newsletter: MUTED at November Music & Huddersfield! & News from NY

photo: Violinist Monica Germino performs on a frame violin, which is quieter than a traditional violin, at New York’s Lincoln Center. Credit: Peter Foley for The Wall Street Journal

Monica's latest newsletter about MUTED & more: read more here


3 November at November Music (2 performances)
venue: Muzerije - Pleitzaal; 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
Tickets for 12.30
Tickets for 15.30
Tickets (all day event from 11.30- 18.00, diverse locations) 
2 performances of MUTED at 12.30 and 15.30
venue: Muzerije - Pleitzaal; 's-Hertogenbosch, NL
MUTED is a collective work by 4 composers for violin, voice, whisperviolin, frame violins, a multitude of mutes, and light design
Stage design & lighting: Floriaan Ganzevoort
Text: excerpts from Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis
MUTED in the press after US premiere in New York 
The New York Times - Anthony Tommasini - CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK, Oct. 9, 2018
"...'Muted' may be the quietest piece ever written for violin, but it was riveting in this intimately powerful performance."

"...the impressive and courageous violinist Monica Germino gave the American premiere of “Muted,” a 40-minute, musical-theatrical work written for her by four composers: Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Louis Andriessen. Ms. Germino was a champion of contemporary music, including experimental works with percussion and electronics, when, a few years ago, she was diagnosed with a hearing condition that rendered her extremely sensitive to sound. She must avoid exposure to high volume of any kind. 'Muted' was the response of four composer colleagues. The piece involves ..." READ MORE 

photo Monica Germino © Lucas Kemper