George Lewis

Concerts from the Library of Congress

Listen: George Lewis, Washing Machines and Ensemble Dal Niente

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Members of Ensemble Dal Niente give the world premiere of George Lewis's "The Mangle of Practice" in this archival performance from the Library of Congress.  


New Sounds Live

New Sounds Live: Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Face the Music

Tuesday, January 08, 2013


On Saturday, January 26, 2013, New Sounds Live and the Ecstatic Music Festival present multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, bandleader and composer Carla Kihlstedt together with the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), for the premiere of Kihlstedt's new ICElab commission, At Night We Walk in Circles and Are Consumed by Fire. Written for nine members of ICE plus Kihlstedt, the song cycle is based on dreams and their mirror on waking lives.  Also on the bill are Kihlstedt's band, Causing a Tiger, and teen alt-classical ensemble Face the Music, who will join ICE in performing the legendary composer George Lewis's Artificial Life 2007.

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Studio 360

Robots, Fembots, Ribbons

Saturday, August 21, 2004

Kurt Andersen talks with Rodney Brooks, Director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, about the culture of robots.


Studio 360

Robot, Fembot, Old Timey

Saturday, January 18, 2003

Kurt Andersen and scientist Rodney Brooks look at how metal men are jumping from pop culture into real life.