May 11th at the Uptown:
Oakland Active Orchestra + Myrmyr
Myrmyr will be playing an opening set, followed by the OAO performing Myrmyr’s composition: “Fire Serpent’s Lull”
“Fire Serpent’s Lull” is a piece is from their new album, Fire Star, and is inspired by the folklore of the Wawel dragon and a Latvian shepherd’s song.
Myrmyr is Agnes Szelag & Marielle Jakobsons (aka darwinsbitch) based in Oakland, California. With the violin and cello as their basis, the duo creates an intimate chamber music atmosphere with an arsenal of electronics and instruments. They merge improvisation and experimental song forms to create works often inspired by their common Baltic heritage. Since 2004, they have performed across the West and East Coasts, and in 2009 released their debut album “The Amber Sea” on Digitalis Recordings. They are currently in production with their sophomore album, Fire Star, recorded at Shasta Mountain in April 2010.
The Oakland Active Orchestra holds a residency on the 2nd Tuesdays of every month at the Uptown. To date, they’ve played
No cover, donations accepted.
Uptown, 1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA
Music at 9:15