On September 16th Pan Daijing, Valerio Tricoli and Werner Dafeldecker will premiere their first collaborative project “The Speaker” at Elisabethkirche.
An innovative composition for spoken language, six onstage loudspeakers and live electronics, The Speaker can be seen as a form of “aural theatre” or preformative piece of “musique concrète” exploring the interlocking themes of solipsism, paranoia and identity.
The growing tension between the immediacy of vocal sounds and their human carrier (Pan Daijing) is questioned in relation to the artificial system of electronics: the performer and the loudspeakers act at times as separated, incompatible subjects, at times in dialogue. Eventually a transformation of metamorphosis of one into the other is achieved in a relationship of meanings forever in escape.
Opening the night is Argentinian acousmatic composer Beatriz Ferreyra. The singular artist with a passion for unusual sounds and esoteric approaches to attaining knowledge is given carte blanche for the evening to play a selection of her works.
“For all Beatriz Ferreyra’s use of technology, something vivid and wild about her music gives the suggestion of the organic, even as the music is composed and controlled with extreme precision… ”
— Richard Thomas, The WIRE
Pan Daijing, Valerio Tricoli, Werner Dafeldecker; Beatriz Ferreyra LIVE
Saturday, 16th September 2017 | Doors 19:00 | Concert 20:00
St. Elisabeth Kirche | Invalidenstraße 3 | 10115 Berlin-Mitte