CUEE WITH GUEST ARTIST LILJA MARÍA ÁSMUNDSDÓTTIR
City University Experimental Ensemble (CUEE) return to IKLECTIK following capacity audience events in 2017 and 2018. This 24-piece outfit are delighted to be presenting the world premiere of a newly commissioned multi-disciplinary work by Icelandic composer and City graduate Lilja María Ásmundsdóttir, who will join the ensemble on the night. CUEE will also premiere a brand-new collaboration with City’s Field Recording Ensemble, present various approaches to large group free improvisation and interpretations of graphic notation.
CUEE are a wide-ranging, free-wheeling large ensemble of young improvisers and experimental musicians, led by Tullis Rennie. They have previously collaborated with guest artists Cath Roberts and Sam Andreae for prior headline sets at IKLECTIK. The group have also worked with composer Michael Finnissy for an event marking his 70th birthday, and performed the work of Pauline Oliveros with Seth Cluett.
Lilja Maria Asmundsdottir
Lilja Maria Asmundsdottir, (MA, Composition), has created a string instrument called the Hulda, which produces both sound and light when played. The design of the instrument is based on human anatomy, focusing on the senses of hearing and seeing. The lower part of the frame is based on parts of the inner ear and the upper part of the frame is based on muscles in the eye. MORE ON OUR WEBSITE