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Thursday, October 3
Forum Lounge: Federico Llach & Now Hear Ensemble:Barlow/Johnson/Llach
5 pm Happy Hour
7 pm Performance
The Now Hear Ensemble, a Santa Barbara-based quintet that recently performed at REDCAT, will be presenting an evening of new work by their artistic director and double bass player, Federico Llach, alongside music by Tom Johnson, the great 21st century minimalist composer, and Clarence Barlow, the Chair of Composition in the Department of Music at the University of California Santa Barbara. Through instrumental sound and video projections by artist Gabriela Goldberg, the quintet celebrates music that explores the beauty and precision of sequenced, algorithmic, and generative mathematics.
Special thanks to: Endever Music Productions, Santa Barbara, CA; Franciscan Inn, Santa Barbara, CA; KCSB, Santa Barbara, CA; National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC; Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center, Santa Barbara, CA; Santa Barbara Independent, CA; and Warbler Records & Goods, Santa Barbara, CA. Forum Lounge is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s 1st Thursday.
ADMISSION IS FREE
Forum Lounge is a series of free, performance-based events that reflect MCASB’s mission to advance creativity by presenting art in the form of exceptional music, dance, video, and other multi-media to our community. The series encourages experiences with unique performance pieces ranging from the theatrical to the avant-garde that are normally found only in large, metropolitan venues.