May 3rd, 2017
Taplin Auditorium. Princeton, NJ. 8:00pm. PLOrks annual end-of-year concert features the all-star ensemble along with guest artists Hprizm (rapper/composer, also known as High Priest, from Antipop Consortium) and Iarla O Lionaird (Irish singer and producer). Prepare yourself for the sounds and sights of neurons firing, planets spinning, stars glimmering, and voices transforming.
February 24th, 2017
Taplin Auditorium. Princeton, NJ. 7:30pm. PLOrk joins forces with the Council on Science and Technology and hosts Stevie and Bryan from the WPRB radio show These Vibes Are Too Cosmic to present "The Science of Memory." Neuroscientists Mike Lemonick, author of Perpetual Now, and Sabine Kastner (Princeton faculty) will be interviewed with musical interludes by PLOrk. PLOrk will premiere a new neuroscience-inspired work called Connectome, jointly developed by Mike Mulshine (tech/composition), Jeff Snyder and Aatish Bhatia (neuron model sound synthesis), and Drew Wallace (neuron visualization).
February 23rd, 2017
Princeton Art Museum. Princeton, NJ. 5:30pm. PLOrk engages with the celestial theme of the Museum's installation of contemporary art with Opposite Earth, a new piece by PLOrk director Jeff Snyder. A second piece, titled Five States of Being, composed by Princeton graduate student Chris Douthitt, will also be performed.
December 8th, 2016
Brooklyn Bound. So Percussion Studio. Brooklyn, NY. 9pm. PLOrk will perform with So Percussion at their Brooklyn digs alongside TAK Ensemble. PLOrk will present Five States of Being, by Chris Douthitt, and PLOrkCycler, composed by the ensemble.
November 28th, 2017
1879 Arch. Princeton, NJ. 8pm. PLOrk presents a "PLOrk Arch-Sing" beneath 1879 Arch, Princeton's traditional A Capella "arch-sing" venue. PLOrk will perform Five States of Being, composed by our own Chris Douthitt, and PLOrkCycler, composed by the ensemble. The performance is dedicated to the great Pauline Oliveros, who recently passed away.