Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

Technofiles is presented by the Library’s Music Division and Science, Technology and Business Division.


October 16 at 9 PM - Atlas Performing Arts Center

Intelligence in the Human Machine with cellist Katinka Kleijn

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Jonathan Berger

November 5 at 7:30 PM - Montpelier Room, Madison Building (LM 619)

 Music, Technology, and the Entrepreneur: Your Creative Career in the Music Industry

A panel and networking session, led by Panos Panay (Sonicbids founder and Founding Managing Director, Berklee ICE (International Creative Entrepreneurship program, Berklee School of Music)) for musicians, musiclovers, producers, songwriters—music entrepreneurs working where culture, creativity and commerce overlap. Presented in cooperation with the Berklee School of Music, the Future of Music Coalition and the American Folklife Center
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November 12 at 7:00 PM - James Madison Building, Room LM SB-27

Please Note: patrons will be escorted to the IRENE studio from the Madison lobby


#DECLASSIFIED - Recovering and Preserving Sound Images:
An Encounter with IRENE

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(tickets available 09/03/2014, beginning at 10 AM)

Peter Alyea, Digital Conservation Specialist, Preservation Reformatting Division
Developed in collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the IRENE System images historical recordings and reconstructs the sound from those images. Peter Alyea demonstrates how this new technology has given voice to previously inaccessible sound recordings.

Jonathan Berger

December 10 at 7:00 PM - Mary Pickford Theater, Madison Building (LM 302)

The Aesthetics of Data

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Jonathan Berger, Ph.D, Denning Family Provostial Professor in Music, Stanford University
Much of Jonathan Berger’s music is inspired by data. In this lecture he will discuss the use of medical and neuroscience imaging in his recent opera, Theotokia, and in his current collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, My Lai. Berger will also describe interpretive, diagnostic, and therapeutic implications of complex numerical data.


Steve Antosca, William Brent, Ross Karre

May 16 at 2:00 PM - Coolidge Auditorium

Rescheduled from February 21 (Tickets from previous date will be honored; Patrons may contact (202)707-5502 to cancel their tickets.)

HABITAT Composition | Performance | Technology | Spaces

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(tickets available 01/07/2015, beginning at 10 AM)

Please hold on to your tickets. No further information is available at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused and we thank you for your continued patronage. Contact us at (202) 707-5502 or concerts [at] with any questions.

A presentation by composer Steve Antosca, music technologist William Brent, and percussionist Ross Karre (pictured right) on the November 2013 premiere performance of HABITAT for percussionist and computer transformations. The talk will focus on composition processes and design elements and their integration with performance and technology. Demonstrations will show performance and technology aspects of HABITAT as they were applied to the National Gallery of Art East Building Atrium performance space. Photo credit: Connie Littke

Apri 24 at 8:00 PM - Coolidge Auditorium

Stockhausen’s Mantra

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