NowNet Arts Festival is an annual curated event featuring premieres of contemporary network arts works by multiple artists for the NowNet Arts Ensemble and collaborating groups. The works are performed live via the internet by artists in different geographic locations.
Attend In-Person at New York Site: DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Benzaquen Hall, 450 W. 37th St, New York NY. Admission $20/$15 Students and Seniors
Listen Online: www.nownetarts.org/nownet-arts-festival-2019
Suggested Donation $10
"Mobile Phone Orchestra" by Ng Chor Guan (London)
"Trio" by Mark Dresser, bass (New York), Denman Maroney, piano (New York), Matthias Ziegler, flutes (Zurich)
“Composers Interviewing Composers” Live interview of NowNet Arts Festival Composers Mark Dresser, Ng Chor Guan, Denman Maroney, Sarah Weaver, Matthias Ziegler. Sarah Weaver, interviewer. Sponsored by Composers Now and Fund for the City of New York.
"Universal Synchrony Music" by Sarah Weaver (New York) "Improvisation for Peace"
Performers: Jane Ira Bloom, soprano saxophone (New York), Robert Dick, flutes (New York), Min Xiao-Fen, pipa (New York), Ned Rothenberg, woodwinds (New York), Denman Maroney, piano (New York), Mark Dresser, bass (New York), Stephan Moore, electronics (Illinois), Kieran Maraj, electronics (Toronto), Doug Van Nort, electronics/sonifications (Toronto), Sarah Weaver, conductor (New York)
The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.