Julius Eastman: Femenine + Joy Boy with the S.E.M. Ensemble

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In the early 1970s, while still living in Buffalo, Julius Eastman began his long association with Petr Kotik's S.E.M. Ensemble. As a composer-performer with the ensemble, Eastman toured internationally. Femenine and Joy Boy, important transitional works, were performed frequently by the Ensemble, including at The Kitchen in 1975. The evening also includes a performance by poet Tracie Morris and electronic musician Hprizm


Julius Eastman: Joy Boy (1974)
S.E.M. Ensemble
Petr Kotik, Director; Kamala Sankaram, Soprano; Jeffrey Gavett, Baritone; Nathan Repasz, Baritone; Petr Kotik, Flute; Conrad Harris, Viola; Christopher McIntyre, Trombone

A New Work (2017)
Tracie Morris + Hprizm

Julius Eastman: Femenine (1974)
S.E.M. Ensemble
Petr Kotik, Director; Petr Kotik, Flute; Sara Schoenbeck, Bassoon; Christopher McIntyre, Trombone; Robert Boston, Piano; James Johnston, Keyboard; David Miller, Vibraphone; Conrad Harris, Viola; Pauline Kim Harris, Viola

January 25, 8pm
Tickets $25 General / $20 Members

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The performance is part of “Julius Eastman: That Which is Fundamental,” curated by Tiona Nekkia McClodden and Dustin Hurt, organized by The Kitchen with the Eastman Estate and Bowerbird.

“Julius Eastman: That Which is Fundamental” is made possible with the generous support of Robert D. Bielecki Foundation, Paula Cooper, Rebecca & Martin Eisenberg, and Agnes Gund; endowment support from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust; annual grants from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., Howard Gilman Foundation, and The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation; and in part by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Original support for “That Which is Fundamental” was provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.

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