ZOFOMOMA

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...a multimedia concert

experience

with new music and art from

around the world...

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ZOFO is blazing a bold new path for piano-four-hands groups by focusing on contemporary repertoire and commissioning new piano duet works from noted composers around the world. ZOFOMOMA, the dynamic duo's new groundbreaking multimedia commissioning project, will premiere in 2017-18.  

   

ZOFOMOMA 2The ZOFOMOMA Live Concert Experience unfolds as an aurally and visually stunning walking tour through a virtual museum of modern art. Against an ever-changing backdrop of contemporary paintings, 15 new ZOFO-commissioned duet compositions are revealed throughout the 60-minute continuous performance. And in a nod to Mussorgsky, this 21st century "Pictures at an Exhibition" leads viewers from one gallery to the next accompanied by a new Promenade Theme arranged by ZOFO's Keisuke Nakagoshi.   

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ZOFOMOMA 3For this cutting-edge project ZOFO solicited new works from top composers around the globe, and requested each to select a painting representative of his or her culture as a springboard to the creative process. The result is a rich tapestry of sights and sounds reflecting the cultural, musical and artistic diversity of our world community.  

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COMPOSERS           

ARTISTS                

 
Keyla Orozco (CUBA/USA) Douglas Pérez Castro (CUBA)
   
Lei Liang (CHINA/USA) TBA (CHINA)
   
Carl Vine (AUSTRALIA) James Gleeson (AUSTRALIA)
   
Avner Dorman (ISRAEL/USA) TBA (ISRAEL)
   

Cécile Marti (SWITZERLAND)

Verena Marti-Buchmann (SWITZERLAND)
   
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (AZERBAIJAN/GERMANY) Sattar Bahlulzade (AZERBAIJAN)
   
Samuel Carl Adams (USA) TBA (USA)
   
PaweĊ‚ Mykietyn (POLAND) Wojciech Fangor (POLAND)
   
Wayan Yudane (INDONESIA) I Made Budhiana (INDONESIA)
   
Pablo Ortiz (ARGENTINA/USA) Eduardo Stupia (ARGENTINA)
   
Kenji Oh (JAPAN) Yokoyama Taikan (JAPAN)
   
Gabriel Prokofiev (UK) TBA (UK)
   
Sahba Aminikia (IRAN/USA) Nicky Nodjoumi (IRAN)
   
Gilles Silvestrini (FRANCE) CLAUDE MONET (FRANCE)
   
Jonathan Russell (UK/USA) TBA (UK)
ZOFOMOMA has been made possible through generous funding and support from the Van Dyke Family Foundation
ARTIST CREDITS THIS PAGE, top to bottom: "Viajeros" by Douglas Pérez Castro, "SM34" by Wojciech Fangor, Gallery Stefan Szydlowski, "street solace" by I Made Budhiana, "Wendung" by Verena Marti-Buchmann
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ZOFOMOMA is coming!

...a multimedia concert experience with new music and art from around the world...

 

MORE INFO

Gramophone nod

12/7/2015 (London)


 

Gramophone Magazine features ZOFO Plays Terry Riley in Critics Choice issue, Favorite Recordings of 2015.

 

AUDIO SAMPLES

> Etude from the Old Country
> Jaztine
> Half-Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight
> Simone's Lullaby
> G Song
> Cinco de Mayo

 

VIDEO:  ZOFO on Terry Riley

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