The tables are turned with this musical ‘follow the leader’ as the conductor becomes performer and the stage an instrument in Simon Steen-Andersen’s quirky and experimental work.
Black Box Music uses a live video projection of the conductor’s gestures in a black box to direct three sets of performers around the concert hall. The work treads a fine line between music and contemporary sound art. Who is leading whom? Or is there even a ‘leader’ at all?
Description: Experimental concert work with live video
Music: Simon Steen-Andersen
Instrumentation: 00bass,1,barsax : 1110 : 00111 : keyboard : harp : 3 perc : electric gtr + Black Box (conductor) = 15 players + Black Box conductor conductor + sound projection