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A vocalist and instrument builder whose work reflects an elemental approach to her medium, Lesley Flanigan performs new work with handmade speaker feedback instruments alongside amplified voice, creating an intimate connection between gesture and sound. Joining her is Lucky Dragons, appearing as solo performer with Sarah Rara, who return to The Kitchen for the first time in nearly a decade with a performance based on explorations of auditory illusions, voice, and synthesis.
December 3, 8pm
Synth Nights: Lesley Flanigan and Lucky Dragons is made possible with support from Jerome Foundation and New Music USA, endowment support from Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, annual grants from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, 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.
New Music USA is made possible by annual program support and/or endowment gifts from Helen F. Whitaker Fund and Aaron Copland Fund for Music. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit the project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/synth-nights-lesley-flanigan/
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