The NY Theremin Society: GHOST In The Machine 10/31 concert

Posted: 9/14/2014 12:43:54 AM

From: Brooklyn

Joined: 8/15/2009


The NY Theremin Society presents: 
"GHOST In The Machine"
A Halloween Special Performance
with Dorit Chrysler & Rob Schwimmer
Info & Tickets:
Friday October 31st @ 7:00 PM (Doors at 6:00PM)
Joe's Pub 
at the Public Theater
425 Lafayette St.
NYC, NY 10003-7021
Price: $17
Tele-Charge: 212 239 6200 or
Dinner reservations: 212-539-8778
We are thrilled to continue the NY Theremin Society's concert series by announcing our special Halloween Special Performance! The quintessential instrument of horror and suspense, the Theremin will be played by Theremin virtuosos Dorit Chrysler and Rob Schwimmer on the Halloween Eve. Blood curdling soundtracks, the Voice of Madness and the Subconscious are representative of the Theremin's long history in cinema, but tonight also expect innovative original compositions showcasing the instrument's capacities and its possible sound of the future. Indulge in the perfect soundtrack for your spooky Halloween night!

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Oct. 31st at Joe's Pub - Dorit Chrysler & Rob Schwimmer present their works:
Dorit Chrysler, "a futuristic Lotte Lenya" Wall Street Journal, has been commissioned for the MoMA this year. Her compositions have been performed at the Venice Biennale '13, Lincoln Center, Performa, Vienna Konzerthaus, Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul, Berlin Biennale and Palais Tokyo..Her most recent record "Avalanche" has been produced by Anders Trentemøller with whom she also toured extensively and headlined Roskilde Festival.  Dorit has cofounded the NY Theremin Society and is the founder of America's first Theremin School for Kids, the Kid Cool Theremin School. She is a Moog music artist and is currently holding a long term residency at helping to build their music 
Rob Schwimmeris a composer-pianist/keyboardist, thereminist and Continuum player who has performed and recorded throughout the world. Working as a solo artist, founding member of the highly acclaimed Polygraph Lounge music and comedy duo with  multi-instrumentalist Mark Stewart (Bang On A Can Allstars/Paul Simon) and co-curator and original member of The NY Theremin Society, Rob's solo piano CD "Beyond The Sky" was hailed as "Extraordinary" in Gramophone and as "Shaping up to be the finest solo piano CD of the year" in The Jazz Record-NY. In addition to world touring with Simon and Garfunkel, Rob has worked with Wayne Shorter, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paul Simon, Bobby McFerrin, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, Chaka Khan, Laurie Anderson, Bette Midler, Queen Latifah, Arif Mardin, Adam Guettel, Mary Cleere Haran, T-Bone Walker, Sam Rivers, Marc Shaiman, The Klezmatics, Christian Marclay, Matthew Barney, David Krakauer, Ang Lee, Maria Schneider, Michel Gondry, Trey Anastasio, Bernie Worrell, Nels Cline, Annette Peacock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marshall Brickman, Karen Black, Larry Campbell, Josh Groban, Mabou Mines, Geoffrey Holder, John Cale, Steve Buscemi, Theo Bleckmann, John Stubblefield, Burt Bacharach, The Roches,  Edie Brickell, Teo Macero, Hal Willner, Vernon Reid, The Everly Brothers, Ethel, James Emery, Bela Fleck, Lenny Kaye, Kurt Vonnegut, Anjani Thomas, Odetta, Drepung Loseling Tibetan Monks, Sussan Deyhim, Bernie Worrell, producer John Simon, Joseph Jarman, Alwin Nikolai/ Murray Louis Dance Company, Marc Ribot, Frank London, C&C Music Factory and Sammy Davis Jr. among others. Rob has played at Carnegie Hall & CBGB's, The Tokyo Dome & The Stone, and for strippers at truckers conventions, etc.
Together Dorit Chrysler & Rob Schwimmer curate the concert series of the NY Theremin Society and have conducted a historic 17-piece theremin orchestra performance earlier this year.
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