Famous producer, DJ and rapper Flying Lotus takes the stage in a new and fun way. According to a report by BrooklynVeganthe multi-talented producer has announced orchestral performances with Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and the Wordless Music Orchestra.
The producer is best known for his involvement in the dance, electronic and rock genres, which has brought him to the upcoming 2022 edition. Movement Electronic Music Festival. However, that didn’t stop him from expanding his creativity into different genres. He also worked with rappers and singers, including the late MF Doom, Denzel Curry and Thundercat bassist.
Flying Lotus’ orchestral performances are part of the 2022 edition of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave festival. The festival features opera, dance, music, theater and art installations. The festival supports emerging artists who are looking for a space to express their creative skills and ideas. As part of the two evenings with Flying Lotus, Ferguson, who is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, DJ and bandleader, will perform with the producer on October 6. Wordless Music Orchestra, which blends sounds of indie rock and electronic music with classical and contemporary instrumental music, will perform on October 7. In August, he will premiere the Orchestral Performance at the Hollywood Bowl Concert Hall with Hiatus Kaiyote, the Australian jazz and funk band, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Also in August, he will present the show at Rady Shell in San Diego’s Jacobs Park where he will be accompanied by Hiatus Kaiyote and the San Diego Orchestra.
The Next Wave festival will also showcase other artistic expressions, including films, adaptations and more. The complete program and other information is available on the Brooklyn Academy of Music website.
Next Wave 2022 Festival Dates
Sep 28-Oct 01–300 el x 50 el x 30 el–FC Bergman
Oct 05-Oct 08–Open for All–Constanza Marcas, Dorky Park
06 Oct-07 Oct–Flying Lotus
Oct. 12-Oct. 15–Everything goes up–Jennifer Koh, Davóne Tines, Ken Ueno
Oct. 13-Oct. 15–Crowd–Giséle Vienne
Oct. 20-Oct. 29–A Little Life–Ivo van Hove, Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, Hanya Yanagihara
Oct. 27-Nov. 05–Hamlet–Thomas Ostermeier, Schaubühne Berlin
01.11.-05.11.–Boarding: Stories from the ground–SBB company // Stefanie Batten Bland
Nov 07-Nov 11–Transversal orientation–Dimitris Papaioannou
08 Nov-09 Nov–Encantado–Lia Rodrigues
Nov 18- Nov 19 – Trojan Women – National Changgeuk Company of Korea/Ong Keng Sen
Dec 01-Dec 3–LOVETRAIN2020–Emanuel Gat
Nov. 29-Dec. 22–NOWISWHENWEARE (the stars)–Andrew Schneider
Photo credit: Richard Saethang