ekmeles
About | Audio/video | Blog | Links | Performances | Repertoire | Support

Tower of Babel

['taʊɚ ʌv 'beɪbəl]
Genesis 11:5 And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded.

Ekmeles's premiere a cappella concert is based around settings by Mauricio Kagel of the Biblical story of the creation of the world's languages.

  • Kenneth Gaburo - The flow of [u] East Coast Premiere
  • Giacinto Scelsi - Litanie
  • Mauricio Kagel - Der Turm zu Babel (Excerpts) US Premiere
  • Kaija Saariaho - From the Grammar of Dreams
  • Aaron Cassidy - I, purples, spat blood, laugh of beautiful lips New York Premiere

personnel for concert

  • Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano
  • Christie Finn, soprano
  • Jeffrey Gavett, baritone

location and time

Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, 189th and Bennett Ave, Manhattan, NY

September 24th, 2010 | 7:30 PM

Free admission

Many thanks to the Harry and Alice Eiler Foundation for making our first concert possible.

upcoming

1-17-19: Madrigals and Animals at
The Crypt of Church of the Intercession
1-19-19: Madrigals and Animals at
University Lutheran in Philadelphia
2-18-19: An evening with New Chamber Ballet and Ekmeles at
City Center Studios
2-19-19: An evening with New Chamber Ballet and Ekmeles at
City Center Studios
3-9-19: ICEBERG New Music at
DiMenna Center
5-10-19: Mystical Paths in
New York
5-11-19: Mystical Paths at
University Lutheran in Philadelphia

recent

9-7-18: Ekmeles and friends at
DiMenna Center
5-26-18: End Words and Stimmung in
New York
5-19-18: Ekmeles in residency at
Stanford University
4-4 - 4-5-18: Ekmeles presented by Innuan at
Columbia University
3-23-18: Ekmeles in residency at
Heidelberg University
2-22-18: Microtonal premieres at
The Crypt of Church of the Intercession
2-17-18: New Chamber Ballet at
City Center Studios
2-16-18: New Chamber Ballet at
City Center Studios
2-3-18: Julius Eastman's Macle at
The Kitchen
12-1-17: Ekmeles + at
DiMenna Center
10-7-17: Music of Longing at
The Crypt of Church of the Intercession

be social


ekmeles mailing list