The Gathering – A piece for actor/speaker, soundtrack and participants present composed for the official opening of the Institute for Music, Research and Innovation – Africa Open, will premiere on 9 October in Stellenbosch.
Inclusion of works by Wicomb (Solecism, Pool, Automation) at the new music event Locality 1 presented/performed by Timepoint Ensemble, September 30 in Calgary, Canada.
The word premiere of Wicomb’s piece ‘Now for Triads’ for robot toy piano (invented by Ranjit Bhatnagar) and soundtrack will be performed on 22 July at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Abrons Art Centre.
View a video recording of the piece – here
The premiere of Wicomb’s electroacoustic piece ‘An Aesthetics of Rat bites’ will take place the 19th of June at the Bowed Electrons festival, University of Cape Town.
A world premiere of Wicomb’s piano piece Quaver Left by Michael Blake as part of his lecture-recitals at the Woordfees.
The 4th Purpur Festival included the premieres of Wicomb’s Now for Triads for absent robot toy piano and the piece Sue-Uhm Kwee performed by the Stockholm Saxophone Quartet.
Performance of Wicomb’s soundtrack Cue Music in collaboration with dance company Prematuur’s Loop at the Baxter Dance Festival.