Bienen Ensembles

An Evening of Electroacoustic Music

Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

The program includes a variety of electronic pieces for up to eight speakers, including Kasia Glowicka’s I Thought It Was a Dream But When I Woke, I Couldn’t Walk, a piece inspired by Afghan women writers’ poems; Olive Haugh’s Remakings, an exploration of the human voice; Yvette Jackson’s Swan, a three-part radio opera that “opens aboard the tall ship Swan transporting Africans along the Middle Passage to the Americas and gradually morphs into a spacecraft in search of freedom”; Ji Youn Kang’s Enfolding Plane III—Punky Pulse Pool; and an eight-channel work by Chris Mercer. 

Tickets are not required for this event.

Free Event

Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.