A new generation of composers have worked with the professional musicians premiering the final projects for this year’s Cursus program. The year for this internationally recognized training in computer music ends with a concert presenting short pieces. It offers a diversity of formats, aesthetic and technological proposals, revealing the variety of sensibilities and musical worlds of artists from Argentina, the United States, France, Greece and Italy, Japan, and Lithuania.
First part: Monday, September 7th, 8:30 p.m.
Vallée, for piano and electronics
Flavien Laffaille piano
Reach, for soprano and electronics
Mathilde Barthélémy soprano
Paraphrase on “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”, for microtonal accordion and electronics
Jean-Étienne Sotty accordion
Existentia, for baritone saxophone, disklavier, real-time video, electro-acoustic apparatus and multitrack medium
Carmen Lefrançois saxophone
Keep digging the hare hole, for cello and electronics
Séverine Ballon cello
Educational support Ircam/Simone Conforti, Grégoire Lorieux, Mikhail Malt, Sébastien Naves
Composer associated to the Cursus Thierry De Mey
Artistic advice Laure Gauthier poet
Année Zéro – Benoît Martin, Guillaume Foresti
Duration : 1h
An IRCAM-Centre Pompidou production. In partnership with the Haute École de musique de Genève and the Académie supérieure de musique de Strasbourg – Hear. With the support of the Sacem. IRCAM and the Cité internationale des arts are partners for the Cursus composer residences.