ULTIMA: Catherine Christer Hennix & Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage
Swedish-American artist Catherine Christer Hennix appears alongside her Berlin-based just intonation ensemble Chora(s)san Time-Court Mirage as part of Ultima Festival New York. In their first-ever US performance the group premieres Blues Alif Lam Mim in the mode of Rag Infinity/Rag Cosmosis (1434 A.H.), intended to reveal the blues' origins in the eastern musical traditions of raga and maqam musics.
The ensemble features Imam Ahmet Muhsin Tüzer, Catherine C. Hennix, Amirtha Kidambi, voice; Amir Elsaffan, Paul Schwingenschlögl, Hilary Jeffery, Elena Kakaliagou, Robin Hayward, Brass; Stefan Tiedje, Marcus Pal, computer/Live electronics. Hennix' s Rag Infinity/Rag Cosmosis, a multichannel electronic sound installation of infinite duration, originally premiered at ISSUE Project Room in June 2013.
MORE INFO: http://issueprojectroom.org/event/ultima-cc-hennix
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