Category: films

Opera with Objects

While assembling documentation of Alvin Lucier’s work for my sound art class at TCD, I found this ICE performance on Vimeo of Alvin Lucier’s Opera with Objects. There are a number of performances of Opera online. But it seems to me that this one engages something of the work that others miss. For a start, it’s performed outdoors. The… Read more »

Rainbow Book Screening | Birdboxes

On June 11, 2007, I’ll be making an installation and giving a live performance for OCM (Oxford Contemporary Music) at The Jam Factory, Oxford. The installation will be AN AUDIENCE WITH THE TREES (2005). Using six, musical birdboxes, this work transforms Vivaldi’s Four Seasons into birdsong, via my violin concerto of 2003, Vivaldi’s Menagerie. I’ll… Read more »

The Bravery of Women : Canada, April 2007

Information about Monica Germino’s forthcoming performances of THE BRAVERY OF WOMEN in Canada next month can be found here. The work is a transdisciplinary paean to musical performance that compares the act of practising the violin to the Egyptian legend of Isis & Osiris. As Isis reunited the dismembered parts of Osiris’s body, so the… Read more »