The River Goes On (2022) for ambisonic system – Premiere
By Cathy Lane
Concert at Archipel Festival,
Cathy Lane premiers her new ambisonic work The River Goes On at this years Archipel Festival in Genève. Composed during a residency at the Institute for Computer Music and Sound Technology ZHdK this year, the work is woven from field recordings and interviews made between 1987 and 2019 in Tigray, where she spent six months as part of a musical development project with the cultural troops of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF).
Cathy Lane will also be leading a listening session on Saturday 2 April, 12noon – 1pm, sharing a selection of music that she loves or has informed her and accompanied her on her journey. Read more about the listening event on the Festival website.
Archipel Festival is an international festival which promotes creation, contemporary music, and all forms of musical research and sound art, offering them recognition and sustained visibility in Swiss cultural life. Running from April 1-10 2022 the programe includes numerous concerts and installations across the 10 days. See the full festival schedule here.