At the 2016 International Computer Music Conference at the HKU in Utrecht, Netherlands, Richard Dudas and Pete Furniss presented their paper “Towards an Aesthetic of Instrumental Plausibility for Mixed Electronic Music” in the context of a demo session.
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Prelude No. 1 for Violin premiered in Lyon
On November 20, 2015, the violin version of Prelude 1 was premiered by violinist Pedro Gonzales Fernandez at the CNSMD de Lyon. The concert was part of the “Passerelles” project: a series of concerts sponsored by GRAME and the CNSMD to celebrate the “Année France-Corée 2015-2016”.
2015 MANCA Festival
On Nov. 19, 2015, two of Richard Dudas’ electroacoustic works – Prelude No. 1 and No. 2 for clarinet and computer – were performed at the MANCA Festival in Nice, France, on a series of concerts with student performers from the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional de Nice. The first was performed by clarinetist Romane Picheral, and the second by clarinetist Beatriz Polanco Ferrero. The electroacoustic diffusion for both pieces was performed by Sheng Yang.
In addition to being on the organizing committee as the Paper Chair for the 2015 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) held at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX, USA, Richard Dudas also presented a long paper at the conference, titled “Another Take on Renovating Dated Technology for Concert Performance.”
Prelude No. 2 at the 2015 Taiwan Sonic Arts Festival
On Feb 28, 2015 clarinetist I-chun Chen performed an updated version of Prelude No. 2 at the 2015 Taiwan Sonic Arts Festival at the Dream Land Concert Hall in Tainan, Taiwan, as part of a festival co-organized with the Japanese Society for Sonic Arts (JSSA).
Rah Sewon Viola Recital
On December 12, 2014, violist Rah Sewon premiered the viola version of Prelude No. 1 on a solo recital at Ilshin Hall in Seoul.
Moments Musicaux at the Jinju Music Festival
On October 11, 2014, pianist So-Won Hwang performed Richard Dudas’ Moments Musicaux in a version for amplified piano on a concert as part of the Jinju Music Festival in Jinju, South Korea. The performance was part of a concert featuring pieces for piano, percussion and technology.
Richard Dudas’ participation in the 2014 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) in Athens, Greece included both a musical work and a scholarly paper. On Sept 17, 2014, percussionist Patti Cudd performed Prelude for Percussion and Computer at the conference’s late night concert venue – the National Bank of Greece’s Old Bourse building. The following day, Dudas and clarinettist Pete Furniss presented their co-authored paper, “Transcription, Adaptation and Maintenance in Live Electronic Performance with Acoustic Instruments,” at the conference’s afternoon poster session.
Swirly Music Publications
Richard Dudas’ music is now being published by Swirly Music. A handful of scores, including Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Variations for Clarinet Solo, and Fantasia on Lyun Joon Kim’s Elegy are now available for purchase via the Swirly Music website. In 2015, more are due to be added.
Prelude No.1 at the Dialogues Festival in Edinburgh
On April 18, 2014 clarinetist Pete Furniss performed Richard Dudas’ Prelude No. 1 in a new, updated version for clarinet and computer at the 2014 Dialogues Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. The concert is part of the festival’s Late Lab concert series taking places at the Informatics Forum and also includes performances by Jean-François Laporte and Jess Aslan.