02 12.2021

New Music in the Old Town / Notes, beats, volts

Venue: Old Town Hall, Korzenna st. 33/35, Gdańsk )

Tickets: 10 PLN available at www.nck.interticket.pl and 1 hour before the show in the Old Town Hall

Start: 7 pm

December New Music in the Old Town is a time journey in electroacoustic world. We will get back to 1957 and listen to Illiac Suite, the first piece of music written by a computer.

The audience of the concert will have an opportunity to win copies of a music album recorded for the 6th anniversary of our series of events. The album has music recorded during New Music in the Old Town, with excellent performances of Gdańsk scene musicians. 

 

PROGRAMME:

  • Krzysztof Knittel dorikos (1976 – 77)

miniatures on string quartet and tape (1-4)

Weronika Kulczycka – violin

Michalina Czajka – violin

Anna Prusińska – viola

Adam Janicki – cello

Dariusz Mazurowski – computer, sound diffusion

 

  • Krzysztof Gawlas Nonlinear Estimation (2021) – world premiere on modular synthetiser and computer sound projection

Krzysztof Gawlas – modular synthetizer and computer

 

  • Lejaren Hiller, Leonard Issacson Illiac Suite (String Quartet No. 4) (1957)

Experiment no. 1

Experiment no. 3

on string quartet

Weronika Kulczycka – violin

Michalina Czajka – violin

Anna Prusińska – viola

Adam Janicki – cello

 

  • Maciej Polak Improvisation on EMS Synthi AKS i EMS Vocoder 1000 (2021) – world premiere

on analogue synthesizer and vocoder

Maciej Polak – EMS Synthi A, EMS Vocoder

 

  • Jakub Pawlak Etiuda na jedno uderzenie w Zygmunta (2021) – world premiere

on tape

Jakub Pawlak – computer, sound diffusion

 

Artistic coordination, production : Monika Łajming, Natalia Szulga (BSCC) Krzysztof Olczak (Akademia Muzyczna w Gdańsku), Dariusz Mazurowski (PSeMe)

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