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Selected Performances, 2013-2020:


2021 Jun. 30 Ghost Ensemble Presents: Ben Richter, accordion/producer

Oliveros, In Consideration of the Earth

Richter, Plasmodial

Richter, Respire

Richter, Qualia

Tenney, (night)

2020 Dec. 18 Infrequent Seams Festival, accordion

Remote performance

Jones/Richter/Stavros, trio improvisation

2020 Apr. 7 Full Pink Moon: Opera Povera In Quarantine, accordion

Remote performance

Oliveros, The Lunar Opera

2020 March Ghost Ensemble: Arctic Air tour, accordion/director

REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA

Wind River (Indexical), Santa Cruz, CA

Oliveros, Arctic Air

Terrazas, Ifigenia en

Ilgenfritz, Apophenia V, West Coast premiere

Brown, Nonet, world premiere

Richter, Wind People

2020 Mar. 1 Manala, accordion

Open Gate Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Romus/Koskinen, Manala Suite

2020 Feb. 5 Ben Richter: Dream Ocean, accordion/producer

CalArts, Los Angeles, CA

Niblock, Exploratory, Rhine Version “Looking for Daniel”, solo version world premiere

Richter, Panthalassa: Dream Music of the Once and Future Ocean, ensemble world premiere

2019 Nov. 24 Ghost Ensemble: Universe Sings, accordion/director

Arete, New York, NY

Alexander, and the whole air is tremulous

Kay, The Universe Is Vibrating

Gidron, Trio, world premiere

Oliveros, Horse Sings From Cloud

2019 Nov. 5 A Ghost Quartet, accordion/director

Casa Berenice, Los Angeles, CA

Feeney/Ilgenfritz/Macklay/Richter, quartet improvisation

2019 June 15 Ghost Ensemble: Apophenia/Wolf, accordion/director

NYPOP, New York, NY

Aska, Synchronicities

Adams, Let haze help you hear you hear us

Ilgenfritz, Apophenia V, world premiere

Richter, Exaltation, world premiere

Masaoka, Four Moons of Pluto

Falzone, Highly Composite Canon, world premiere

Dykstra, Pitch Gradient with Noise #6 (in Bb), world premiere

2018 Dec. 21 Ghost Ensemble: Midwinter, accordion/electronics/director

MISE-EN_PLACE, New York, NY

Green, Hover, world premiere

Jones, The Past, East Coast premiere

Grantham, deconstruct reorder conjoin repeat, world premiere

Underriner, Landscape: Ghost (Home), world premiere

Aska, Synchronicities, world premiere

Klucevsek, Tesknota

2018 Dec. 13 Ben Richter: Panthalassa, accordion

Experimental Intermedia, New York, NY

Richter, Panthalassa: Dream Music of the Once and Future Ocean

2018 May Ghost Ensemble: We Who Walk Again release tour, accordion/director

Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA

Wind River (Indexical), Santa Cruz, CA

Lefondusac (Permutations), Paso Robles, CA

Basic Flowers, Los Angeles, CA

Athenaeum Art Center at Bread & Salt, San Diego, CA

Cooper, Superlatives, West Coast premiere

Stepancic, Harp N Ropes No. 4, West Coast premiere

Macklay, 60° Mirrors, West Coast premiere

Oliveros, Angels and Demons

Hirsch, Imprint, world premiere

Richter, Wind People, West Coast premiere

Smith, we remember not the word, but the sound of the word, West Coast premiere

2018 Apr. 20 Ghost Ensemble: We Who Walk Again release concert, accordion/director

DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York, NY

Richter, Wind People

Cooper, Superlatives, New York premiere

Hirsch, Dynamics of Contact, American premiere

Macklay, 60° Mirrors

Oliveros, Angels and Demons

2018 Jan. 6-7 Ghost Ensemble North with David Rothenberg, accordion/director

Spectrum, New York, NY

Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY

Richter, Panthalassa: Dream Music of the Once and Future Ocean

Richter, practicing eternity, world premiere

Rothenberg, The Univocity of Being

Oliveros, Horse Sings From Cloud

Schafer, Snowforms

Stavros, Discipline

Richter/Rothenberg/Stavros, duo and trio improvisations

2017 Sep.–Oct. Ben Richter: Panthalassa release tour, Germany

Madame Claude, Berlin

GAP, Leipzig

T Berlin, Berlin

Richter, Panthalassa: Dream Music of the Once and Future Ocean, European premiere

