Dennis Báthory-Kitsz [Kalvos]

Residence: Northfield, USA

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz has made more than 970 works for sound sculptures, soloists, electronics, stage shows, orchestras, dancers, interactive multimedia, installations, and performance events. He encouraged the chamber opera rebirth with Plasm Over Ocean (1977) at the World Trade Center; the interactive performance piece Echo (1985) used custom acoustic and electronic instruments; the museum installation In Bocca al Lupo (1991) and outdoor installation Traveler’s Rest (1992) used quasi-intelligent systems he designed; and he was the first American commissioned for Prague’s Mánes Museum, conducting Zonule Glaes II (1999) for string quartet and electronics. Electroacoustic releases include Detritus of Mating (Sistrum), zéyu, quânh & sweeh (Frog Peak), iskajtbrz (UnLimit), The Warbler’s Garden (Capstone), Snare:Wilding (illegal art), krikisque and Future Remembrance (60x60). Dennis co-hosts the award-winning program Kalvos & Damian, co-founded the NonPop International Network, and created the “We Are All Mozart” project.

Date: July 25, 2008

Source: eContact! 10.2