Re-Inventing Bach

Re-Inventing Bach

Re-Inventing Bach is a unique, out-of-the-box duo recital featuring the unexpected combination of flute and violin. From J.S Bach to Stefano Gervasoni, this bold juxtaposition of historical extremes offers an innovative exploration of the similarities and contrasts between these two treble instruments. Central to the program are Gervasoni’s imaginative transcriptions of Bach’s Inventions. Both keyboard lines are re-written, using both the violin and the viola in combination with all the flutes, including piccolo and bass flute. From wood to wind or bow to breath, this fertile opposition urges both performers to expand their expressive range, seeking a new unity of sound both complex and beautiful. The re-invention of instrumental roles and the reconsideration of the very notions of tradition and innovation leave the listener with the understanding of music’s inherent ability to indeed, re-invent... read more
Bar Talk

Bar Talk

BAR TALK
44 Duos for 2 Violins by Bela Bartok
Duplexity’s Bartók Duo Cycle
with Daniel Rowland, violin

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MIDNIGHT CHAMBER

MIDNIGHT CHAMBER

CHAMBRE MINUIT – CREATIVE TEAM
An original project by Yael Rasooly
Co-directed by Angelique Friant
Interpretation: Yael Rasooly and Elissa Cassini
Music: Elissa Cassini, violin and Damien Cesbron, sound creator
PRODUCTION:
Production Blah Blah Production
Co-production: ELEVEN Festival – Biennial of puppetry in Pays de la Loire.
With the support of Parallel Garden , Reims and the Comédie de Reims CDN .

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May 21st – 9 pm  – The Living Room NYC

May 21st – 9 pm – The Living Room NYC

http://www.livingroomny.com/event/2015-05-21/9pm-1030pm-duplexity

This program invites the ideal Duplexity partner, cellist Ashley Bathgate from ‘Bang on a Can’ with a program that spans classical to improv. You will hear works by Bertali, Norman, Bach and Ravel in a new context and also be treated to an exciting première written especially for Duplexity for violin, cello and electronics by Brooklyn-based composer Yoav Shemesh.
After-party following the concert so please join us for drinks, great music, wondcolorerful people and fun times !

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Armando Lôbo, Composer @ Duplexity, Winter 2015

Armando Lôbo, Composer @ Duplexity, Winter 2015

I am very happy to announce “Dupl-Exsta-C”- Chaconne Circles, a collaboration with Armando Lôbo, for next Winter 2015! Brazilian composer, poet and professor, rooted in tradition yet in constant search of the new, Armando Lôbo develops various musical genres and styles, making use of experimental hues in an intense symbiosis with literature, history, philosophy and religion. Check out his website:... read more
Ashley Bathgate, cello @ Duplexity in NYC, MAY 2015!

Ashley Bathgate, cello @ Duplexity in NYC, MAY 2015!

I am thrilled to have Ashley Bathgate’s artistry be a part of  Duplexity’s launch ! We will play Ravel Sonata for violin and cello, some solo pieces, a new piece by Yoav Shemesh and some improvised ‘loopy’ surprises. Here is a new presentation video about Ashley: And don’t forget to visit her website... read more