Current and Upcoming

The Makeup and Mockup of a Musical Process

May 29, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4, rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris
7 pm pre-concert lecture by Zosha Di Castri
8 pm concert of chamber music by Zosha Di Castri, with Ensemble Cairn



Patina (2016), for solo violin

Quartet No.1 (2016), for string quartet

Sprung Testament (2018), in three movements, for violin and piano

The Contours of Absence (2018), for double string quartet


Zosha di Castri

Zosha Di Castri

Canada / United States Columbia University

Zosha Di Castri is a Canadian composer/ pianist/sound artist living in New York. She is currently the Francis Goelet Assistant Professor of Music at Columbia University. Her work (which has been per- formed in Canada, the US, South America, Asia, and Europe) extends beyond purely concert music including projects with elec- tronics, installations, and collaborations with video and dance. She has worked with such ensembles as the San Francisco Symphony, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the L.A. Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, ICE, Wet Ink, Ekmeles, the NEM, and Talea Ensemble among others.

This lecture is part of the "Wednesdays at the Institute" lecture series organized by the Institute for Ideas and Imagination.


Fritz Reiner for Center Contemporary Music; Columbia Global Centers | Paris; Department of Music, Columbia University; Columbia University Club of France; and Columbia Undergraduate Programs in Paris

This performance has been made possible through the New Music Fund, a program of FACE Foundation, with generous funding from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, Florence Gould Foundation, Fondation CHANEL, French Ministry of Culture, Institut français-Paris, and SACEM (Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique).