Kotoka Suzuki at ZKM residency.

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Performances & Events
2018


May 9, 2018
Konzerthaus Werner-Otto-Saal Berlin, Germany | 8:00pm
Lust am Unterschied I
Distortion
modern art ensemble


March (TBA), 2018
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona
Enmei
choreographers/dancers: Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Standley, Masako Kitaura, Kei Takei, & Rose Weitz.


London Ear Festival

March 23, 2018
London Ear Festival of New Music, London England
Reservoir
UMS'n JIP


Musica Nova International Electro-Acoustic Music Competition.   In Praise of Shadows winning work to be performed in Edinburgh. Kotoka Suzuki.

February (TBA), 2018
Musica Nova International Electroacoustic Competition | Concert of winning works
Edinburgh, UK (exact location TBA)

As the winning work in electroacoustic and instruments category at the Musica Nova Electro-Acoustic Compeition, In Praise of Shadows will be performed in Edinburgh. 


2017


November 3, 2017
ISCM World New Music Days Festival |
Vancouver, Canada
The Annex | 7:30PM
823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor
In Praise of Shadows
Canadian Premier

Vancouver Electronic Ensemble


ICMC2017

October 16-20, 2017 (more info TBA)
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC/EMW)  |
Shanghai, China
Reservoir


August 1-12, 2017 (exact date/time TBA)
Escuela de Invierno
| Bueno Aires, Argentina
Hosted by Centro de Experimentación del Teatro Colón (CETC): Center for Experimentation of the Colón Theater
Teatro Colón, Tucumán 1171, C1012
The Excess
UMS'n JIP


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June 10, 2017
The Dance Laboratory - Studio 122, Arizona State University | 7:30pm
Enmei
World Premier


New collaborative work Enmei, with choreographers / dancers, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Standley and guest artists Kei Takei and Masako Kitaura from Japan will be premiered at the Dance Lab (ASU). 


June 10, 2017
Blurred Edges Festival für Aktuelle Musik
Atelierhaus23, Hamburg, Germany | 8:00pm
While Ripples Enlace...  
Lucia Mense, alto recorder


June 6, 2017
National Portuguese Radio | RTP
Música Contemporânea
(listen here)
In Praise of Shadows


Kotoka Suzuki.  New work to be premiered at the 21C Music Festival 2017.

May 27, 2017
21C Music Festival | The Royal Conservatory of Music
World Premier & Canadian Premier

Termerty Theater, Toronto, Canada | 5:00pm

Orison commissioned by the 21C Music Festival will be premiered in May 2017 in Toronto, Canada.  In addition, Shimmer, Tree | In Momoriam Jonathan Harvey will also be given a Canadian premier by the pianist, Geoffrey Conquer.  The festival will take place from May 24-28, 2017.  More information about tickets and the event can be found here.


Kotoka Suzuki. UMS'n JIP.

May - Jun. 2017
World Premier | Spain & Switzerland Tour
The Excess for sub-bass recorder and electronics
commissioned by UMS'n JIP (Switzerland).

May 13, 2017
Zeughaus Kultur, Brig-Glis | 8:00pm

May 14, 2017
Ackermannshof, Basel, Switzerland | 8:00pm

May 15, 2017
Kunstraum walchetrum

Kanonengasse 20, 8004 Zürich, Switzerland | 8:00pm

May 16, 2017
ONO Bern, Switzerland | 8:00pm

May, 2017     
Palma de Mallorca Contemporary Music Festival, Spain

Jun. 2017      
Forum Wallis | Swiss Contemporary Music Festival, Schloss Leuk, Switzerland

*More information (TBA)                                   


May 12 & 13, 2017
Czech Radio | Music Forum (Hudební fórum) | 11:15pm (CEST)
Radio broadcast of In Praise of Shadows

April 6, 2017
Czech Radio | Radioatelier


Southwest Electronic Music Festival

April 2, 2017
Southwest Electronic Music Festival
The Kiva

ASU West Campus | 13492 N. 47th Avenue | Free

Automata | Mechanical Garden & Epiphyllum Oxypetalum (both 4 channel version) will be performed at this festival. This third biannual Southwest Electronic Music Festival features concerts given by international, local, and student composers and performers, as well as workshops and masterclasses. Artists include Cort Lippe, the featured visiting composer, Lauren Hayes, Keith Kelly, Tony Obr and Joshua Bennett.


kotoka-suzuki-Ums'n-Jip

March 7, 2017
sonorium
3–53–16 Izumi Suginami-ku Tokyo, Japan | 7:00pm

Reservoir (4 channel version) for voice and electronics will receive an Asian Premier in Japan by UMS'n JIP.  The concert will feature UMS'n JIP Japan Project showcasing new works by Japanese composers. Artists include Chikashi Miyama, Takayuki Rai, Motoharu Kawashima, Shintaro Imai, UMS, JIP and Simone Conforti. More info can be found here.


