Featuring Tom Duff as Norton I, Tim Thompson on live video, Chris Brown, Kristin Miltner, and Wobbly doing live sampling. (September 19, 2009 Brava Theater, San Francisco, CA.)
Video by Gino Robair.
sfSound ensemble with Kristin Miltner, Wobbly, and Chris Brown on live electronics. Tom Duff as Emperor Norton and Aurora Josephson as Miss Minnie Wakeman. (October 12,2008 at ODC Dance Commons, San Francisco, CA.)
Video by Tim Perkis.
Premiere performance (part 1) of the “Divination” section of “I, Norton” at the Garden of Memory (21 June, 2009). Performed in the California Columbarium, Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA. Tom Duff, as Norton I, reading a proclamation while interpreting a score using objects on the table. Polly Moller plays the bass flute in this excerpt.
Premiere performance (part 2) of the “Divination” section of “I, Norton” at the Garden of Memory (21 June, 2009).
Workshop and Concert footage from May 2009 at the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID) in Detroit, MI and The Heaven Gallery in Chicago, IL.
Video by Debbie Sheppard.
As part of the Rova:Arts series, Gino Robair demonstrates his music and methods for the opera "I Norton" with a 40-piece orchestra of Bay Area improvisers. Derk Richardson is the host. (February 1, 2006, 21 Grand, Oakland, CA.)