(photo credit: Guillaume Simoneau). Bell Orchestre will be playing with the Copenhagen Philharmonic on February 5, 2015. The evening will feature compositions by Bell Orchestre as arranged by Owen Pallett, and by Pietro Amato and Kaveh Nabatian. A solo performance by Sarah Neufeld with the Philharmonic will also be presented, as well as a performance of Music for Heart and Breath by Richard Reed Parry, and a work in progress presentation of Waves by Bryce Dessner and Richard Reed Parry. The evening will open with a performance by Quiet River of Dust. For more information (in Danish) you can consult the Copenhagen Philharmonic site (click story title).
Kid Koala is back behind the Deltron 3030 turntables and is touring with the band in support of their sophomore release Deltron 3030 Event 2, which came out worldwide in October of 2013. 13 years after Del Tha Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator and Kid Koala first collaborated on the eponymous debut - they're combing through North America and then hitting up Europe.
Composer/Turntablist Kid Koala and Fred Morin, co-founder of famous Montreal restaurant Joe Beef, both discovered their passion for trains. This exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experience is open to eight people per journey, with only 12 journeys in total. Each journey comes complete with drinks and delicious eats. The Lost Train is an amazing opportunity to have these stars of the music and food scene play and cook for you, as though in your own living room. Your body will be fully fed by these masters of their crafts, while your soul might discover the sweet hunger for places and thoughts you have not travelled to before. Luminato Festival: June 10, 11, 12, 2014.
Directed by K.K. Barrett, Featuring Kid Koala and the Afiara Quartet, NUFONIA MUST FALL LIVE is a graphic novel animated in real time with a live soundtrack. Premiering at the Luminato Festival in Toronto, Canada, on June 7, 8 and 9, the show is also being premiered at the Eric Harvie Theatre in Banff, Canada on May 31.
Kid Koala and Hololabs collaborate to present an installation as part of the McLaren Wall-to-Wall initiative of the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal, celebrating the 100th birthday of Norman McLaren. Located outside Théâtre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts, Montréal from April 11- June 1, 2014.