Plutopia FutureMusic Summit 2012

My good friend Maggie Duval at Plutopia Productions has just announced plans for the 2012 FutureMusic Summit, a three-day “sense” event that promises “full-blown world-class concerts, symposia, interactive displays and demonstrations and workshops”. Headlining the event is Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky (The Book of Ice), who will be performing with Belgium’s Telos Ensemble.

This immersive three-day gathering happens at the beautiful Round Top Festival Institute in Round Top, Texas from Friday, May 11, 2012 at 5:00 PM until Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 12:00 PM. A full schedule of concerts and events can be found at the FutureMusic website.

The event will combine full-blown concerts in the Institute’s world famous 1,100 seat Festival Concert Hall, as well as smaller performances, interactive displays and demonstrations on the Plaza and symposia and workshops across the Institute’s 200-acre campus.

The content will embrace new movements in music, the convergence of technologies and experimental music making and performance, the relationship between machine, music, and physicality, augmented instruments, the emerging DIY trend and new creative techniques, transmedia performances, future business models and much more.

The star of Plutopia 2010, (DJ Spooky) with the Telos Ensemble, will perform a breathtaking program of ground-breaking remixes, to include his Arctic Rhythms, Steve Reich’s City Life, J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, and Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.

DJ Spooky

DJ Spooky

photo by Scott Beale