14 agosto 2013


Pressoché definito il cartellone della ventisettesima edizione del festival Music Unlimited, in programma a Wels (Austria) dall'8 al 10 novembre e curato da Okkyung Lee con il titolo The Most Beautiful Noise On Earth. Partecipano tra gli altri Urs Leimgruber, Roger Turner, Axel Dörner, Kim Gordon, Ikue Mori, Alessandro Bosetti, Lotte Anker, Mark Sanders, Thomas Lehn, Marcus Schmickler, Chris Corsano, Le Quan Ninh, la cellula d'intervento Metamkine, Paul Lovens, Evan Parker. Calendario e dettagli appariranno presto in www.musicunlimited.at. Intanto, chi è a Londra può cogliere la violoncellista coreana in azione questa sera al Cafe Oto, prima da sola e poi in duo con Charles Hayward: www.cafeoto.co.uk/okkyung-lee-charles-hayward.shtm

Cellist Okkyung Lee is one of the most dynamic forces in improvised music today, a fearless and compelling musician whose playing incorporates a love of noise, extraordinary technique and elements from the outer fringes of contemporary composition. Originally from South Korea but now based in New York and Berlin, Lee has collaborated with many of the leading figures in creative music today, including Christian Marclay, Thurston Moore, Wadada Leo Smith, Ikue Mori, Evan Parker, C. Spencer Yeh, Carlos Giffoni and Maja Rajtke. This year she released Ghil, an LP of coruscating solo improvisations recorded direct to dictaphone by Lasse Marhaug that has been widely hailed as the 'noise record of the year' and she is also curating the 2013 edition of the Music Unlimited festival in Wels.