Festival Audiograft 2017 – Oxford’s Annual Festival of Experimental Music and Sonic Art
WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH AT 9PM
Oxford Brookes University
A late evening performance by Késia Decoté (piano) & Bruno Guastalla (cello + bandoneon)
Hypnagogia is the experience of the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep.
Listening, falling asleep, reading a book, dreaming, being at a concert.
We encourage audience members to come and go as they please during the performance, sit, lie down or stand, according to their whims, bring cushions, blankets.
The programme includes works by Valéria Bonafé, Morton Feldman, Linda Catlin-Smith, Laurence Crane and others, and the UK premiere of ‘Byland’ by Nick Storring.
Késia Decoté is a Brazilian pianist with a rich and diverse career, as a piano soloist, chamber music instrumentalist, musician in theatre productions, and as a member of Oxford Improvisers. Késia has performed concerts to great acclaim in cities including Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Vitória and São Paulo (Brazil), Aveiro (Portugal), Oxford and London (UK). Having a special affinity for contemporary music, she has premiered works by contemporary Brazilian and British composers. Késia is interested in exploring alternative ways to shape her piano recitals, incorporating concepts from theatre and visual arts. kesiadecote.wordpress.com