Missy Mazzoli: Magic with Everyday Objects
Meet fivebyfive: a chamber group that brings together music of our time, multi-media presentations and, every now and then, shopping. And they do more than just mount concerts; they also hold workshops for students from elementary school through high school throughout the area, and have appeared in the Fringe Festival with our very own Mona Seghatoleslami.
Their musical selections are eclectic--sometime edgy, sometimes soothing, and always fascinating. And the instrumentation is equally compelling: flute (Laura Lentz), clarinet (Marcy Bacon), bass (Erik Polenik), electric guitar (Sungmin Shin), and piano (Haeyeun Jeun). But first and foremost, collaboration is key word for fivebyfive.
Magic with Everyday Objects by Missy Mazzoli is "a piece on the verge of a nervous breakdown, in which the 'everyday' building blocks of music are turned upside-down." This performance was drawn from a broadcast of Live from Hochstein in April, 2017.