Past Events

OPUS Festival, Merriweather Post Pavilion – LAST SUMMER US Premiere

Date: October 13, 2018

Time: 18:30

Venue: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia MD

US Premiere of lAST SUMMER, for choir electronics and percussion.
Written and performed by Sophia Brous – featuring the Annapolis Chorale led by Ernest Greene, Julia Holter, James Rushford and Nigel Yang (HTRK)

National Sawdust – with Music and Poetry of the Kesh

Date: October 2, 2018

Time: 18:00

Venue: National Sawdust

First live performance of Ursula K Le Guin and Todd Barton’s 1985 record ‘Music and Poetry of the Kesh’
With Todd Barton, Sophia Brous, Judith Berkson, Okwui Okpokwasili, Sara Serpa and Corey Fogel.

With Tashi Wada’s ‘Nue’ feat. Julia Holter. Presented by RVNG International and The Paris Review.

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Tiyatro Medresisi – Izmir, Turkey – Lullaby Movement

Date: September 2, 2018

Time: 21:00

Venue: Tiyatro Medresesi - Izmir, Turkey

Solo performance excerpt – Lullaby Movement at Monofest.

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Hauser and Wirth, New York – with Chelsea Highs

Date: July 20, 2018

Time: 20:00

Venue: Hauser and Wirth chelsea gallery, New York

First show of new band Chelsea Highs (Brian Chase, Yuka Honda, Sophia Brous, Dave Harrington, Taylor Levine) on rooftop of Hauser and Wirth gallery, Chelsea.

Arts Centre Melbourne – with EXO-TECH

Date: July 18, 2018

Time: 20:00

Venue: State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne

State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne. Presented with Museum of Modern Art New York + National Gallery of Victoria MEL>NYC

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St Paul’s Cathedral – with EXO-TECH

Date: July 17, 2018

Time: 18:00

Venue: St Paul's Cathedral

Presented by City of Melbourne and National Gallery of Victoria for MoMA Retrospective

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Melbourne Recital Centre – with Mick Harvey Intoxicated Man

Date: July 12, 2018

Time: 17:30

Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre

Guest vocalist with Mick Harvey – performing a selection of songs from his interpretations of Serge Gainsbourg on Mute Records for Serge’s 90th birthday.

FORM Festival, Arizona – with Dream Machine

Date: May 13, 2018

Time: 23:00

Venue: Arcosanti, Arizona

Dream Machine at FORM Festival, Arcosanti Arizona.
With guests Iggy Pop, The Master Musicians of Jajouka, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Dave Harrington Group, Sophia Brous and Arrington de Dionyso. With Projections by Ben Russell, Makino Takashi and Peter Burr.

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Red Bull Music Festival New York, Pioneer Works – with Dream Machine

Date: May 11, 2018

Venue: Pioneer Works, New York

An immersive journey inspired by the landmark hallucinogenic invention
Directed by Sophia Brous, Dave Harrington and Wild Dogs International
With guests Iggy Pop, The Master Musicians of Jajouka, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Oliver Coates, Zeena Parkins, Dave Harrington, Sophia Brous, Trevor Dunn, Greg Fox, Bill Kouligas, Lea Bertucci, Spencer C Yeh, Arrington de Dionyso and Stuart Bogie. With Projections by Ben Russell, Makino Takashi and Peter Burr.

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National Sawdust – ‘Gorgon’ work-in-progress

Date: May 3, 2018

Time: 17:30

Venue: National Sawdust

Work-in-progress preview of contemporary opera #GORGON, by Sophia Brous. Exploring the archetypes of the female monster, commissioned by National Sawdust as a part of artist-in-residence New Works-in-progress with Sophia Brous, Sarah Kinlaw, Sara Serpa and Leila Bordrieul. Also featuring Yuka Honda’s No Regrets Necessary, with a q+a to follow with Paola Prestini