Tuesday 7 February 2017, 7.30pm

Photo by Olivia Locher

Kammer Klang: Christine Sun Kim + Plus-Minus Ensemble performs Cassandra Miller (world premiere) + Juliet Fraser performs Cassandra Miller (world premiere)

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Cassandra Miller (world premiere)
Plus-Minus Ensemble


Cassandra Miller (world premiere)
Juliet Fraser, voice


Christine Sun Kim, solo set

Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim uses the medium of sound through technology, performance and drawing to investigate her relationship with sound and spoken languages. Selected exhibitions and performances have been held at Sound Live Tokyo; White Space, Beijing; Carroll/Fletcher, London; nyMusikk, Oslo; and the Museum of Modern Art / PS1, New York. Kim has been awarded TED and MIT Media Lab Fellowships.

Plus-Minus Ensemble

Plus-Minus Ensemble is a London based collective committed to commissioning new work and placing it alongside recent and landmark modern repertoire. Formed in 2003 by Joanna Bailie and Matthew Shlomowitz, +- is distinguished by its interest in performative, electroacoustic and conceptual pieces, and experimental open works such as Stockhausen‘s 1963 classic, from which the group takes its name. +- regularly performs in London at KammerKlang and City University, and has performed at the Borealis (Bergen), Cut and Splice (London), Fundación BBVA (Bilbao), Huddersfield, MaerzMusik (Berlin), Spor (Aarhus), Transit (Leuven) and Ultima (Oslo) festivals/series. This season, +- will perform for the first time in the Sampler Series at l’Auditori (Barcelona) and Klang Festival (Copenhagen).


Cassandra Miller

Cassandra Miller (b.1976) is a Canadian composer currently living in England. Her cello concerto written for the Tectonics Festival, the cellist Charles Curtis and the BBC Scottish Symphony directed by Ilan Volkov was hailed as an “unexpected highlight of the festival” (Tempo), whilst her chamber work Bel Canto received the 2011 Jules-Léger Prize for New Chamber Music, Canada’s highest honour for composition. From 2010 to 2013, Miller was the artistic director of Innovations en concert in Montreal.

Juliet Fraser

Soprano Juliet Fraser has a repertoire dominated by the very old and the very new. In new music, she has performed as a guest soloist with Plus-Minus, ICTUS, We Spoke: New Music Company, London Sinfonietta, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Klangforum Wien and Remix Ensemble. She is also co-founder and principal soprano of EXAUDI vocal ensemble. Juliet has premiered well over 100 works, many of which have been written for her. Recent premieres include Michael Finnissy’s Andersen-Liederkreis with Mark Knoop at Transit (Leuven), Rebecca Saunders’s Skin with Klangforum Wien at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and a new work by Cassandra Miller at Kammer Klang. Her recording of Feldman’s Three Voices was recently released on Hat Hut Records.