tags: Christopher McIntyre

MATA 2010 Festival Composer Interview Series: Paul Swartzel

Monday, May 17th, 2010

MATA’s former Artistic Director, Chris McIntyre, interviews composer Paul Swartzel from his home in North Carolina via the internet. Swartzel’s piece “Honky Tonk Toccata” was featured on April 21, 2010 as part of the 2010 MATA Festival, performed by pianist Lisa Moore.

To hear Swartzel’s work from the Festival, visit his bio here.

2010 MATA Festival Composer Interviews: Rama Gottfried

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

MATA Artistic Director Chris McIntyre sits down with composer Rama Gottfried to talk about Rama’s upcoming piece, “Nest”, on the 2010 MATA Festival. Rama is a composer in residence with NYC’s Ensemble Pamplemousse, and his piece will be performed on April 21, 2010 at Le Poisson Rouge by Pamplemousse as part of the 12th Annual MATA Festival of New Music.

MATA Sound Works

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Tuesday, April 20 – Thursday, April 22
LPR Gallery Bar
6pm – 7:25pm
FREE EVENTS

Matthew WrightTotem for Gobi-New York [2010]
(World Premiere)
2010 MATA Festival Commission
Antye GreieWORDS ARE MISSING or Six Ears, I’d Like To Have [2010] (World Premiere)
Bjørn Erik HaugenREGRESS [2008]
Christopher McIntyre – Monuments (Crystal) [2010]
(World Premiere)

MATA continues its annual presentation of sound works with daily presentations of multi-channel audio and video installations in Le Poisson Rouge’s Gallery Bar.

2010 MATA Festival Composer Interview: Nathan Davis

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

MATA Artistic Director Chris McIntyre sits down with 2010 MATA Commissionee Nathan Davis to talk about the premiere of his new piece, Skrzyp Skrzyn. The piece was commissioned by MATA for the 2010 Festival, and will be premiered by the Calder Quartet on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 7:30pm at Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan.

2010 MATA Festival Composer Interview: Julian Day

Friday, April 16th, 2010

MATA Artistic Director Chris McIntyre sits down with 2010 MATA Commissionee Julian Day to talk about the upcoming premiere of his piece “Bad Blood” by pianist Lisa Moore on April 21, 2010 as part of the 2010 MATA Festival.