I’m using this news page as a kind of blog announcing various things going on in Rhys Chatham land, brought to you in July 2015:
At the moment, I’m writing a new piece for 100 electric guitars. This piece is a celebration of the unique sonority of the electric guitar and is mounted without PA or auxiliary instruments such as bass or drums: it uniquely concerns the sound of 100 electric guitars going through their amps, happily including both the quiet moments as well as the more thunderous!
By popular demand, the Arthur Russell ensemble will play additional concerts in London, Oslo and Helsinki during the month of August.
Keep an eye on this page for further details...
Rhys will be be playing bass, alto and C flutes on the upcoming Arthur Russell European tour 22 May - 6 June. Below are the cites we'll be appearing in, plus a press release.
22.05.15 Triskel Arts Centre, Cork IRE
23.05.15 Button Factory, Dublin IRE
Charlemagne Palestine - Rhys Chatham: Youuu + Mee = Weeee
I'm playing a duo with my friend Charlemagne Palestine on Sunday, on 5 October in Aalst Belgium, which is a 50-minute drive from Brussels. Charlemagne will be playing piano, synthesizer, cognac sifters and voice and will come fully equipped with a colorful collection of teddy bears, as usual! I'll be playing alto and C flutes, trumpet and electric guitar.
Photo: Annette Frick.