‘Many Many Women’ to Open S.E.M. Ensemble Christmas Concert at Paula Cooper Gallery

By David Salazar

The Orchestra of the S.E.M Ensemble and the Paula Cooper Gallery will present an annual Christmas-time Concert on Dec. 11, 2022.

The showcase will open with 60-minute performance of Petr Kotik’s “Many Many Women.” After the intermission, there will be music by Rameau, Pauline Oliveros, and John Cage.

Petr Kotik will conduct the showcase, which will feature such vocalists as Padraic Costello, Nathan Fletcher, James Gregory, and Nicholas Hay.

The S.E.M. Ensemble previously showcased a six hour performance of “Many Many Women” back in June of 2022. The work also opened the company’s 33rd season on Sept. 23 at the Roulette Intermedium’s Willow Place Auditorium.