“A Face in the Crowd”: Ensemble in Process @ Theatre 71, NYC

This Ensemble in Process event A Face in the Crowd explores the stories of prisoners, commuters, isolated fiddlers, activists, Vaux’s swifts and monsters. Flutist Tessa Brinckman, violinist/violist Allyson Clare, trombonist Taylor Peterson and pianist Brian Mark perform works by Meredith Monk, Brian Mark, Tessa Brinckman, Olivier Messiaen, Ted Hearne, and Randall Woolf, accompanied by digital audio, and videos by Brian Mark, Miles Inada and Devyn McConachie.

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Railroad Travel Song / Meredith Monk
-Brian Mark, Piano and Video Installation

You May Say I’m a Dreamer* / Brian Mark
-Taylor Peterson, Trombone
-Brian Mark, Backing Track

Hüzün Nar: The Gorgon Cycles** / Tessa Brinckman
-Tessa Brinckman, Alto Flute and Fixed Electronics
-Tessa Brinckman, Miles Inada and Devyn McConachie, Video Direction and Animation

Five Seconds to Realize / Randall Woolf
-Allyson Clare, Violin; Tessa Brinckman, Flute

A Face in the Crowd / Randall Woolf
-Brian Mark, Piano and Video Installation

I Have No Ax to Grind / Randall Woolf
-Allyson Clare, Violin

Louange à l’Immortalité de Jésus / Olivier Messiaen
-Allyson Clare, Violin; Brian Mark, Piano

Nobody’s / Ted Hearne
-Allyson Clare, Viola; Brian Mark, Video Installation
* denotes East Coast Premiere
** denotes World Premiere