J. G. Thirlwell has written a piece especially for The Great Learning Orchestra. On March 15, 2017, he’ll direct the orchestra in the world premiere!
CM von Hausswolff will begin the evening with a solo performance.
Admission: 120 SEK + service fee $ 25.
The composer, musician and producer JG Thirlwell is originally from Melbourne, Australia, but has lived since the early 1980s in Brooklyn, New York. He has released over thirty albums, sometimes under pseudonyms such as Foetus, Steroid Maximus, Baby zizanie, Hydroze Plus, Clint Ruin and Wise Blood. A dramatic intensity and evocative, cinematic quality characterizes Thirlwells music. Thirlwell, has produced and collaborated with artists like Karen O, Short stories, Excepter, Zola Jesus, the Melvins, Swans, Nine Inch Nails, Lydia Lunch, Coil, Nick Cave and many more.
JG Thirlwell has written music for ensembles such as the Kronos Quartet and the Bang On A Can, and he is a sound art collective “freq_out” with CM von Hausswolff.
He’s just finished the soundtrack to Tony Ourslers latest film installation “imponderable” shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.