Dennis Sullivan Curates
Three nights of theatrically-driven contemporary music curated by percussionist/composer Dennis Sullivan, featuring Radical 2, thingNY, Iktus Percussion, The Adelphi University Percussion Ensemble, Thump & Wail, Vomit Fist, Naked Root Conducive, Dr. Rocktapus and Lyndsey Anderson/Ben Lewis/Owen Weaver.
Thursday, May 28:
Naked Roots Conducive
(Valerie Kuehne - Cello/Vocals, Natalia Steinbach - Violin/Vocals)
Naked Roots Conducive is an experimental and classically-driven musical duo whose eclectic style bridges the gap between the traditional and wildly original. The duo combines virtuosic strings, alluring vocals, and freakish dramatics into an enticing and mesmerizing performance.
The Adelphi University Percussion Ensemble
Performing Steven Snowden's "A Man With a Gun Lives Here" and Thomas Meadowcroft's "The Great Knot"
Ben Lewis / Lyndsey Anderson / Owen Weaver
Performing Lewis and Anderson's short play, "Veruca and Dex Take it Back"
Friday, May 29:
Thump & Wail
(Dennis Sullivan - Percussion/Voice, Ed Rosenberg III -Saxophone/Voice, Jane Sheldon - Voice)
Performing Rick Burkhardt's "Great Hymn of Thanksgiving," Dennis Sullivan's "Grind/Strangle/Thump," and a world premiere by Ed Rosenberg
Iktus Percussion and Radical 2
(Josh Perry, Chris Graham, Levy Lorenzo, Dennis Sullivan)
Performing Dennis Sullivan's "Apocalypse Ready"
Performing a brief interlude of airness.
(Nick "Vürdoth" Didovsky Guitar, Leo "Lurkrot" Didovsky Drums, Malcolm "Scrag the Screecher" Hoyt - Vocals)
Vomit Fist is blackened grind core for your guts and face.
Saturday, May 30:
Performing Stuart Saunders Smith's "By Language Embellished, I"
Performing excerpts from their newly-conceived opera.
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