American composer based in New York. Through means of electronics, video, and percussion his work explores psycho-acoustic phenomena, minimalism, and traditions of non-western Music. (www.britton-powell.com)
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