2016 House Programs La Belle et La Bête - Page 8

LISA BIELAWA Keyboard
Lisa is a 2009 Rome Prize winner in Musical Composition . She began touring with the Philip Glass Ensemble in 1992 , and in 1997 co-founded the MATA Festival . She was appointed Artistic Director of the San Francisco Girls Chorus in 2013 . Recent highlights of her music include premieres of Rondolette by the string quartet Brooklyn Rider and pianist Bruce Levingston and Double Duet by the Washington Saxophone Quartet ; and performances of Graffiti dell ’ amante by Bielawa with the Chicago Chamber Musicians in Chicago and with Brooklyn Rider in New York , Harrisburg , and Rome . Her work Chance Encounter , a project of Creative Capital , was premiered by soprano Susan Narucki and The Knights in Lower Manhattan ’ s Seward Park . Lisa is currently at work on Airfield Broadcasts , a massive one hour work for more than 600 musicians which will be premiered on the tarmac of the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin ( May 2013 ) and at Crissy Field in San Francisco ( October 2013 ). www . lisabielawa . net .
DAN BORA Live Sound Mix
As producer , engineer , and sound designer of albums , film scores , and live sound , Dan has worked with Marina Abramović , Antony , Philip Glass , Howard Shore , Nico Mühly , and groups such as Alarm Will Sound , Kronos Quartet , The Magnetic Fields , and Matmos . His credits include Academy Award winning Fog of War , the Academy Award nominated The Illusionist , Notes on a Scandal , The Reader , Woody Allen ’ s , Cassandra ’ s Dream , as well as the revival of Robert Wilson ’ s Einstein on the Beach , and the Life and Death of Marina Abramovic . Dan ’ s live mixing and sound design have been praised as “ deft ”, “ provocative and even poignant ” ( The New York Times ).
HAI-TING CHINN Mezzo-soprano
Hai-Ting performs in a wide range of styles and venues , from Purcell to Pierrot Lunaire , Cherubino to The King & I , J . S . Bach to P . D . Q . Bach . She recently featured in the revival and tour of Phillip Glass ’ Einstein on the Beach . She has performed with New York City Opera , The Wooster Group , OperaOmnia , the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra , Israel Philharmonic , Orchestra of St . Luke ’ s , and the Waverly Consort ; and on the stages of Carnegie Hall , the Mann Center in Philadelphia , the Edinburgh Festival , the Verbier Festival , and London ’ s West End . She has premiered new works by Tarik O ’ Regan , Du Yun , Conrad Cummings , Stefan Weisman , Yoav Gal , and Matt Schickele . Hai-Ting is an Artist in Residence at HERE theatre in New York City , where she is developing Science Fair , a staged solo show of science set to music .
JON GIBSON Woodwind
Jon is a composer , multi-wind instrumentalist and visual artist who has been active in new music for over 40 years . He has been a member of the Philip Glass Ensemble since its beginnings and has performed with Glass in other configurations including solo / duet concerts featuring the music of both Gibson and Glass . He has performed in every performance of Einstein on the Beach . Gibson ’ s own output includes music for solo instruments , various ensembles , dance , music theatre , video , film and opera . He has performed and collaborated with a host of musicians , choreographers and artists including Merce Cunningham , Nancy Topf , Nina Winthrop , Ralph Gibson , Lucinda Childs , JoAnne Akalitis , Harold Budd , David Behrman , LaMonte Young , Steve Reich , Elisabetta Vittoni and Thomas Buckner . Gibson ’ s music can be heard on the Tzadik , Orange Mountain Music , New Tone , Point Music , New World , Lovely Music , EarRational and Einstein Records labels .
LISA BIELAWA Keyboard HAI-TING CHINN Mezzo-soprano Lisa is a 2009 Rome Prize winner in Musical Composition. She began touring with the Philip Glass Ensemble in 1992, and in 1997 co-founded the MATA Festival. She was appointed Artistic Director of the San Francisco Girls Chorus in 2013. Recent highlights of her music include premieres of Rondolette by the string quartet Brooklyn Rider and pianist Bruce Levingston and Double Duet by the Washington Saxophone Quartet; and performances of Graffiti dell’amante by Bielawa with the Chicago Chamber Musicians in Chicago and with Brooklyn Rider in New York, Harrisburg, and Rome. Her work Chance Encounter, a project of Creative Capital, was premiered by soprano Susan Narucki and The Knights in Lower Manhattan’s Seward Park. Lisa is currently at work on Airfield Broadcasts, a massive one hour work for more than 600 musicians which will be premiered on the tarmac of the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin (May 2013) and at Crissy Field in San Francisco (October 2013). www.lisabielawa.net. Hai-Ting performs in a wide range of styles and venues, from Purcell to Pierrot Lunaire, Cherubino to The King & I, J.S. Bach to P.D.Q. Bach. She recently featured in the revival and tour of Phillip Glass’ Einstein on the Beach. She has performed with New York City Opera, The Wooster Group, OperaOmnia, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Waverly Consort; and on the stages of Carnegie Hall, the Mann Center in Philadelphia, the Edinburgh Festival, the Verbier Festival, and London’s West End. She has premiered new works by Tarik O’Regan, Du Yun, Conrad Cummings, Stefan Weisman, Yoav Gal, and Matt Schickele. Hai-Ting is an Artist in Residence at HERE theatre in New York City, where she is developing Science Fair, a staged solo show of science set to music.  DAN BORA Live Sound Mix As producer, engineer, and sound designer of albums, film scores, and live sound, Dan has worked with Marina Abramović, Antony, Philip Glass, Howard Shore, Nico Mühly, and groups such as Alarm Will Sound, Kronos Quartet, The Magnetic Fields, and Matmos. His credits include Academy Award winning Fog of War, the Academy Award nominated The Illusionist, Notes on a Scandal, The Reader, Woody Allen’s, Cassandra’s Dream, as well as the revival of Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach, and the Life and Death of Marina Abramovic. Dan’s live mixing and sound design have been praised as “deft”, “provocative and even poignant” (The New York Times). JON GIBSON Woodwind Jon is a composer, multi-wind instrumentalist and visual artist who has been active in new music for over 40 years. He has been a member of the Philip Glass Ensemble since its beginnings and has performed with Glass in other configurations including solo/duet concerts featuring the music of both Gibson and Glass. He has performed in every performance of Einstein on the Beach. Gibson’s own output includes music for solo instruments, various ensembles, dance, music theatre, video, film and opera. He has performed and collaborated with a host of musicians, choreographers and artists including Merce Cunningham, Nancy Topf, Nina Winthrop, Ralph Gibson, Lucinda Childs, JoAnne Akalitis, Harold Budd, David Behrman, LaMonte Young, Steve Reich, Elisabetta Vittoni and Thomas Buckner. Gibson’s music can be heard on the Tzadik, =Ʌ5չх5ͥ)9܁QAЁ5ͥ9܁]ɱ1ٕ5ͥ)IѥѕIɑ̸́((0