Friday 16th September 2016 to
Thursday 29th September 2016
Raga Dawn was a performance at sunrise (6:38AM) by acclaimed vocal performance artist, Caroline Bergvall, with singer Peyee Chen in a unique composition by Gavin Bryars and a site-specific sound design by Sam Grant.
Caroline Bergvall is an artist,
RAGA DAWN is a sunrise vocal performance to be performed outdoors from the last hours of the night until the very early morning. A composition for two voices (spoken and sung) and site-specific sound. A vocal and vibratory sound trajectory to ease into the slow rising of the day. It will conclude in a collective breakfast event, directly following the performance.
The work was co-produced by Metal and Festival de la Batie, Geneva.
Financial support: Ville de Genève, Etat de Genève,
Musical ensemble/Project team
Concept/text/spoken performance: Caroline Bergvall
Vocal Composition: Gavin Bryars
Programmer and Vocal Treatments: Ben Corrigan
Live sound engineer: Sam Grant
Textile Artist and Costume Designer: Solomatine
Artistic Collaborator/Dramaturg: Michele Pralong
Creative Producer: Dea