Roger Reynolds: FLiGHT
I Imagining, II Preparing, III Experiencing, and IV Perspective
String Quartet, Text from Historical Sources Assembled by the Composer (pre-recorded and spatialized), Multiple projection surfaces, Real-time Algorithmic sound processing, Multichannel sound distribution
Ross Karre, Visual design, Paul Hembree, Audio design
Recorded speakers: Eva Barnes, Lowell Gaspar, Carla Harting, Jack Mikesell
Robert Castro, Staging
First performances (complete): 30–31 October 2016
The Park Avenue Armory, New York
FLiGHT is commissioned by the JACK Quartet with the National Gallery of Art.
Partners include the James Madison University, The Phillips Collection, Mount Tremper Arts,
the University of California, the Dean of Arts and Humanities at UCSD, the Department of
Music at UCSD, the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Park Avenue
Armory, the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, the San Diego
Air and Space Museum, Caltech’s NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.