Early Fall is apparently the time in Portland for experimental and ambient listening events galore. These exciting weeks begin on Sunday, September 23rd with a FREE six-channel installation at PNCA featuring Robert Henke (Monolake)
, Marcus Fischer
, and many more local musicians. It continues on September 26th and September 28th with two sessions from New Age guru IASOS
, and goes even further on September 30th with a REDEFINE-sponsored event
with modern classical composer Nils Frahm
. Frahm, Henke, and collaborators from Nueva Forma
will also be playing at Seattle's all-encompassing electronic music festival, Decibel
, from September 26th through 30th.
Expect two more similar events next week, centered around Deep Listening and John Cage.
In a live setting, contemporary composer Nils Frahm is known for working with whatever keys come his way, to improvise a new composition every time. The video below showcases his ability to stretch this out in a way that suits not only his personal style, but his immediate surroundings as well.
with his unconventional approach to modern piano. He will no doubt bring his playful and humble attitude to Portland, for an intimate evening at the beautiful showrooms of Classic Pianos. Portland-based sound artist Marcus Fischer will open the event. Please join us.