‘Music With A View’ Coming Up This Friday!

Posted in Uncategorized by SYZYGYNEWMUSIC on May 20, 2012

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Just a heads up that our FREE performance at The Flea Theater’s Music With A View festival is coming up next Friday, May 25th at 8PM!  String players from SYZYGY will join the group’s Artistic Director, Danielle Eva Schwob, and her band for a large scale performance of songs from her EP, Overloaded.

A free two-week concert series, Music With A View is devoted to the discovery of new, fresh sound created and performed by contemporary musicians. Each event features the works of 2-3 emerging and/or mid-career composers and is followed by an open discussion between the artists and the audience.

As part of her Con Edison Musician’s Residency, Danielle spent the past several months working on new arrangements of her songs for string quartet and rock band.  She is excited to present some of these arrangements for the first time at The Flea Theater.  She will be joined for the performance by Frank Tyl (piano/percussion), Rick Martinez (drums), Rick Ippolito (bass), Deen Anbar (guitar), Patti Kilroy (violin), Maya Bennardo (violin), Erin Wight (viola) and Mike Midlarsky (cello).

In addition to music by our own artistic director, the show also features work by Michael Lytle and John Supko with a post show discussion moderated by Randall Woolf.  Funding is provided by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.   More information on the 2012 Music With A View roster can be found here.

To hear songs from Overloaded, please click the soundcloud links below or visit Bandcamp, where you can download the EP for a price of your own choosing.  To read an interview with Danielle please click here.

Danielle Eva Schwob (Composer) is a London-born but New York-based composer, songwriter and performer whose creative work spans both concert and popular idioms. Her music has been described as “satisfyingly dark” (Sequenza21), “truly terrific” (WRIU 90.3FM) and an “emotional exorcism” (SonicScoop) and has been featured on NPR, earning her honors from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Con Edison/Exploring the Metropolis, MATA, the Margaret Sanders Foundation, NYU and MSU. Recent projects include the release of Danielle’s debut CD, Overloaded; a recording project for Philip Glass that is under consideration for release on his label, Orange Mountain Music; a Composer’s Residency sponsored by Con Edison; a performance by the Nouveau Classical Project at MATA’s Interval Series; a recording project with BAFTA-winning and Grammy-nominated composer, Joel Douek; and commissions for The Deviant Septet and NoiseBox. Danielle is also the Artistic Director of SYZYGY New Music, an ensemble that has been lauded as “astronomical” (The Tribeca Film Festival), “impressive [and] solid…one of 2009’s most promising new groups” (Sequenza21) and “imaginative, mind-blowing and progressive” (Unveiled Arts).

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