upcoming!

sat. nov. 1, sun. nov. 2, kunsthaus zürich, 8pm:

new.visual.music.

featuring the premiere of chakra spiral by virgil moorefield

performed by the bicontinental pocket orchestra

also appearing: sonar, jeff weeter

thurs. nov. 6, 8pm: the virgil moorefield pocket orchestra at shapeshifter lab, brooklyn

sat. nov. 8: the virgil moorefield pocket orchestra at trinosophes, detroit

sun. nov. 9: the virgil moorefield pocket orchestra at continental, chicago

 

 

 fall 2013:

sun, nov. 17, 2013, 11:30 am: zurich new music festival (tage für neue musik),   filmpodium, nüschelerstr. 11:

 premiere of chakras rising, an intermedia composition commissioned by tage für neue musik,   zürich.  the bicontinental  pocket orchestra feat. vicky chow, ian ding, taylor levine, virgil   moorefield. computers & sound: will stanton. key grip: dan  wharton.

 thurs., nov. 21, 2013, 9pm: saint ghetto festival, dampzentrale bern, marzilistrasse 47:

 virgil moorefield & ian ding perform siamese kits, joined at the kick.

   
 

 

 the spring 2013 tour:

 

virgil moorefield tour poster, nice purple, notes and clouds, with same info as you just heard

 

fri. april 5, 2013, 8:30 pm: kunstraum walcheturm, kanonengasse 20, zürich

sat. april 6, 2013, 8:30 pm: kunstraum walcheturm, kanonengasse 20, zürich

thurs. april 11, 2013, 20:00 dampfzentrale, marzilistrasse 47, bern

sat. april 13, 2013, 20:00: gare du nord, schwarzwaldallee 200, basel

tues. april 16, 2013, 21:00: nk, eisenstr. 52, berlin

program: the full hinterzimmer records cd/dvd release: five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; detroit per se; arrival of the crows.

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events 2012:

jan. 17, 2012: mixed messages: the work of virgil moorefield, featuring visuals and surround mixes of 5 ideas, sponsored by icst/zürich university of the arts, haus florhof, zürich.

sep. 9, 2012: the seven chakras: an intermedia comprovisation, seminar and workshop performance, with ian ding, percussion dep't, university of michigan, ann arbor.

sep. 15, 2012: two premieres at strange beautiful music V: detroit per se, performed by new music detroit; the seven chakras, a new intermedia work performed by ian ding. museum of contemporary art, detroit

oct. 11, 2012: ShapeShifter Lab, 18 whitwell pl, park slope, brooklyn. mixed messages, works for mixed ensemble, drums, and immersive intermedia. program: five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; detroit per se; and arrival of the crows.

oct 13, 14, 15: the virgil moorefield ensemble records a new cd for hinterzimmer records at eastside sound, manhattan.

oct. 16, 2012: the stone, new york city. the virgil moorefield ensemble performs his forthcoming cd no business as usual (hinterzimmer records); the seven chakras, an intermedia comprovisation for percussion solo, featuring ian ding.

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events 2011:

apr. 8 no business as usual (freedom in five parts for piano, vibraphone, assorted percussion, electric guitar, baritone sax, and acoustic bass), performed by new music detroit featuring vicky chow, detroit institute of the arts

jun. 16, 17 mixed messages, works for mixed ensemble, drums, and immersive intermedia, maier's theater, zürich. two performances each of five ideas about the relation of sight and sound; no business as usual; siamese kits, joined at the kick; and arrival of the crows.

 

           
               
 

 

events 2010:

sep. 25 premiere of no business as usual (freedom in five parts for piano, vibraphone, assorted percussion, electric guitar, baritone sax, and acoustic bass), commissioned by new music detroit, strange beautiful music IV, museum of contemporary art, detroit

apr. 1  nominated best classical composer, detroit music awards

feb. 4 five ideas about the relation of sight and sound, windsor armory, windsor canadian music festival, ontario, canada

 

 

     
               
 

       
                                                                                             santiago de chile (2008)     
 

 

events 2009:

Premiere of Scenes From the Life I Want, commissioned by New Music Detroit. Strange Beautiful Music III, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Detroit Insitute of the Arts, Detroit

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, with New Music Detroit. Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit

Chicago Union Station + excerpts from Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Imagine/Create Festival, Derry, N Ireland

 

events 2008:

Things You Must Do to Get to Heaven, the Stone, NYC

Siamese Kits, Joined At the Kick, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit

premiere of Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Ann Arbor

Five Ideas About the Relation of Sight and Sound, Ai-Maako Festival, Santiago, Chile

Helicopter String Quartet (Stockhausen), Ann Arbor

drummer for Glenn Branca, Hallucination City for 100 guitars: Rome, Parco della Musica; Seattle Art Museum; the Pageant, St. Louis