emojicons (2017)

 

Commission: Departure Duo

Duration: 9 minutes

Premiere: March 29 2018 | Departure Duo | Athens, GA

Performance: April 12 2018 | Departure Duo | Cambridge, MA
April 13 2018 | Departure Duo | New York, NY
October 15 2018 | Departure Duo | Cambridge, MA
October 16 2018 | Departure Duo | Burlington, VT
October 18 2018 | Departure Duo | Brooklyn, NY
October 19 2018 | Departure Duo | Brooklyn, NY
October 21 2018 | Departure Duo | Baltimore, MD

Instrumentation: soprano, double bass

 

Program Information:
emojicons is a portmanteau of the words emoji and emoticon, which is a pictorial representation of facial expressions to express a person’s feelings of mood. In emojicons, each movement is an interpretation of an Android 6.0.1 emoji.

I. 😰 In cold sweat
II. 😒 Unimpressed
III. 😫 Constipated
IV. 😵 Entranced

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