Place : Gong Tomorrow, Copenhagen
In the beginning of November 2018 SCENATET will visit Gong Tomorrow to perform American composer Jessie Marino‘s new piece ‘Nice Guys Win Twice’, which is premiered at the internationally renowned music event Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, on July 18th 2018. The piece is a large 50-minute concert with 10 performers, live electronic audio and video, which will be developed and rehearsed in collaboration between Marino and SCENATET during the winter/spring of 2018.
‘Nice Guys Win Twice’ is based on the phenomenon of ‘fake news’, and finds its material in popular culture, music history and the everyday events of daily life. But like ‘fake news’, the work only illustrates the topics and facts that cover an already defined political agenda. SCENATET’s musicians will act as newscasters, reporters, fact checkers, and pseudo scientists surveying and testing the validity of the so-called facts – through absurd everyday scenes and rituals.