September 25, 2003: Sound Magicians at Futura 03, Crest, France

Thursday, August 14, 2003 In concert

Paris’ Glaz’Art will host the Futura festival September 24 and 25, 2003. Under the theme “Sound Magicians,” director of Motus acousmonium, Denis Dufour and three performers will take turns at the console of an impressive system of more than 50 loudspeakers. On September 24, a first concert will feature works by De Filippis, Zanési, Teruggi, Schaeffer, Reibel, Normandeau, Fort and Ascione. Ivo Malec, Michel Chion and many other composers are also presented the following day. Finally, late-night concerts will be devoted to masters of the medium Luc Ferrari and Bernard Parmegiani.

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August 22, 2003: Coin Gutter Live in Vancouver

Tuesday, August 12, 2003 In concert

You are invited to see Coin Gutter and Phil Thomson perform at the Scotia Bank Dance Centre (Vancouver) on August 22, 2003. The performance will be held in the Faris Studio, and will feature an 8-loudspeaker, 5-channel sound system. Using samplers, computers, circuit bent toys, Coin Gutter mix it together to create music that straddles genres. This is not a night of precision laptop noodling, this is a live performance. Phil Thomson is currently working on his MFA at Simon Fraser University.

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September 18, 2003: Truax at Música Viva, Lisbon

Wednesday, July 9, 2003 In concert

Música Viva 2003, the International Festival of Electroacoustic Music held in Coimbra’s Museu dos Transportes (Portugal), presents 6 days of concerts from September 12 to 18, 2003. Composer Barry Truax will present an octophonic concert September 17, featuring works of Wende Bartley and Laurie Radford (with viola by Laura Wilcox). The following night, September 19, the concert is dedicated to mixed works for percussions with compositions by Kaija Saariaho, Beatriz Ferreyra and Elsa Justel.

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