Nicolas Collins, internationally renowned musician, composer, educator,
and author of Handmade Electronic Music will perform several of his works
using both acoustic and electronic elements. One of his most well known
works, Pea Soup, uses phase shifters to automatically nudge the pitch of
feedback to a different resonant frequency every time feedback starts to
build, replacing the familiar shriek with unstable patterns of hollow tones
— a site-specific raga reflecting the acoustical personality of the
Collins was a student of Alvin Lucier at Weselyn and has performed, recorded, and
toured the all over the world as a solo artist, as well as in collaboration
with groups from David Tudor’s Composers Inside Electronics to John
Zorn’s Cobra collective. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see and
hear a master of electronic music perform in Abu Dhabi!
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