Musical Performance: "Moment" by Steve Antosca

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In response to the drawings and journals of Charles Ritchie on view in the Spagnuolo Gallery at Georgetown University, composer Steve Antosca will premiere a musical score titled “moment”, A Composition for Orchestra and Computer. The performance will be on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 4:00-4:20PM in the lobby of the Walsh Building. A panel discussion will follow from 5:00-6:00PM.

The score, which has been commissioned by the Department of Art and Art History and The Georgetown University Orchestra, is a dialog with sound, image and technology. It will be performed in the Walsh Building Lobby by members of the Georgetown University Orchestra under the direction of Professor Angel Gil-Ordóñez in accompaniment with William Brent, electronic musician.

Following the performance there will be a panel discussion on the intersection of music, art & technology with composer Steve Antosca, artist Charles Ritchie, computer musician William Brent, and percussionist Ross Karre, moderated by Angel Gil-Ordóñez. The discussion will conclude with a performance by Brent and Karre of Antosca’s “Triangles” section from the major percussion work HABITAT, which will premiere at the National Gallery of Art on November 10th.