Richter, Wounded Keens, European premiere

duo improvisations with Joshua Waldron

2017 Jun.–Jul. Ben Richter: Panthalassa release tour, USA

Willow Place Auditorium, New York, NY

Resonance Café, Montreal, Quebec

BETALEVEL, Los Angeles, CA

Studio Grand, Oakland, CA

The Luggage Store (Outsound), San Francisco, CA

Never Ending Books (Uncertainty Music), New Haven, CT

The Lily Pad, Cambridge, MA

Rhizome, Washington, DC

Richter, Panthalassa: Dream Music of the Once and Future Ocean, world premiere

Richter, Wounded Keens, New York and West Coast premieres

2016 Dec. 15 Ghost Ensemble: New Commissions, accordion/voice/director

Invisible Dog Art Center (Indexical), New York, NY

Stepancic, Harp N Ropes No. 4, world premiere

Adams, Let haze help you hear you hear us, world premiere

Smith, we remember not the word, but the sound of the word, world premiere

Wolfe, Karaniya Metta Sutta, world premiere

Richter, Wind People, world premiere

Oliveros, Tuning Meditation

2016 Nov. 12 Ben Richter and Cyanotype

Shadowbox Studio (WXDU), Durham, NC

Richter, Wounded Keens, world premiere

quartet improvisation with Cyanotype

2016 Apr. 16 Ghost Ensemble: Beneath the Surface, accordion/director

Firehouse Space, New York, NY

Macklay, 60° Mirrors

Rot, whether wandering

Oliveros, Buffalo Jam

Stockhausen, Set Sail for the Sun

Smith, we remember not the word, but the sound of the word, preview excerpts

2016 Apr. 14 Ghost Ensemble: Pebbles and Dust, accordion/percussion/director

Old Stone House (Musical Ecologies), New York, NY

Sabat, Gioseffo Zarlino

Lang, Tehran Dust

Vítkova, Visible

Oliveros, Pebble Music

2015 Nov. 28 Motabar/Richter/Roessler/Wallraf, accordion

Mainzer7, Berlin

Richter, Emergence, world premiere

Roessler, For Ben, world premiere

Motabar/Richter/Roessler/Wallraf, quartet improvisation

2015 Nov. 11 Ilgenfritz/Paul/Richter/Wallraf, accordion

Spectrum, New York, NY

Ilgenfritz/Paul/Richter/Wallraf, quartet improvisation

2015 Oct. 30 Ghost Ensemble and Lightbulb Ensemble, accordion/conductor/director

Pioneer Works (Indexical), New York, NY

Janulyte, Psalms

Richter, Healing Ghost

Oliveros, Angels and Demons

Hovhaness, Chahagir

Smith, we remember not the word, but the sound of the word, preview excerpts

Steen-Anderson, Study for String Instrument #1

2014 Dec. 4 Ghost Ensemble: Winter Concert, accordion/musical saw/director

Barn & Bail, New York, NY

Rot, whether wandering, world premiere

Roessler, Kom je mee?, world premiere

Richter, Samudra, world premiere

Sargent, Tide

Sabat, Jean-Philippe Rameau

Wolff, For 1, 2, or 3 People

2014 Nov. 9 Ghost Ensemble: Spectrum II, accordion/director

Spectrum, New York, NY (Macklay, Wolff)

