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c_RL with Olivia Shortt [CA]

October 11 @ 17:00 - 20:00

Högskolan för Scen och Musik (HSM)

c_RL with Olivia Shortt [CA]

October 11 @ 17:00 - 20:00

Högskolan för Scen och Musik (HSM)

Canadian improv quartet exploring the sonic palette of trumpet, saxophone, percussion and electronics. Equal parts noise, skewed harmonies and minimalism.

c_RL is an innovative improvising trio that features some of Toronto’s most notable performers and composers, on this occasion reinforced with saxophonist Olivia Shortt. Their exploratory approach to timbre and gesture and interest in incorporating ‘found sounds’ has quickly become a trademark of their colorful sonic world. Although c_RL is primarily an improvising trio, they are also interested in structural approaches to composition such as in deconstructing and re-inventing the jazz standard repertoire.

Read more: https://crlmusic.bandcamp.com/releases

The concert is a pre-recorded performance that will be streamed in front of a live audience at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg. The stream will also be available at the Göteborg Art Sounds YouTube channel.

In connection to the concert there will also be a live Q&A with the ensemble lead by Andreas Lindahl. c_RL with Olivia Shortt is presented in collaboration with Music Gallery, Toronto.

About the musicians

Allison Cameron
Allison, originally from Edmonton, is a composer who has worked with fellow composers Louis Andriessen and James Tenney, former artistic director of Toronto’s Arraymusic, and an improviser whose recordings have appeared on the internationally renowned Rat Drifting label.
Read more: https://allisoncameron.com/

Germaine Liu
Germaine is a Toronto-based percussionist and composer. Her musical interests primarily involve collaborative improvisation and composition informed by sonic and gestural connections, especially through environment-specific pieces (one of the festival’s themes this year).
Read more: https://soundcloud.com/germaine-liu

Nicole Rampersaud
New Brunswick-based trumpeter and composer Nicole Rampersaud has collaborated with artists such as Anthony Braxton, Bob Brookmeyer and Evan Parker. She was the inaugural composer-in-residence at Halifax’s Obey Convention in 2019.
Read more: https://nicolerampersaud.com/

Olivia Shortt
Olivia (Anishinaabe from Nipissing First Nation) is a Tkarón:to-based saxophonist and composer. Equally at home in theatrical and musical settings, they had their NYC debut performing at Lincoln Center with the International Contemporary Ensemble, is being commissioned by the JACK Quartet (NYC), and appears in Atom Egoyan’s film “Guest Of Honour”.
Read more: https://www.olivia-shortt.com/

Venue

Högskolan för Scen och Musik (HSM)
Fågelsången 1
Göteorg, 412 55 Sweden
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Website:
https://hsm.gu.se

Organizer

GAS
Email:
info@gas-festival.com
Website:
https://gas-festival.com