Susie Ibarra Interviewed About New Album

Source: I Care If You Listen.

On composer-percussionist Susie Ibarra’s portrait album, Talking Gong, the dialogue between these resonant metallic instruments is a social and spiritual activity that animates the performers’ stylistic versatility. Released on January 22, 2021 by New Focus Recordings, the album features a trio of Ibarra, flutist Claire Chase, and pianist Alex Peh exploring the intersections of Philippine culture, movement, and nature.