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
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
The third Metapraxis project -inspired by John Cage’s ideas on silence, sound and noise- is exploring the function of music in performance and the concept of songs in contradicting formats. Acoustic and electro-acoustic works by: William Cheshire, Ann Cleare, Gregory Emfietzis, Christopher Fox, Johnny Herbert, Scott Mc Laughlin and Franz Schubert.
The second Metapraxis project, built on John Dowland’s ‘Flow my tears‘ and Yannis Kyriakides’s ‘Satellites‘, is thematically concerned with the contemporary world life’s current state of affairs, consequences of selfishness and personal insensitivity. Acoustic and electro-acoustic works by: John Dowland, Gregory Emfietzis, George Holloway, Yannis Kyriakides, Scott McLaughlin and W.A.Mozart
The first Metapraxis project “Life & Myth” is based on the Orpheus myth. It includes music by Claudio Monteverdi,Christoph Willibald Gluck, Henry Purcell (arr. by B.Britten) and Richard Barrett, Christopher Fox, Scott Mc Laughlin, Gregory Emfietzis. Texts, videos, theatre and more!