Kotoka Suzuki ShimmerTree

February 8th, 2017
Meany Theater
University of Washington, School of Music

The pianist Cristina Valdes will perform Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey at Meany Theater at 7:30pm on February 8th, 2017.  More info about the performance can be found here.


2016


Musica Nova International Electro-Acoustic Competition.  In Praise of Shadows First Prize Winning Work.  Kotoka Suzuki.

December 16th, 2016
Musica Nova International Electroacoustic Music Competition | Concert of winning works
Alfréd ve Dvoře Theatre, Praha, Czech Republic
Fr. Křížka 36, Praha 7 | 7 p.m.

In Praise of Shadows was selected as the winning work (First Prize in Electroacoustic and Instruments Category) at the Musica Nova Electroacoustic Music Competition.  The winning works will be presented at this concert. 


Kotoka SuzukiLa Nuit du Souffle

November 24th, 2016
Ars Musica International Contemporary Music Festival 2016 |
La Nuit du Souffle
Centrale for Contemporary Art Brussels, Belgium

Performance of While Ripples Enlace... for alto recorder and electroncis at the Ars Musica Festival by Dominique Vasseur.  More detailed information about the program can be found here


Kotoka Suzuki Automata

November 12th-13th, 2016
New West Electroacoustic Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival / The Japanese Society for Sonic Arts (JSSA)

Koen-Dori Classics, Tokyo, Japan

Automata | Mechanical Garden will be performed at the NWEAMO festival (Nov. 12 - 13, 2016) in Tokyo, Japan.  More information about the festival can be found here


eighth blackbird performs "In Praise of Shadows" by Kotoka Suzuki

Novermber 5th, 2016
eighth blackbird
Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival
Camp Concert Hall, Richmond, VA

 In Praise of Shadows  for three paper players will be performed by the four-time Grammy winning ensemble, eighth blackbird.  More information about the festival can be found here.


Kotoka Suzuki. SICMF 2016

October 13th-16th, 2016
Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF)

Jayu Theatre, Seoul, Korea

In Praise of Shadows for three paper players and electronics is selected for performance at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF) (Oct. 13 - Oct. 16, 2016) in Jayu Theatre, Seoul Arts Center.  More information about the festival can be found here

 


BBCRadio3

BBC Radio 3 | Late Junction | online until 9/28
London, England

In Praise of Shadows for three paper players and electronics aired on BBC Late Junction show (8/30/16 @23:30).
If you missed this show, you can still catch it until 9/28/16!  Exciting program by Nick Luscombe.


In Praise of Shadows Kotoka Suzuki

September 12th, 2016
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC)
TivoliVredenburg Hertz Hall

Utrecht, Netherlands

In Praise of Shadows for three paper players and electronics will be performed by Ensemble Modelo 62 at the 42nd International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) hosted by HKU University of the Arts Utrecht in Netherlands and Gaudeamus Muziekweek.  Conference runs from Monday 12th – Friday 16th September 2016.  Program can be found here.


Festival Off D'Avignon

July 7th-30th, 2016: Jul 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, & 30
Festival Off d'Avignon Festival
Theatre des Vents, Avignon, France

Ums'n JIP will perform a brand new mix of Reservoir for 4 channels during the Avignon Festival where they will perform daily throughout the festival.  Please check http://avignon.umsnjip.ch for more details.


Kotoka Suzuki. Eric Rynes, violin, by Albany Records.  Recording of Sift.

Sift for violin and electronics was recently published on a CD, performed and released by the violinist Eric Rynes through Albany Records on February 1, 2016.  The audio CD is available on this site on Amazon.com.  For more information about the CD, visit the Publications' page.

Mikka & Other Assorted Love Songs

CD includes works by the following composers:  Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter, Kotoka Suzuki, Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Iannis Xenakis, Joel-Francois Durand, Michael Alcorn, and Theo Loevendie.


The pianist Cristina Valdes performs Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey at the ISCM World Music Days New Music Miami Festival on April 7th, 2016.  More info about the festival can be found here.


