Simon Steen-Andersen: Portrait Concert in New York

During three weeks in September Simon Steen-Andersen is Composer-in-Residence at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University in New York. The residency involves a close collaboration with the JACK Quartet ending with a portrait concert on Thursday 17 September. This concert also marks the opening of the concert year at the Miller Theatre.

Simon Steen-Andersen. Photo: Lars Svankjær

The programme will include works for strings and video along with a new version of the multimedia piece Run Time Error. The piece draws its material from sound and video recordings made backstage at the Miller Theatre. During the concert Simon Steen-Andersen will perform a live remix of these recordings into an audiovisual sequence. Watch a trailer for the concert here.

In addition to the concert at the Miller Theatre September also sees the performances of Simon Steen-Andersen’s music in Europe. On September 10 the Nadar Ensemble will perform Amid at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek in Holland and on September 12, during the Ultima FestivalEnsemble Musikfabrik will perform Steen-Andersen’s latest work “Korpus” for 7-8 musicians and three Harry Partch-instruments.