Fulcrum Point New Music Project
Wednesday, October 18
The Merit School of Music, Gottlieb Hall
ADMISSION: $15 General / $10 Students
Since 1998 Fulcrum Point New Music Project has dedicated itself to the advancement of diverse new music through multi-media performances, educational programs, and the commissioning of innovative works. Winners of the prestigious BMI and ASCAP music awards, Fulcrum Point is internationally recognized for its compelling programming which speaks to our time by engaging a broad spectrum of artforms and artists, including visual art, popular culture, technology and literature. While the organization has grown and changed since inception, the founding mission to find insight into today’s diverse world through significant cross-cultural connections has remained a constant guiding force.
Program & Synopsis
Stephen Burns, Artistic Director
Electronic and Neo-Classical Music from Central and South America
• Corson, Gustavo Leone (AR)
• Rios Profundos, Gabriela Lena Frank (PE)
• Tolerance, Rodrigo Sigal (MX)
• Saxon Variations, Elbio Barilari (UR)
• Tamazcal, Javier Álvarez(MX)
Featuring Maracas Virtuoso Edward Harrison
A broad range of electroacoustic music composed by today’s most distinct Latin-American composers. Inspired by Peruvian folklore, Latin Jazz & Abstract Electronic music.
An exotic confluence of romantic and abstract expressionism this program celebrates contemporary Latin music at the fulcrum point of acoustics and electronics. With rich influences of folklore and Latin Jazz this concert explores the nexus between traditional instruments and digital sonic manipulation. In anticipation of Fulcrum Point’s MacArthur International Connections Award residency at the 2018 Visiones Sonoras, the concert features spectacular works by composers Javier Álvarez and Rodrigo Sigal from the Mexican Center of Music and Sonic Arts (CMMAS).