Lori Goldson with Josephine Foster presented by Audio Osmosis
Audio Osmosis first show in the cozy Round Room at Centennial United Church
Thu. June 15th
Round Room at Centennial United Church (All Ages)
7:00pm - 9:00pm Doors at: 6:00pm
$25 ADV $30 DOOR
presents our first show in the cozy Round Room at Centennial United Church generously provided by Swing Low Instruments.
This show features
Lori Goldston (Nirvana, EARTH) and special guest Josephine Foster
Read more about the artists below.
Lori Goldston is a cellist and composer from Seattle. Her work moves
easily and across borders, building on a restless curiosity and a long
history of collaborations with bands, orchestras, composers, film makers
and choreographers, including Earth, Nirvana, the BBC Scottish Symphony,
Mirah, Maya Dunietz, Jherek Bischoff, Tara Jane O'Neil, Jessika Kenney,
Eyvind Kang, Ilan Volkov, Vanessa Renwick, David Byrne, Terry Riley,
Lonnie Holley, Stuart Dempster, Torben Ulrich, Shelley Hirsch, Ghedalia
Tezartes, Senga Nengudi, Ellen Fullman, Lynn Shelton, Natacha Atlas, Jim
Fletcher, Matana Roberts, Christian Rizzo, Marisa Anderson, and many,
many others. Her voice as a cellist draws connections between far-flung
idioms, and explores timbral thresholds of her instrument.
She has released recordings on Sub Rosa, Woodland Fauna, Marginal
Frequency, Yo Yo, K Records, Second Editions, Sub Pop, Mississippi
Records, Eiderdown, Substrata, SofaBurn, Ed Banger, PIAPTK, SofaBurn,
Broken Clover, and No Sun.
She has performed her work at venues and festivals throughout the US,
Mexico, Canada, Australia and Europe, including the Kennedy Center,
Joe’s Pub, Cineteca Nacional de Mexico, Henry Art Gallery, Frye Art
Museum, PS21, Tectonics, Le Guess Who?, On the Boards, Bumbershoot, TBA,
What the Heck Fest, Chicago Humanities Festival, River to River, Sydney
Festival, and for Paris Fashion Week.
A “Vibrating Voice to Shake the Soul”-NPR
Josephine Foster is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and
composer whose “music plays games with our ideas of time and space” says
The Guardian. The Nashville Scene describes her work a”fusion of art
song and American folk music” and there she walks a musical high wire.
Byron Coley calls her “one of this generation’s great original voices”,
and she is “known to breathe new life into archaic forms, embodying the
cultural archaeology of Harry Smith’s old weird America, and has lent
her characteristic warbling mezzo-soprano and interpretive wit to over
two decades of recordings.” Blank Forms
Since abandoning the operatic studies of her youth Josephine has
released some twenty albums, song cycles drawn from her own singular
songbook, performed solo or leading various ensembles, occasionally
under band guises: Mendrugo, the Supposed, Born Heller. Peripheral but
not insignificant are her unorthodox arrangements of 19th century German
Lieder, the folkloric collection of Lorca, or her musical settings of
Dickinson and other poets. Foster is a poet herself, as well as visual
She has collaborated on stage or in recording with Michael Hurley, The
Cherry Blossoms, Victor Herrero Band, Keiji Heino, Gyða Valtýsdóttir,
Sonny Simmons, Brian Goodman, Paz Lenchantin, Jason Ajemian, The Master
Musicians of Joujouka, Daniel Blumberg, Shahzad Ismaily, Heather Trost,
Chris Scruggs, Lorena Alvarez, Moon Bros, Alex Neilson, Ed Askew, Susan
Alcorn, Michael Zerang, Eric Chenaux, Louis Landes Levi, David Pajo,
Alasdair Roberts, Victoria Williams, Hamza el Fasiki, Ailbhe Nic
Oireachtaigh, Les Fils du Détroit, and Kath Bloom.
Tickets (only 30 available)
Round Room at Centennial United Church