ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Elaine Chew, who doubles as a PhD candidate in operations research and an affiliated artist with the music and theater arts section, will perform a concert at Jordan Hall (30 Gainsborough St., Boston) on Friday, May 12 at 8pm. Sponsored by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, Ms. Chew will share the bill with husband-wife bassoon-piano team Duo Asiatica. Ms. Chew's program will include Twelve Variations on 'Happy Birthday' by Ivan Tcherepnin (1975); the Boston premiere of Ba Ban by Chen Yi (1999); Impressions of Paintings by Higashiyama Kaii composed by Wang Lisan (1979) and Three Chinese Songs from Doubles III by Professor Peter Child (1999). Tickets cost $20 ($10 for students and seniors) and are available at the Jordan Hall box office, 536-2412.
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Professor Barry Vercoe of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences took part in a recent symposium on electronic music at Harvard University. Titled "Digital Polyphony," the day-long event featured new works, talks and a panel discussion by members of Boston's electronic music scene.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 10, 2000.