Along with Distractfold, I’m curating and producing this festival on its first edition taking place outside of London. It will feature new music by Hanna Hartman, Lee Fraser & Sam Salem as well as pieces by Steven Kazuo Takasugi, Helena Gough, Dennis Smalley, Adam Basanta, Elsa Justel, Murat Çolak, Fabrice Fitch, Ana Dall’ara Majek, Sabrina Schroeder, Katie Young and Lee Patterson.

CALENDAR

Mar 10 2017, Cut & Splice Festival 2017, Halle St. Peter’s – Distractfold: Charred Edifice Shining for amplified string trio

Mar 18 2017, Pollack Hall, McGill University – Noam Bierstone, Its Fleece Electrostaric v. for amplified percussion and live electronics

Apr 28 2017 Gare du Nord, Basel (IGNM Series) – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

May 2 2017 Unerhörte Musik, Berlin – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

Aug 6 2017 Constellation, Chicago – Pesedjet, premiere of new trio

Sept 2017 Ultima 2018, Oslo – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

Jun & Jul 2018 Civitella Ranieri Residence

PAST

(selection)

Jan 10 2017 Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna, Austria) – Ensemble Phace: The Difference is the Buildings Between Us, for amplified quintet (sax, viola, contrabass, piano, percussion) and live electronics

Dec 3 2016 Rainy Days, Grand Theatre, Studio, Luxembourg – Distractfold/Nico Couck: Sky Detroys Dog for solo electric guitar

Dec 3 2016, New Music Edmonton – Noam Bierstone, Patrulla Reliquia for amplified piano and live electronics

Nov 24 2016 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Phipps Hall – Distractfold: Charred Edifice Shining for amplified string trio

Nov 17 2016 Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik (Bludenz, Austria) – Ensemble Phace: The Difference is the Buildings Between Us, for amplified quintet (sax, viola, contrabass, piano, percussion) and live eletronics

Nov 11 2016 Espace des arts sans frontières, Paris, FR – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

Oct 25 2016 Waverly Project @ New York University – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

Oct 4 2016 19:30 Café Oto, London / KammerKlang Season Opening Concert- Distractfold: Charred Edifice Shining for amplified string trio

Sep 30 2016 Villa Romana, Florence – La caza la pesca el pillaje el pastoreo: venue specific portrait programme in collaboration with Gabriel Montagné, projections / Luca Piovesan, accordion / Marteen Stragier, guitar / Serge Vuille, percussion.

Aug 10 – Sep 7 Villa Romana, Florence – composer in residence

Aug 9 2016 18:00 Openspace Showcase, Darmstadt 2016 – Scapegoat performs The Threshing Floor

Aug 8 2016 22:00 Centralstation, Darmstadt 2016 – performing with Distractfold: Michael Pisaro’s Concentric Rings in Magnetic Levitation

Aug 7 2016 19:30 Centralstation, Darmstadt 2016 – Distractfold: Charred Edifice Shining for amplified string trio

Aug 6 2016 18:00 Open Space Showcase Darmstadt 2016 – Noam Bierstone performs Patrulla Reliquia

June 30 2016 Wonder Inn, Manchester – Distractfold Ensemble Darmstadt preview concert: Charred Edifice Shining (2016), for amplified string trio (PREVIEW VERSION)

June 14 2016 Klang Festival, Copenhagen – Distractfold Ensemble: Sky Destroys Dog

June 8 2016 City University (London) – Distractfold Ensemble: Sky Destroys Dog

June 1 2016 McGill University – Noam Bierstone, Its fleece electrostatic (c), for percussion and live electronics

May 31 2016 Roulette, New YorkEnsemble Pamplemousse: Otra Máquina Célibe

“…is a resonant wasteland of discarded sounds and cybernetic instruments and objects: a fierce and volatile environment of gritty and unstable characters….leave your existential doubts at home for this one!”

