Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lori Goldston

Studio 36 is proud to present an evening with an extraordinary musician—cellist Lori Goldston—on Saturday May 16 at 7:00 pm. The intimate loft setting of the studio should provide an ideal showcase for a solo concert by this powerful and internationally recognized artist. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.

Doors will open at 6:30, performance at 7:00 pm. Admission by $10 donation. Please be advised that seating will be limited.

Classically trained and rigorously de-trained, possessor of a restless, semi-feral spirit, Lori Goldston is a cellist, composer, improvisor, producer, writer and teacher based in Seattle. A deep, untidy beauty propels her voice as a cellist which is —amplified or acoustic— full, textured, committed and original. A perpetual inquirer, she wanders recklessly across borders that separate genre, discipline, time and geography, performing in clubs, cafes, galleries, arenas, concert halls, sheds, ceremonies, barbecues, and stadiums; she toured with Nirvana and appeared with them in “Unplugged in New York”.

Current and former collaborators, co-conspirators and bosses include Earth, Mirah, Jessika Kenney, David Byrne, Nirvana, Jherek Bischoff, Malcom Goldstein, Matana Roberts, Cat Power, Ellen Fullman, Kimya Dawson, John Doe, Embryo, the Wedding Present, Laura Veirs, Secret Chiefs 3, Portland Cello Project, Angelo Spencer et les Hauts Sommets, Marisa Anderson, Your Heart Breaks, Trey Gunn and Pat Mastelotto, Ô Paon, Tara Jane O'Neil, Natacha Atlas, LeRoy Bell, Ed Pias, Byron Au Young, Christian Rizzo, Threnody Ensemble, Cynthia Hopkins, 33 Fainting Spells, Vanessa Renwick and Lynn Shelton. She is co-founder of the Black Cat Orchestra, and has toured the U.S. and Europe with Earth, and collaborated with them on two LPs, Angels of Darkness Demons of Light, Parts 1 & 2.

Her work has been commissioned by and/or performed at the Kennedy Center, Portland’s Time Based Art Festival, WNYC, Northwest Film Forum, On the Boards, Frye Art Museum, Seattle International Film Festival, Bumbershoot, Crossing Border Festival, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, Joe's Pub, the Stone, Wayward Music Series, Oregon State University, University of Chicago Film Studies Center, One Reel Film Festival and throughout the U.S. and Europe. She has received awards from Meet the Composer, Artist Trust, 4 Culture and Seattle Arts Commission, and has taught at the University of Washington, EMP, Idyllwild Arts Academy, the Vera Project and the Bush School.