Still Life with Commentator at Stanford

January 16January 17, 20088:00pm

Pigott Theater
Palo Alto, CA

Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s production Still Life with Commentator as part of Stanford Lively Arts at Pigott Theater at 8pm in Palo Alto, CA USA A collaboration between composer-pianist Vijay Iyer, poet/librettist/performer Mike Ladd, and conceptual artist/theater director Ibrahim Quraishi, Still Life with Commentator is a lyrical, darkly comic transmedia performance/opera examining the role of the audience and the media in modern warfare. Also featuring experimental vocal artist Pamela Z, electronic percussionist/vocalist Guillermo E. Brown, cellist Okkyung Lee, guitarist Liberty Ellman, and actors Palina Jonsdottir and Masa Nakanishi. Set design by Robert Pyzocha & lighting design by Stephen Arnold.