Still Life with Commentator in Vienna

Friday, June 16, 2006

Salzburg, Vienna, Austria

Pamela Z performs on voice and electronics as part of Vijay Iyer and Mike Ladd’s production Still Life with Commentator at Republic in Salzburg, Vienna Austria 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.