UPCOMING EVENTS

2023

05.17.23 Roulette, NYC Laetitia Sonami + Zeena Parkins

02.04.23 Mills College, Oakland – Laetitia Sonami with guests Paul DeMarinis, SUE-C and James Fei

2022

10.28.22 & 11.18.22 CNMAT, Berkeley. Colloquium, Workshop & Concert (6pm on the 18th)

06.22.22 NYCEMF, Loreto Theatre – A musical tribute to Joel Chadabe – “Migrations” (fixed media)

06.18.22 Wave Farm -WGXC- -4-6pm Performance with Anastasia Clarke

05.19.22 Performance with Alfonso Alvarez (film) @ The Lab-SF, as part of Gravity Spells II curated by John Davis

05.1-5.22 Human Resources Installation & Performance with Jacqueline Kiyomi Gork, in LA.

04.21-24.22 Music in the Fault Zone Festival, Oakland -Performance of Persistent Light with Zeena Parkins, harp and electronics, as well as numerous performances (details to follow).

03.24.22 Shapeshifters Cinema-Oakland, 7pm Performance with Jake Parker Scott and others.

03.20.22 Adobe Books-SF, 7pm. Performance with JMP, Halcyon, Harp Kumari – $5-$10

03.14.22, 8pm. CNMAT Solo performances (Song of Tsar), and collaboration with Viola Yip (Pineapple on a Lonely Island v.2)

03.13.22 Sound Surfacing – Performance with Chris Brown as part of Johanna Poethig installation: Hideouts, Escape Hatches and a Submarine @ 4pm Mercury Gallery, Oakland

2021

12.18.21 Sally Decker, Madalyn Merkey & Sonami @ Martial Arts, Oakland 8pm (in person)

12.14.21 Unstumm AR streaming performance with Claudia Schmitz, Nicola L. Hein and Sue-C

12.05.21 James Fei, John Bischoff, Laetitia Sonami improv. for Double Infinity (Phill Niblocks’ birthday streaming celebration (last piece of second part at 10:45)

10.28.21-11.10.21 Song of Tsar (premiere) Vancouver New Music Electric Fields Festival

07.14.21 Collaboration with Viola Yip Pineapple on a Lonely Island, Part of Issue Project Room Distant Pairs Series (Live Streaming)

2020

09.12.20 The Sound of You (premiere) @ Ars Electronica Kepler Garden, with live video by SUE-C (Live Streaming)

07.18.20 Experimental Sound Studio live streaming of Persistent Light of a Lenticular Memory. A new collaboration between Zeena Parkins and Laetitia Sonami. Premiere.

07.17.20 Experimental Sound Studio live streaming of 100 Millions. A new collaboration between Paul DeMarinis, SUE-C and Laetitia Sonami. Premiere.

07.8.20 Beyond the Physical: A Conversation with Julia Christensen and Tom Hall, moderated by Laetitia Sonami. Livestreamed on the Fulcrum Facebook Page.

03.14.20 Center for Contemporary Music @ Mills College, Oakland Persistent Memory of a Lenticular Light. John Bischoff, James Fei, Tim Perkis and a collaboration between Zeena Parkins and Laetitia Sonami. Canceled.
03.07.20 The Wattis Institute, SF Performance in response to an installation by Lydia Ourahmane.
02.22.20-02.26.20  2020 Trotter Visiting Professor @ University of Oregon, Eugene-Concert and Lectures.
02.03.20 Pro Arts Gallery & Commons, Oakland Benefit concert for Mills Signal Flow.

2019

11.06.1911.07.19 Integrated, Antwerp. Keynote lecture and concert.
10.19.19 Wind River Concert, Santa Cruz. With Asha Tamirisa.
10.08.19 Active Music Series Concert, Uptown Oakland.
07.06.19 Center for New Music (Also: John Davis, Heejin Jang).
05.09.19 Kala Insitute, Berkeley. Sparrows and Ortolans. Duo with James Fei.
04.25.19 KPFA, Berkeley. Live duo with Jon Leidecker.
04.07.19 Peacock Lounge, SF. (Also: Wolf Eyes, Universal Indians and Horaflora).
02.02.19 The Red Room. With Bonnie Jones & Christopher DeLaurenti.
01.31.19 Peabody, John Hopkins, Baltimore. With Bonnie Jones.
01.22.19 CCRMA Ideas and Machines Lecture.

(NOT SO) CURRENT NEWS

INSTALLATION

Le Corps Sonore, a sound installation by Eliane Radigue, Laetitia Sonami and Bob Bielecki for the Rubin Museum in New York City. On view until January 2018.



PRESS
Spiral Magazine
SoundAmerican
CityLab
WNYC


REVIEWS

Laetitia Sonami Contemporary Music Review

Contemporary Music Review. June 2016, Front Cover.


PROJECTS

Video documentation of Sonami’s Class Project: Breaking the Sound Barrier, Hochschule für Künste Bremen · University of the Arts Bremen.

Rebecca Fiebrink’s Kadenze Class Machine Learning for Musicians and Artists is launched in February 2016 with Sonami as guest lecturer demonstrating machine learning with the Spring Spyre.

Sue-C and Sonami start work on a third live film performance based on Italo Calvino’s Cosmicomics.

Laetitia Sonami

the ear goes to the sound, a documentary on Sonami’s work by Renetta Sitoy is available to stream and on DVD.

Eliane Radigue and Laetitia Sonami

Photo: rsitoy

Radigue-Sonami. Preparation du Labyrinthe Sonore and rehearsal of OCCAM IX for the Cartier Foundation, June 2015.