Lampo announces its WS17 season, with six programs—and several special works to premiere in Chicago. Artists include Sarah Davachi, Lasse Marhaug, Sergei Tcherepnin, Jacob Kirkegaard, Olivia Block and Phill Niblock. On January 28, young Canadian composer Sarah Davachi makes her Chicago debut, at long last. Rescheduled from November, Davachi premieres a new composition for vintage synthesizers, harmonium … Continued
Spanish artist Francisco López performs a multi-layered live sound projection, Untitled 0304, a new work that shifts from the limits of perception to extremes of sonic power. His process begins with environmental recordings collected in jungles and sub-tropical forests. But López modifies these source materials until they’re abstract and unrecognizable. He’s more interested in musical purism rather than any visual, representational or semantic elements.
During the concert the room will be darkened. López performs from inside a tent, while the audience is blindfolded. So, relax, bring an ugly date.
One of the leading figures of the international experimental underground, Francisco López (b.1964, Madrid, Spain) has realized concerts and sound installations all over the world. He made his Chicago debut at Lampo in September 2000.