The Cello of Mr. O

The Cello of Mr. OThe Cello of Mr. O is set in a city under siege, in an undefined place and time. A small girl tells us about her life: danger surrounds her and food, water and electricity are in short supply. Amidst this hardship, Grumpy Mr. O. plays his cello in her apartment building.  When a supply truck is hit by a rocket and Mr. O. heads to the square to play his cello, the girl learns about courage and the power of music to heal and comfort us, even feed us.

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EHRESsuddenlyLISTEN presents EHRES (Extreme High Risk Entertainment System) – Pauline Oliveros, John DS Adams, Ione, and Norman Adams: a quartet of performers employing a groundbreaking system of acoustic and electronic interconnections for live performance.

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Crofts Adams PearseThe Crofts/Adams/Pearse Trio is one of Atlantic Canada’s most creative free music ensembles. They have been presented numerous times on the suddenlyLISTEN Series, at the Festival des Musiques de Création Jonquière, The Halifax Jazz Festival and Re:Flux Festival.

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Saint Petersburg is a new project by Norman Adams and Tim Crofts. Saint Petersburg explores classical music through the eyes and ears of an improviser, making music that is both familiar and fresh: Music of the present fused to the music of the great composers of the past.

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