Serge Verstockt’s composition BeatEmUp! features percussion (Teun Verbruggen and Tsubasa Hori), decap drumkit and video.
The decap drumkit that has previously played a prominent part in his Opera de Trash Hold Your Horses is back once more. The percussionists (live and virtual) enter into dialogue with fighting games and movies.
Serge Verstockt: concept, music and video
Concertgebouw Brugge: commission
Première Concertgebouw Brugge (Kamermuziekzaal)
17 November 2017
Teun Verbruggen: drums
Tsubasa Hori: percussion
Istvan Leel-össy: technical supervisor
Maarten Buyl: sound
Koen Goosens: video development
Serge Verstockt: live electronics
Retrospectre: video recording & editing