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Shawn Lawson and The Progression Ensemble

Date, location, and tickets

Sunday, June 10, 2018
at 8:00 PM

ShapeShifter Lab
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY 11215


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Event Information

Internationally-acclaimed video artist Shawn Lawson will live-code real time computer graphics  with live music by The Progression Ensemble. The concert will include two world premieres:  David Rothenberg’s  “And One Day We’ll Know Why Whales Sing”  for Accordion, Cello, Guitar and pre-recorded whale, and Gene Pritsker’s “Traffic Signal II” for accordion and cello, together with new works  by Christopher Cook, Eric Despard, Michael Dilthey, Gene Pritsker, and Bjorn Bolstad Skjelbred, and a new arrangement of Dan Cooper’s “Lullaby”.  

Come meet Composer Gene Pritsker who  will attend the performance of his new works:  “If Her Waters Flow Not in Perpetual Progression”  and “Traffic Signal II”.   The Progression Ensemble consists of Cincinnati-based cellist Michael Gilbert Ronstadt, New York-based accordionist Rocco Anthony Jerry, and Vermont-based guitarist Eric Despard.