After several years without one of ‘our own’ projects, with some new and some older faces, and additional extra gear, we touched base with Sisyphus Distressing. In agreement with the traditional …à la Metapraxis structure, seven pieces have been (dis-)joined, merged, and linked in varying ways, in order to form a single unit. That was… Read More Metapraxis VI: Sisyphus Distressing
A piece of contemporary music and dance by the Consensus Dance Company, attempting to re-contextualise the myth of Antigone. It explores the physicality of the characters as well as the embodiment of frustration and tragedy. In collaboration with composer Gregory Emfietzis (for the second time since Défigure sur la plage inerte) and the Metapraxis Ensemble, and… Read More L’antigonie
In a city from which music has been forcefully banned, a group of citizens secretly manage to discover the truth about the missing sounds and colours. This is a theatrical music performance, devised and composed by Gregory Emfietzis, and presented as a shadow puppetry show. Based on Myrto Loulaki’s fairy tale, it follows Roger on… Read More Music Impossible
The fifth Metapraxis projects presents the DIY series, a series of closely related works by Gregory Emfietzis, exploring the theatricality of music performance.
The fourth Metapraxis project includes live music performance, dead electronics, dead video projections (which seem to come alive every now and then), living and dead composers, some dead instruments and a ghost messing around… Works by: Samuel Barber, Gregory Emfietzis, Bright Sheng, Caroline Wilkinson Scenography by: Paul Gittins
Composer Gregory Emfietzis and choreographer Mariana Lucia Marquez weave together sound and movement developed from her daily dance meditations by Lavender Pond and the Thames in South East London. In dialogue with musicians Myrto Loulaki (singer, multi-instrumentalist) and Guilermina Chivite (violin) of Metapraxis Ensemble, Marquez renders an in-the-moment interpretation of Emfietzis’ score. Sound: Gregory Emfietzis,… Read More Liquid Evolution
Nao Maebayashi takes on Gregory Emfietzis’s DIY 1: the pianist & the lamp