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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Mind on Fire



Mind on Fire performing at Le Mondo performance venue this Saturday, December 9

On Saturday, December 9th, we’re bringing you MIND ON FIRE - this evening of rapture, grief, walls of sound, and sexy voices (ooo!) will feature experimental chamber orchestra works paired with performance art interludes.


𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗗 𝗢𝗡 𝗙𝗜𝗥𝗘 𝗮𝘁 𝗹𝗲 𝗺𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗼

Saturday, Dec 9

Doors: 7PM | Show: 8PM

$15 - 30




Mind on Fire is an experimental, new music ensemble based here in Baltimore. With a focus on new or underproduced works by living composers, their performances take place across an array of venues in the region and often incorporate multidisciplinary performers into dialogue with them. At Le Mondo, they will be performing works from composers Sky Macklay, Tariq Ravelomanana (Infinity Knives), and Alex Vaughan, interspersed with performance pieces from The Arm (music), LaTeisha Melvin (dance), and Rohan Pathare (performance).



 

Mind on Fire experimental music ensemble playing at Le Mondo in Baltimore

FEATURED WORKS


Alex Vaughan

Manna

Music of multiphonics, shouts, glass bottles, speed, mania, and celebration for sacred food.


Tariq Ravelomanana

Infinity Knives

A nocturne of three Infinity Knives tracks, scored for chamber ensemble - nostalgia, sadness, and cool jams.


Sky Macklay

It has come to my attention that I have a sexy voice.

Come hear it.



ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES FROM



The Arm music trio performing at Le Mondo Baltimore

The Arm

A Twin Peaks tinged, electro-acoustic trio making loud and beautiful sounds at the intersection of ritual chant and electric feedback.



LaTeisha Melvin performing a dance piece at Le Mondo Baltimore

LaTeisha Melvin

An award-winning dancer and educator moving in concert with our chamber ensemble and ecstatically with herself.



Rohan Pathare performing at Le Mondo Baltimore


Rohan Pathare

A digital artist of immense creativity placing his ghostly image inside old family videos, reacting to his movements in real time.



 


Mind on Fire performing new music at Le Mondo Baltimore

ABOUT MIND ON FIRE

Mind On Fire is a musical arts organization, collaboratively presenting contemporary music in Baltimore and beyond.


Founded in 2016, Mind on Fire is the result of countless late night discussions about the future of classical music, and whether it is a tradition that must be preserved. It is also the result of discussions about the future of classical musicians--although they study a type of historical performance, these musicians are contemporary artists of the time, finding their inspiration from the events happening around them.


The ultimate result--Mind on Fire--is a cooperative of highly trained musicians whose goal is to eliminate barriers--the barriers between audience and musician, between classically-trained musicians and artists from every discipline, and the barrier between any music lover and the tools needed to make the music of their dreams.




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