Playing with friends is music-making at its best, and this new musical endeavor is the ultimate!
The Zohn Collective already has recorded its first CD under the label Oberlin Music, which is expected to be released in spring of 2018, and is booked for various upcoming engagements, including a collaboration with the internationally recognized puppet company, La Coperacha, at the II Bienal Internacional de Teatro in Mexico.
I am thrilled to be able to share the EXCELLENT NEW CD that Cantaloupe Music has released! Thorn features the music of David Lang, and what a treat it was to get all of the performers together to make this CD a reality!
I am proud to invite you to view my new music video. I am performing “Cantiga del Merolico II” by Ricardo Zohn Muldoon, with Darren Stevenson of PUSH Physical Theater.
Cantiga del Merolico II (1990/rev. 2014)
composed by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon
This work is a tribute to the merolico, an exhuberant type of vendor that is often found in open markets in México. In order to attract customers, the merolico improvises florid and incessant monologues extolling the virtues of his merchandise, while ingenuously interspersing swift compliments to beautiful señoritas passing by and satirical remarks against those who ignore him. The merolico is able to adapt to his audience with a speed and accuracy that would make a chameleon die of shame.
Molly Alicia Barth, flutist
Darren Stevenson, dancer
Avi Pryntz-Nadworny, videographer
Lance Miller, audio recording engineer
Avi Pryntz-Nadworny, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and Molly Alicia Barth, producers
Molly Barth has received a Career Opportunity Grant award from the Oregon Arts Commission.