SONIC GENERATOR AND
MONDAY // NOVEMBER 9th // 8pm
Ferst Center for the Arts // Georgia Tech
Sonic Generator, Georgia Tech’s acclaimed chamber music ensemble in residence, joins forces with Ensemble Variances, a French contemporary music group renowned for its eclectic performances, for an evening of innovative music by French and American composers.
ABOUT THE EVENT
The program will feature a 15-musician cast introducing pieces by American composer Lisa Bielawa (performing here as a guest vocalist), French composer Thierry Pécou (director of Ensemble Variances), American composer and percussionist Andy Akiho, and a performance of Steve Reich’s Pulitzer-Prize winning Double Sextet. The concert, a celebration of the ongoing cultural and scientific collaborations between Georgia Tech and its partners in Metz, France, is part of France-Atlanta 2015 and is the kickoff event of Sonic Generator’s 10th anniversary season.
France-Atlanta is an annual series of events centered on innovation and designed to foster cooperation and exchange between France and the U.S. Southeast. Created in 2010 by the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and Georgia Tech, France-Atlanta offers each fall more than a dozen French-American events in the fields of science, business, culture, and humanitarian affairs. The 6th Annual France-Atlanta will take from October 27-November 9, 2015, placing a special focus on sustainable innovation. Events are free and open to the public.