Finnissy, Ulpirra

Macklay, Ritornello, world premiere

Sabat, Jean-Philippe Rameau, New York premiere

Wolff, For 1, 2, or 3 People

2014 Sep. 28 Moon Rainbow with Pauline Oliveros & Elaine Summers Dance, accordion

Solar One, New York, NY

Oliveros, In Consideration of the Earth

Oliveros, Rock Piece

Oliveros, Environmental Dialogue

2014 Jul. 13 Deep Listening Festival, accordion/electronics

EMPAC, Troy, NY

Richter, Mirovia, world premiere

2014 May 17 Ghost Ensemble at the Queens New Music Festival, accordion/percussion/director

Secret Theater, New York, NY

Oliveros, The Well & The Gentle

Scelsi, Dharana

Richter, Star Maker, world premiere

Macklay, 60° Mirrors

Steen-Anderson, Study for String Instrument #1

Gann, Sang Plato’s Ghost, world premiere

2014 Apr. 4 East Bank Music Series: Ghost Ensemble, accordion/conductor/director

Church of the Annunciation, New York, NY

Richter, Healing Ghost

Bulist, Gravity, world premiere

Scelsi, Dharana

Sargent, Tide

Cage, Music for 6

Sainte-Colombe, arr. Macklay, Les Pleurs

2014 Mar. 28 Ghost Ensemble: Spectrum I, accordion/director

Spectrum, New York, NY

Baker, Discreet Variations, world premiere

Berio, Psy

Lucier, (NY) Memory Space

Macklay, Robot Wedding, world premiere

Morris, Recoils

Sainte-Colombe, arr. Macklay, Les Pleurs

2014 Feb. 12 S.E.M. Ensemble: New Works by Emerging Composers, musical saw

Willow Place Auditorium, New York, NY

Richter, Innominandum, world premiere

Sargent, Tide

2013 Dec. 4 Ghost Ensemble: Water Street POPS, accordion/percussion/voice/director

Water Street POPS, New York, NY

Hildegard, arr. Richter, Cum erubuerint infelices

Richter, Ghost Silence

Baker/Cargo/Morris/Richter, quartet improvisations

2013 Nov. 15 Ghost Ensemble: Supernatural Sounds (permutations111513), accordion/conductor/director

Brooklyn Conservatory, New York, NY (Hildegard, Macklay, Oliveros, Richter)

Hildegard, arr. Richter, Cum erubuerint infelices

Crumb, An Idyll for the Misbegotten

Macklay, 60° Mirrors, world premiere

Oliveros, Angels and Demons

Scelsi, Maknongan

Richter, Destroying Angel, world premiere

2013 Nov. 1 CT-SWaM: Ghost Ensemble with Pauline Oliveros, accordion/director

Eyebeam, New York, NY

Oliveros, The Well & The Gentle

Oliveros, One Hundred Meeting Places

Oliveros, Sound Fishes

2013 Jul. 14 Deep Listening: Art/Science, electronics

EMPAC, Troy, NY

Richter, Destabilization, world premiere

2013 Jun. 29 Transient Series II.7: Bandwidth, accordion

Willow Place Auditorium, New York, NY

Tenney, Critical Band

Guthrie/Gomberg, Remarks On Color, world premiere

2013 Jun. 21 Ghost Ensemble: Shorakkopoch, accordion/percussion/director

Inwood Hill Park, New York, NY

Oliveros, Environmental Dialogue

Wolff, Stones

large ensemble improvisations

2013 Mar. 23 Transient Series II.4: Ghost Ensemble, accordion/conductor/director

Willow Place Auditorium, New York, NY

Oliveros, Extreme Slow Song

Scelsi, Hyxos

Grisey, Prelude

Bird, Squeem

Bulist, I Lay My Heart Open To The Benign Indifference Of The Universe, world premiere

Morris, Duet for Doublebass and Doublebassist

Richter, Healing Ghost, world premiere