Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble held a concert at Chicago’s Constellation (3111 N Western Ave) featuring the works of composition alumni Evan Williams (2013) and Jason Charney (2012).
In the concert, the ladies of Quince each presented one of their favorite solo electroacoustic vocal works alongside ensemble pieces, utilizing weird and wonderful poetry ranging from Hildegard to the Hypno-domme, and many points between.
The full program is below:
Ravi Kittappa – Decantations (2013) for four voices, electronics, and srutis
Elaine Lillios: Earth Ascending (2000) for solo voice and electronics
Alejandro Vinao – Hildegard’s Dream (1994) for solo voice and electronics
Andrew Watts – Linguicide (2015) for four voices and iPhones
Amanda Feery – Lua (2015) for solo voice and tape
Jason Charney – The Hypno-Domme Speaks and Speaks and Speaks (2016) for solo voice and computer
Jessie Marino – Witford Rimley and his Robotic Dog Seize Burgerking in a Bloodless Coup (2013) for voices and transducers
Evan Williams -Called Back, mvmts. I, III (2016) for four voices and electronics