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Lisa Mezzacappa's Glourious Ravage @ Brava Theater, SF CA

Brava Theater- 2781 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

An evening-length song cycle for 15 musicians with new film, video and animation by ALFONSO ALVAREZ, JANIS CRYSTAL LIPZIN, KATHLEEN QUILLIAN & KONRAD STEINER

Thursday October 1 & Friday October 2, 2015

Bassist and composer Lisa Mezzacappa, “one of the most imaginative figures on the Bay Area creative jazz scene” (San Jose Mercury News), presents the world premiere of her expansive new work Glorious Ravage, a multi-media song cycle for a large ensemble of virtuoso California improvisers with new films by four Bay Area experimental film and video artists. Glorious Ravage is inspired by the adventures and writings of Victorian lady explorers, who trekked to the wildest parts of the earth, to escape, to discover, and to lose themselves.

Fay Victor,voice Dina Maccabee, viola
Nicole Mitchell, flute
Vinny Golia, winds
Cory Wright, clarinet and saxophone
Kyle Bruckmann, oboes
Darren Johnston, trumpet
Michael Dessen, trombone
Myra Melford, piano
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Mark Dresser, bass
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Jordan Glenn, drums
Kjell Nordeson, vibraphone & percussion
Tim Perkis, live electronics

Co-produced by Lisa Mezzacappa and Brava! For Women and the Arts. Sf Cinematheque is a presenting partner. Supported by the MAP Fund, Zellerbach Family Foundation, the de Young Museum and Headlands Center for the Arts. Switchboard Music, Other Minds, the Center for New Music, the SF Electronic Music Festival and Rova:Arts are promotional partners.

$20 General Admission / $15 students