First of all, I’m pleased to announce that Yvonne Ng‘s new show SoloDuet will be going up TOMORROW (May 6th) at the Theatre Centre and runs until the 10th. I composed original music for the duet piece Magnetic Fields (and also played all of the instruments!), and the whole show features my sound design in a pentagonish-5.1 setup. Below is a short sample of the music and you can purchase tickets here.
On May 15th I have curated a lovely little show at the Music Gallery’s Emergents Series featuring some of my favourite muscians. One half of the bill features the wonderful Thin Edge New Music Collective play new works by people who don’t normally write for chamber ensemble: Araz Salek, Liz Hysen (of Picastro), Colin Fisher (Not The Wind, Not The Flag, Many Arms, I Have Eaten the City etc.), L.A.’s Sean McCann, Matthew Ramolo (aka Khôra) and Ido Govrin. The other half of the bill features recent Toronto Emerging Composer Award winner Jason Doell in a collaboration with exceptional percussionist/ composer Germaine Liu.
Finally, on Saturday May 24th I play in Halifax opening for Tim Hecker at the delightful Obey Convention. It’s my first time in that city and at that festival. I’m curious to see how Hecker does his newest album Virgins live. I really felt strongly about this record, and think it’s easily his strongest effort to date.
In addition to all this I have starting working on the score for a new feature film by Terrance Odette (of Heater fame) entitled Fall. Having seen an early cut of the film, it’s a very delicate and personal picture with a lot of nuance. I’m honoured to be a part of it!
Stayed tuned for some more news regarding new solo releases and I Have Eaten The City’s first release in seven years.