Quartet or Two Duos: collaborative works by and for James Ilgenfritz, bass & objects, Katie Porter, clarinet, bass clarinet & voice, Teerapat Parnmongkol, electric guitar, oud, pedals & voice, and Lucie Vítková, accordion, harmonica, synthesizer, hichiriki & voice. Hanging by a thread in these strange times, we present new ideas for music made carefully, strangely, beautifully together.
James Ilgenfritz – contrabass, objects, voice
Katie Porter, clarinet, bass clarinet, voice
Teerapat Parnmongkol, E.Guitar. Oud and Voice
Lucie Vítková, accordion, harmonica, hichiriki, synthesizer, voice
Ian Power is a composer and performer in Baltimore, USA. Power’s music is inscrutable, warm, insistent, and performer-driven. He released two albums in 2020: Diligence on Edition Wandelweiser Records, featuring long solo works; and Maintenance Hums on Carrier Records, featuring chamber works. He teaches at the University of Baltimore. ianpowerOMG.bandcamp.com He will perform a new piece called WHAT IS LOVE BUT THE PAIN OF WAITING