Works

Allongé

Dance performance with live music (2020)

October 31, November 1-3, 2020, Studio 14, Uferstudios, Berlin, Germany

with Julian Weber (choreography & dance), Shade Théret, György Jellinek (dance), Annegret Schalke (light)

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Photos by Julian Weber


Cyclus Cygnus

Live performance with 12 swans and 5 musicians (2020)
2 voices, flute, clarinet, harp, electronics, and 12 sounding electric swans

August 29, 2020, Strandbad Rahmer See, Berlin
Installation version: September 11 – 20, 2020, Festival of Lights,
Piano-See, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

Composed with Cherilyn MacNeil for the Electric Swan Ensemble

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Photos by Florian Giefer


Forgot to Remember – Remember to Forget

Performance for dance and loudspeaker orchestra (2019)

September 28, 2019, KONTAKTE ’19 – Biennial for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

with Ruben Reniers (choreography & dance) and the Berliner Lautsprecher Orchester

Commissioned by the Studio for Electroacoustic Music of the Akademie der Künste for the Festival KONTAKTE ’19 in collaboration with Klangzeitort

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Photos by Carlos Collado


Take It Like a Man

Electronic and choral music for theater performance (2019)

A production by The Agency with music by Evelyn Saylor and Nile Koetting

Premiere: October 17 & 18, 2019, Ergo Ipsum, Düsseldorf, Germany – with soloists from the Münchner Knabenchor

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Photos by Dirk Rose


Oskar Remixed

Electronic score for short film (2018), film by the Bauhaus Agenten, Philine Sollmann, Ruben Reniers, & Marco Baass

Premiere: January 16-24, 2019, 100 Jahre Bauhaus Exhibition, Akademie der Künste (Hanseatenweg), Berlin, Germany

September 11-15, 2019, Festival Bühne TOTAL, Bauhaus Museum Dessau, Germany

Commissioned by Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau

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Stills from the film “Oskar Remixed”


Synchromy No. 2

Electronic score for short film (2018), film by Mary Ellen Bute & Theodore Nemeth (1936)

December 6, 2018, Heroines of Sound Festival, HAU 2, Berlin, Germany

Commissioned by the Heroines of Sound Festival

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Stills from the film “Synchromy No. 2”


Change Patterns No. 2

by Evelyn Saylor and Rebecca Lane

for two a cappella voices (2018)

November 7, 2018, Beate Uwe, Berlin, Germany – Evelyn Saylor and Rebecca Lane, voice

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Excerpts from the score for “Change Patterns No. 2”


I Am Because You Were

Electronic score for short film (2018), film by Pierre-Yves Dalka (director, fashion design) and Duduzile Voigts (dance)

October 19, 2018, Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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Stills from the film “I Am Because You Were”


Change Patterns No. 1

by Evelyn Saylor and Rebecca Lane

for two a cappella voices (2018)

June 24, 2018, Kunstpunkt, Berlin, Germany, curated by A Trans – Rebecca Lane and Evelyn Saylor, voice


Displacement

Modern dance and theater performance (2018)

Premiere: June 7, 8, & 9, 2018, Dock11, Berlin, Germany

May 16, 17, & 18 2019, Dock11, Berlin, Germany

with Ruben Reniers (choreography & dance), Ana Dordevic | Nora Vladiguerova (dance), Barbara Steinitz (stage design), Nicole Kohlmann (dramaturgy)

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photos by Carlos Collado


Flatland

Live electronic score for modern dance (2018)

March 30, 2018, Musikbrauerei, Berlin, Germany – Evelyn Saylor, live music, Ruben Reniers, choreographer, Ana Dordevic, dance


SimulacrumX (Part II)

Modern dance and theater performance (2016)

Premiere: September 28, 29, & 30, 2016, Dock 11, Berlin, Germany – Evelyn Saylor, music and performance, Ruben Reniers, choreographer, Rebecca Jefferson, dance, Paula Dobrowski, text and performance

June 23, 24, & 25, 2017, Dock 11, Berlin, Germany – Evelyn Saylor, music and performance, Ruben Reniers, choreographer, Rebecca Jefferson, dance, Sara Tamburini, performance

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Photos by Daniel Nartschick


Gone to Ground

Site-specific playable composition for sonic biking (2016)

July 16, 2016, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany

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Prelude and Impromptu

4-channel fixed media piece for Fairlight and field recordings (2016)

Premiere: May 29, 2016, Crescendo Festival 2016, Foyer, Konzertsaal der UdK Berlin, Berlin, Germany

July 17, 2016, Studiosaal, Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, Germany

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Photo by Kaffe Matthews


Seams and Threads

Context-based composition on Sacred Harp singing for fixed media (2015/16)

February 12, 2016, Wave field synthesis Hall, Technical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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schrittweise

Electronic score for modern dance by Evelyn Saylor, Paul Lansky and Ruben Reniers (2015/16)

February 4, 6, & 7, 2016, DOCK 11, Berlin, Germany – Ruben Reniers, choreographer, Barbara Steinitz, puppetry and performance, Annapaola Leso, dance

