[Jan 19] Zibuokle Martinaityte: “Vanishing Lands” (M-Islands)

Artists and Friends Event

January 19, 2017

7 pm at Harvestworks

Zibuokle Martinaityte:  “Vanishing Lands” (M-Islands)

Recently named by WQXR a “textural magician”, Lithuanian-born composer Žibuokle Martinaityte has a growing reputation for her innovative chamber and orchestral music. She studied composition at the Lithuanian Music Academy and had commissions with MATA festival, Barlow Endowment and won the “Look&Listen” ComposersZibuokle Competition Prize (NYC). Her music has been performed by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (Canada), the Smith Quartet (UK), ERGO Ensemble (Canada), The Orchestra of Mons Royal Conservatoire (Belgium), the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra and others.  Website

“Vanishing Lands” (M-Islands): 2016

Zibuokle Martinaityte presented “Vanishing Lands” , a 5.1 surround sound composition for pre-recorded instruments, video and electronics. She worked with True Rosaschi for the electronic music and video component of this project. Both artists are equally involved involved in designing the shape of the audio installation, researching and acquiring video footage of the Marshall Islands, executing 3D mapping projections and making other visual decisions

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