Out and about

Sunset on the Hudson River

I am vis­iting the USA to at­tend the Harvard Summer Composition Institute and ar­rived in New York on Friday night. During the Composition Institute I will be par­ti­cip­ating in classes with Chaya Czernowin, Hans Tutschku and Steven Takasugi, meeting fellow com­posers and working with the Talea Ensemble on my new trio for bass cla­ri­net­tist, cel­list and per­cus­sionist, The Incredulity of St Thomas, which will be per­formed on Sunday, 26 August.

Above, you see the sun set­ting on the Hudson River from Manhattan, while the pic­ture below shows a screen that is cur­rently showing One11 and 103, a video and sound work by John Cage, which I stumbled upon in the Highline — the raised railway track in the Meatpacking District, which has been con­verted into a won­derful park.

John Cage’s One11 and 103 screening in the Highline

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    Chris Swithinbank is a British-Dutch com­poser who works with both acoustic in­stru­ments and elec­tronic sounds. He is cur­rently a stu­dent at Harvard University with Chaya Czernowin.
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