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Photos by Philine Sollmann


Pulses Round

Fixed media piece for AKS Synthesizer and Loudspeaker Orchestra (2015)

December 6, 2015, Studiosaal, Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, Germany – performed on the Berliner Lautsprecher Orchester

Multiple performances in live solo sets with audiovisual performance

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New Prospect

Fixed media piece for Loudspeaker Orchestra (2015)

December 6, 2015, Studiosaal, Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, Germany – performed on the Berliner Lautsprecher Orchester

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Perspectives

Fixed media piece for Loudspeaker Orchestra (2015)

September 25, 2015, KONTAKTE’15 – Biennial for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany – performed on the Berliner Lautsprecher Orchester


Sounds For A While

Music theater performance (2014/2015)

June 25, 27-30, and July 2, 2015, Tischlerei, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin, Germany – Evelyn Saylor, Vera Buhß, Laura Aragoneses, Weiju Shen, Giacomo Gianetta, Ilya Selikhov, Matteo Spanò, Lucie Vítková, composers and performers, Hans Peter Kuhn, Director


Observations: Glass on Strings

Four-channel fixed media and amplified piano (2014/15)

Premiere: February 8, 2015, Studiosaal, Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik, Berlin, Germany

Adaptation for Wave field synthesis: March 14, 2015, Kühlhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany


SimulacrumX

Electronic score for modern dance (2014)

with Ruben Reniers, choreography and dance

Premiere: September 26, 2014, Solo/Duo Festival, Barnes Crossing, Cologne, Germany
January 17, 2015, Solo/Duo Festival, MOHA, Budapest, Hungary
June 9, 2015, Gdansk Dance Festival, Club Zak, Gdansk, Poland
July 3-5, 2015, Dock11, Berlin, Germany
September 16, 2015, Teatro Erba, Torino, Italy
February 4, 6, & 7, 2016, Dock11, Berlin, Germany
January 27, 2018, Solocoreografico Festival, Gallus Theater, Frankfurt, Germany

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Photos by Virginia Chiodi Latini


By A Thread

Composition for piano, percussion, and synthesizer by Evelyn Saylor, Edoardo Calgari, and Diana Restrepo (2014)

Released on the album “Gravity – Sound Studies 8. Jahrgang” (2015) – Evelyn Saylor, piano, Edoardo Calgari, synthesizer, Diana Restrepo, percussion


Reckless Poem

Composition for soprano, violin, and piano (2014)

May 3, 2014, Trinity Lutheran Church, New York City – Amanda Gregory, soprano, and the Orfeo Duo (Vita Wallace, violin, Ishmael Wallace, piano)

Commissioned by the Orfeo Duo


Character Pieces

Composition for cello and piano (2013)

Premiere: April 30, May 8, & May 18, 2013, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA – Audrey Dunne, cello, Evelyn Saylor, piano

January 8, 2017, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City – Laura Melnicoff, cello, Evelyn Saylor, piano


Exuberance

Composition for bass-baritone and piano (2013)

April 30 & May 7, 2013, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA – Adrien Redford, bass-baritone, Hannah Hudson, piano


Song for Woodwinds and Strings

Composition for flute, clarinet, violin, and two cellos (2012)

December 13, 2012, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA – Kimi Beck, flute, Shannon Burns, clarinet, Albert Chang, violin, Audrey Dunne, cello, Allison Sherris, cello


Tech Tonic Plates

Composition for Electronics (2012)

September 27, 2012, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Made possible by the Summer Experience in the Arts Award from the Mellon Foundation’s Elemental Arts Initiative

Installed as audiovisual installation by Mari Matsutoya & Evelyn Saylor, June 27-29, 2014, in Gallery Dzialdov, Berlin, Germany


Stirrings

Electronic score for modern dance (2012)

May 3, 2012, Pendleton Dance Studio, Pomona College – Ava Untermeyer, choreographer


The Bells

Composition for Electronics, alternate version for pitched percussion (8 players) (2012)

June 3, 2014, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, The Playhouse, Abrons Arts Center, New York City


Diabolical Cathedral

8-channel Composition for Electronics (2011)

May 10, 2011, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA


Klang Fabrik

Composition for Electronics (2010)

December 13, 2010, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA


This Land Is Your Land

Composition for Balinese Gamelan Ensemble (2010)


Scenes of Paris: Gray and Brilliant

Composition for cello, piano, and French horn (2009)

December 14, 2009, Lyman Hall, Pomona College, Claremont, CA – Leah Loversky, cello, Laura Collins, horn, Tracy Zhao, piano


Prayer for My Heart

Anthem for SA chorus and organ (2006)

Premiere: October 22, 2006, Church of the Heavenly Rest, New York City – the Choristers of the Church of the Heavenly Rest, Mollie Nichols, conductor, Steven Lawson, organ

2007, Harvard Memorial Church – Harvard University Choir, Harry Huff, organist and

2008, Trinity Church Wall Street – massed children’s choirs for telecast


Sister Pact

Modern dance with original electronic dance score (2006)

June 2007, Dance Theater Workshop, New York City – Evelyn Saylor, composer, choreography & dance, Elizabeth Saylor, Meredith Saylor, Lydia Saylor, dance