PERFORMANCES| EXHIBITIONS | EVENTS

2017

Jun 2017   Forum Wallis: Swiss Contemporary Music Festival, Switzerland / The Excess  / UMS'n JIP
May 2017Palma de Mallorca Contemporary Music Festival, Spain / The Excess / UMS'n JIP
03/16-19/17New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, San Diego, CA / Automata | Mechanical Garden   
02/08/17University of Washington, Seattle, WA / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Cristina Valdes /@7:30pm / Meany Theater

2016

11/12&13/16   New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, Tokyo, Japan / Automata | Mechanical Garden
11/05/16Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, University of Richmond, VA / In Praise of Shadows
10/13/16   Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF), Seoul, Korea / performance of In Praise of Shadows
09/12/16   International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Utrecht, Netherlands / performance of In Praise of Shadows
08/16   Pauline Oliveros New Genre Prize Honorable Mention for electro-acoustic media / In Praise of Shadows
08/30/16   BBC Radio 3 | Late Junction, London, England / In Praise of Shadows / @23:30
7/9, 7/11, 7/13, 7/16, 7/18, 7/20, 7/23, 7/25, 7/27 & 7/30Festival Off d'Avignon, Avignon, France / Theatre des Vents / performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
04/08/16   ISCM World Music DaysNew Music Miami, CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios, FL / 7:30pm / performance of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Cristina Valdes, piano
02/25/16   Chapel Performance Space, Seattle, WA / CD release recital by the violinist, Eric Rynes: works include Xenakis, Carter, Scelsi, Lachenmann, and Sift for violin and electronics by Suzuki / @8:00pm / Free; the CD will be available for purchase.
02/25/16   ASU Recital Hall, Tempe AZ / 8:00pm / performance of Reservoir / UMS 'n JIP
02/17/16    Hamburg-Bergedorf | Whitecube, Hamburg, Germany/ 7:00pm / performance of Reservoir / UMS 'n JIP
02/17/16   Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, NY / Umidi Soni Colores


SELECTED PAST/RECENT EVENTS | AWARDS

2015

11/06/15     ASU Contemporary Music Festival, Tempe, AZ / world premier of In Praise of Shadows / Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble
10/30/15    Contemporary Music Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia / performance of Reservoir / UMS'n Jip
09/12/15-11/30/15   Block Museum, Northwestern University, IL / exhibition of DRAMA / sound design and scoring for the video work by artist, Geof Oppenheimer.
07/10/15    ACRE, WI / performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden & Epiphyllum Oxypetallum
07/31/15    NOMADES, ONOMATO künstlerverein, Düsseldorf, Germanz / performance of Umidi Soni Colores 
06/28/15   New York Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF), Manhattan, NY / East Coast premier of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Karl Larson, piano
July    Visiting Artist at ACRE Residency, WI.
June   Named the MacDowell Colony Norton Stevens and North Shore fellow for 2014.
May    Balance-Unbalance Conference, Tempe, AZ / Review committee & paper session Chair.
04/01/15    FOCI Arts, New Orleans / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Mabel Kwan, piano.
04/13/15    Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / pianist.
02/23   Katzin Concert Hall, Tempe, AZ / performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden
02/28   Seattle Modern Orchestra Benefit Concert, Seattle, WA / Performance of Sift / Eric Rynes, violin.
01/23     Music Village Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP

2014

Dec.    Expacios Sonoros Festival / Performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden | Reina Sofia National Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid, Spain
11/14    Project Rafael Festival, Valencia, Spain / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
11/28   EKO House Japanese Cultural Center, Duesseldorf, Germany / Performance of While Ripples Enlace... / Lucia Mense, alto recorder.
10/26    West Coast premier of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey at the Triple CCRMAlite: 40, 50, 80 concert - Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University by Chryssie Nanou, piano. The concert celebrated the 40th anniversary of CCRMA and 80th birthday of the composer and founder of CCRMA, John Chowning.
10/06    Seoul International Computer Music Conference (SICMF) / Jeyu Theater, Seoul, Korea / Performance of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey
08/22   Music Village Festival, Mt. Pelion, Greece / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
7/4, 7/6, 7/8, 7/11, 7/13, 7/15 & 7/18  Avignon Festival, Theatre Notre-Dame, France / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP

2013

Feb-Aug  ZKM Media Museum, Germany / Move on Asia Exhibition featuring video art in Asia 2002-20012 / 8 channel Installation of Automata | Mechanical Garden