sound Festival: Ensemble Alternance Music

sound Festival: Ensemble Alternance

  • Date

    Saturday 31 October 2015

  • venue

    soundfestival

  • time

    7-8pm

  • age

    Not Specified

  • price

    £9, £7 (conc), £4 (students, u18)

  • genre

    Music

Ensemble Alternance

King's College Chapel, Aberdeen

sound in association with the University of Aberdeen

In this second concert, Ensemble Alternance explore the music of three contemporary composers. Ricardo Nillni is interested in purity of form and the work of visual artists such as Dan Flavin and Sol Lewitt. Geoffroy Drouin’s composition has its origins in the emotional and analytic drama of certain pieces by baroque sculptor Bernini. Brice Pauset, who eschews metaphor, intends that his music should write itself, in compositions that are polyphonically complex and which look to the medieval and baroque musical past.

Geoffroy Drouin Cinq méditations sur Le Bernin  UK Premiere
Ricardo Nillni    Wipe, Boom, Wipe*   World Premiere                                                    

Brice Pauset  Euridyce** World Premiere                                                       * Commissioned by the Ministère français de la Culture et de la Communication.                                                                                          ** Commissioned by the SACEM.

are supported by Diaphonique (a franco-british contemporary music fund supported by the Institut Français, the SACEM, the Bureau export de la musique, the British Council and the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication).


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