WILD UP: Julius Eastman / Seth Parker Woods
A release party for Wild Up’s Julius Eastman Vol. 4: The Holy Presence, featuring Wild Up’s cellist and Eastman scholar Seth Parker Woods playing his new version of the title piece for cello and electronics. The concert will be followed by a conversation about Eastman’s work and influence.
Julius Eastman Vol. 4 The Holy Presence (out on New Amsterdam Records in June 2024) brings three Eastman scholars and icons of new music together in relationship to one another. Eastman Vol. 4 comprises massive solos from bass baritone Davóne Tines, pianist richard valitutto, and cellist Seth Parker Woods performing Eastman’s seminal works Prelude to The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc, The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc, Piano 2, Our Father.