MATA FESTIVAL: Meitar: The Lions of Tel Aviv

Meitar, Israel’s leading new music ensemble, comes to us direct from Tel Aviv for their American debut. Ha’aretz has called them “some of [Israel’s] best musicians” and they have won numerous awards in Israel and performed in some of the most prestigious venues and festivals globally. The concert will feature a world premiere MATA commission by Bryan Jacobs; a world premiere by Israeli composer Ofer Pelz; Enda Bates’s crepuscular Calls from the Fog for flute and electronics; Marcin Stancyzk’s alien solo for cello and electronics, Mosaique; and direct from Mercury, a brand new arrangement of Christopher Bailey’s microtonal hymn of self-immolation, performed in the Mercurian language by the mesmerizing duo of Sukato and Meredith Borden and accompanied by live video by Charles Woodman.

Program:
Bryan Jacobs: Play May Shay Fay Bay (World Premiere MATA Commission)
Christopher Bailey: Mergurs Ehd Ffleweh Bq Nsolst (with vocalists Sukato and Meredith Borden, and video by Charles Woodman)
Marcin Stanczyk: Mosaique
Ofer Pelz: Chinese Whispers (World Premiere)
Enda Bates: Calls from the Fog

$20 General Admission
$10 Students (at door with ID)
$100 Festival Pass (entry to all events)

Buy Tickets Link: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/364750

More Info at matafestival.org