HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL | Karkowski, Baskak

14. Karkowski: Encumbrance

Geba Vocal Ensemble
[Bikont, Puzyna, Jurkiewicz, Kozieł, Klimczak, Strycharski, Palmer, Beksiak, Ziółkowski]


Thomas Lehn analogue synthesiser

Baskak Delightful Buzz World Premiere
Krzysztof Knittel *Norcet II UK Premiere
Zbigniew Karkowski Encumbrance UK Premiere

In 2009, the Polish/Swedish/Japanese noise maverick Zbigniew Karkowski composed a monumental vocal-electronic piece for the Gęba vocal ensemble, a unique mark within the genre receiving its UK premiere at hcmf// 2017. Sonically related pieces from Polish Radio Experimental Studio’s Krzysztof Knittel and Gęba vocal ensemble’s director, Baskak, will supplement the darkness.

*presented with the permission and license of Polish Radio

Produced by hcmf//