Anthony Pateras

The Graham Foundation

Madlener House
4 West Burton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60610

In his Chicago debut and first solo quad electronics performance, Anthony Pateras premieres a new work made for the occasion. SLLUBHARPO is an homage to Henri Chopin, using Revoxed voice, manipulated Doepfer synthesizer recordings and prepared piano polyrhythms, performed in the dark.

Anthony Pateras (b.1979, Melbourne, Australia) is a composer and performer from Melbourne. He is an idiosyncratic pianist, works with the Doepfer A-100 synthesizer, and writes works for ensembles, orchestras and soloists. Pateras pursues diverse musical interests through his projects: high velocity piano/drums explorations, electroacoustic improvising ensembles, extended prepared piano pieces and immersive noise. He has performed or recorded with Han Bennink, Valerio Tricoli, Oren Ambarchi, Jim Denley, Paul Lovens, Fennesz, Thomas Lehn and the Necks. Previous groups include a decade-long duo project with Robin Fox, and the acclaimed free music trio Pateras/Baxter/Brown. He plays regularly throughout the world, and his music is released through the labels Tzadik (New York), Editions Mego (Vienna) and Lexicon Devil (Melbourne). He holds a Ph.D. from Monash University.

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