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Event Archive - Hard Rubber Riot Ensemble, Lori Freedman

Fri. November 3rd 2017 Roundhouse - Performance Centre (All Ages)
Presented by: ISCM2017

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Music: Classical, Jazz / Blues
“It didn’t feel wrong.”

John Korsrud’s musical response to the 2011 Vancouver Stanley Cup riot promises to be an uncompromising look at mob mentality, privilege, and culpability. Merging video footage and high energy music, Riot seeks to immerse one into the incomprehensible.

In a double bill, Montreal powerhouse clarinetist Lori Freedman also takes the stage with her piece To the Bridge. A virtuoso, composer, and performer of incredible power and skill, she performs with stunning vigour, intensity, and intimacy.

Lori Freedman (Canada)
To the Bridge

John Korsrud (Canada)
1. 4 Tempos
2. Collider / video by Brian Johnson, edited by Aram Coen
3. Noise Party / video by Sammy Chien in collaboration with Brian Johnson
4. 5_8 / video edited by Aram Coen
5. Venice / video by Brian Johnson
6. Riot Dream / video by Chimerik 似不像
7. Interlude / music Peggy Lee, Mark Ferris, Laurence Mollerup
8. Agnus Dei / music by JS Bach. Cameron Andres, alto

Hard Rubber Riot Ensemble
John Korsrud, Composer & Director
Jack Duncan, Joel Fountain, Tim Proznick, Eliot Doyle, percussion
Jillian Lebeck, keyboard
Ron Samworth, guitar
Laurence Mollerup, bass
Mark Ferris, violin
Peggy Lee, cello
Cameron Andres, vocals
Brian Johnson, Aram Coen, Sammy Chien, video
Kim Collier, theatre direction

Lori Freedman


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Lori Freedman (written and improvised music)

Montreal-based clarinetist/bass clarinetist Lori Freedman is an "extraordinary" interpreter and "fearless" performer who is at home in contemporary composed and improvised music, with multi-discipline leanings. Influenced strongly by Iannis Xenakis, Paul Steenhuisen, Ab Baars and Joëlle Léandre. Here she appears alone giving public workshops (04/... more info