New Music on the Cutting Edge

Moving Sounds Festival 2011


Austrian Cultural Forum
11 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022 Map
Subway: B/D/F trains to Rockefeller Center; 6 train to 51 St; E/M trains to 5 Ave

Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021 Map
Subway: 6 train to 77 St

Glasslands Gallery
289 Kent Avenue (between S 1st and S 2nd St)
Brooklyn, NY 11211 Map
Subway: L to Bedford Av; J to Marcy Av. Bus: Q59

Eva Reiter performs with Yaron Deutsch

Austrian Cultural Forum

Admission free; donation suggested. Ticket reservation

Eva Reiter and Yaron Deutsch blur the fine line between acoustic and electronic soundscapes with their viola da gamba, contrabass flute, and guitars. The duo will perform compositions and improvise electroacoustic, electronic, rock, and early music.

Moving Compositions - Czechsplorations I

FRIDAY, SEP 16, 6:00 and 8:00 PM
Bohemian National Hall

Admission free; donation suggested. Ticket Reservation: 6pm 8pm

The Argento Chamber Ensemble joins forces with fourbythree to form the Moving Sounds Collaborative, directed by Michel Galante, in a program featuring the latest takes on Leoš Janáček and Gustav Mahler.


Leoš Janáček - Prelude from House of the Dead arranged by Kimmy Szeto
for solo violin and ensemble - World premiere - David Fulmer, violin

Jiří Kadeřábek - Hamoody Jauda for voice, string quartet, tape, and electronics
Jiří Kadeřábek, voice

Gustav Mahler - Adagio from Symphony No. 10 arranged by Michel Galante
World premiere

Leoš Janáček - Violin Sonata arranged by Eliot Gattegno for tenor saxophone
World premiere - Eliot Gattegno, saxophone; Lilli Xibei Jia, piano

Symposium: The Instant Composition

SATURDAY, SEP 17, 10:30 AM
Austrian Cultural Forum

Symposium details and ticket reservation

Moderators: Helge Hinteregger, electronic and throat music specialist; Anne Lovering Rounds, Fordham University
Panelists: George Lewis, Columbia University; Christopher Prodoehl, New York University

Panelists discuss Soundart, sound art, spatialization, internet composition, and compositions on the internet.

Moving Improvisations - Czechsplorations II

Bohemian National Hall

Admission free; donation suggested. Ticket Reservation

Argento challenges the boundaries between music and sound in this program of a multitude of genres and styles.


George Lewis - Ikons

Eva Reiter - Alle Verbindungen gelten nur jetzt for contrabass recorder, electric guitar, cello, percussion, and tape

David Fulmer - Zifferblatt der Nacht for saxophone and ensemble
World premiere - Eliot Gattegno, saxophone

Michal Rataj & Michael Schumacher

Bohemian National Hall


Experiential sounds, spatial sensations, and computer generated soundscapes inspired by landscapes, machines, and optical phenomena.


Michal Rataj - Glass Light

Michael Schumacher - Glacier

Michal Rataj - Writing Machine

Michal Rataj and ichael Schumacher - Sonic Situation

Hands-On-Music: Reactable Goes Mobile

SUNDAY, SEP 18, 5:00 PM
Austrian Cultural Forum


Martin Kaltenbrunner and Peter Kirn perform on the reactable, a combination of a classic modular synthesizer and digital sound processing.


SUNDAY, SEP 18, 9:00 PM; doors open at 8
Glassland Gallery


Elektro Guzzi

SUNDAY, SEP 18, 10:00 PM
Glassland Gallery