table covered in plants

world premiere of ‘no small matter’ on 4/27 by Extradition in PDX

  • Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • 7:30 PM  9:30 PM
  • Leaven Community (map)

Our spring concert draws its pieces from A Year of Deep Listening, a project of the Center for Deep Listening at Rensselaer. For twelve months beginning May 30, 2022, the center celebrated what would have been composer Pauline Oliveros’s 90th year by publishing a text score every day, sourced from hundreds of composers worldwide.

Grace Harper, Water, Wood, Stone, Breath (2022): Stephanie Lavon Trotter (words, book), Juniana Lanning (water, vessels), Loren Chasse (pebbles, basket)

Seth Cluett, No Small Matter (2022): Catherine Lee, Juniana Lanning, Annie Gilbert, Loren Chasse, Matt Hannafin (natural objects)

Nikki Krumwiede, Crickets (2021): Collin Oldham (cello), Shao Way Wu (bass), Sam Klapper (violin), Maxx Katz (flute), Catherine Lee (English horn), Ben Cohen-Chen (soprano saxophone), Stephanie Lavon Trotter (voice)

Joseph Clayton Mills, Immanuel Kant (2022): Juniana Lanning, Annie Gilbert, Caspar Sonnet, Loren Chasse, Matt Hannafin (household objects)

Hassan Estakhrian, Roles of a Machine (2021): Maxx Katz (flute), Annie Gilbert (trombone), Ben Cohen-Chen (soprano saxophone), Caspar Sonnet (dobro), Sam Klapper (violin), Shao Way Wu (bass), Collin Oldham (cello)

Tickets available in advance or at the door.