30 October, 20.30
An evening with Alvin Curran The 'Americans Festival'
Alvin Curran, piano & electronics Monica Germino, violin(s)
Ensembles Prins Claus Conservatorium
Including various works and films by Alvin Curran: Theme Park (1994/1995) for percussion, new work for violin, improvisation for piano & electronics
Groningen, The Netherlands
31 October, 20.15
The 'Americans Festival'
Works by John Zorn, Laurie Anderson & Michael Gordon
Het Noord Nederlands Orkest
Kasper de Roo
Laurie Anderson, violin/voice
Monica Germino, adapted acoustic amplified violin
(Michael Gordon: Industry, violin version)
Frank van der Weij, sound
Press for this combination of Germino's version for adapted, amplified acoustic violin and effects:
"a tour-de-force of slowly rising intensity"
Daily Telegraph, UK
The festival runs from 25 October - 1 November 2008
Organized by the North Netherlands Orchestra & Stichting Prime
Featured guest composers
Laurie Anderson, Alvin Curran & Michael Gordon
Recorded live by the NPS Radio