May 25 McGill University – Noam Bierstone, Patrulla Reliquia for amplified piano and live electronics

May 9 2016 Kompakt Series, Zurich – Scapegoat, The Threshing Floor

April 2016 Spectrum (New York) / Constellation (Chicago) – Distractfold Ensemble: Sky Destroys Dog

April 2016 McGill University – Composers’ Forum presentation w Noam Bierstone

April 2016 Boston University – Composers’ Forum presentation w Linda Jankowska

April 2016 Harvard University – Composers’ Forum presentation

April 2016 New York University – Composers’ Forum presentation w Ryan Muncy

March 2016 New York, Chicago & Detroit – ICE (New York): The Threshing Floor

Nov 2015 UK tour (London, Manchester, Leeds) – Ensemble Interface (Frankfurt): New

work

Nov 2015 Festival Images Sonores (Liege, Belgium) – performances of Sky Destroys Dog

& Another Celibate Machine

Nov 2015 RNCM (Mcr) & HCMF (Huddersfield) – Scapegoat (Paris): The Threshing Floor

13 May 2015 Cambridge, MA: Portrait Concert at Radcliffe IAS/Harvard, Knafel Center feat.

Karin Hellqvist (SE), Heloisa Amaral (NO) and Scapegoat (FR)

May 2015 US / CA Tour: Scapegoat (Paris), The Threshing Floor  for amplified

saxophone, percussion and electronics.

La Vitrola, Montreal / Canadian Music Center, Toronto / Ratio, Toronto;

Spread Art Center, Detroit / Constellation, Chicago / Spectrum, New York.

12 Apr 2015 Chicago: Mabel Kwan / Constellation

29 Mar 2015 Poznan, PL: Linda Jankowska w Distractfold / New Music Spring Festival

20 Mar 2015 Paris, FR: Winnie Huang w soundinitiative / St. Merry

28 Feb 2015 San José, Costa Rica: Linda Jankowska / TEDx Pura Vida

29 Jan 2015 Basel, CH: Distractfold Ensemble / Gare du Nord

June 14 2014 Florence, IT : Karin Hellqvist (Sweden) / Music at Villa Romana

May 10 2014 Leeds, UK: Distractfold Ensemble / Contemporary Music Festival

Nov 15 2013 Chicago, US: Ensemble Dal Niente (Chicago) / Latin Music Festival

Nov 10 2013 Chicago, US: Fonema Consort (Chicago) / Frequency Series at Constellation

Sep 20 2013 Warsaw, Poland: Karin Hellqvist (Stockholm) / WARSAW AUTUMN

Sep 12 2013 Australia: Ensemble Argonaut / Bendigo Intl. Festival of Exploratory Music

Jun 2013 Victoria, BC, Canada: Ensemble Dal Niente (Chicago) / SALT Festival

May 3 2013 New York, US: Fonema Consort (Chicago) / Mikros Festival

Apr 2013 Geneva, CH & Bordeaux, FR: Vortex Ensemble (Geneva)

Jan 2013 Aldeburgh, UK: Mivos Quartet (NY) / Jubilee Hall

Dec 28 2012 Belgium: Seraphine Stragier (Gent) / D’Apostrophe Art Gallery

Nov 2012 Oslo, NO: Karin Hellqvist (Stockholm) / Ultima Contemporary Music Festival  

Aug 27 2012 Cambridge, MA: Talea Ensemble (NY) / John Knowles Paine Hall, Harvard U. 

July 21 2012 Darmstadt, DE: Ensemble Dal Niente (Chicago) / Darmstadt 2012

Mar 2012 European tour: Eunoia Quintet (Basel) / Gare du Nord in Basel, the BKA 

Theater in Berlin, Haus am Dom in Frankfurt, Luxembourg Philharmonie, Reid 

Hall in Edinburgh & St. James Piccadilly in London.London and Basel

Nov 2011 Galicia, ES: Ensemble Vertixe Sonora / Galician Centre for Contemporary Art

May 2011 New York, NY: ACME + L’Arsenale / MATA Festival 2011

Jul 24 2010 Darmstadt, DE: Asamisimasa (Oslo) / Orangerie, Darmstadt 2010

Feb 11 2010 New York, US: JACK Quartet / Society of the Americas,