Saturday, February 19, 2011

Jherek Bischoff's Ambient Chamber Orchestra

Seattle composer/musician/producer Jherek Bischoff (Ribbons, Dead Science, Degenerate Art Ensemble, Xiu Xiu, Evangelista) premiers a collection of ten ambient pieces composed during a recent residency at Pt. Townsend’s Fort Warden State Park, specifically written for and recorded in the park’s massive cistern — an empty, two million gallon underground water tank boasting an incredible 45-second reverb. For this event, Jherek will be joined by a live orchestra and sound engineers to help recreate the incredible sonic ambience of the cistern.

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