Magnus Lindberg, Christophe Bertrand, Witold Lutolaswski
Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France
The music of Magnus Lindberg has offered the orchestra with which he has worked for several years its most authoritative moments. For the first collaboration between Agora and the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, Joy for an ensemble augmented with a synthesyzer and a sampler, rubs shoulders with the latest orchestral work by the Finnish composer.
|8pm / Maison de la Radio, salle Olivier Messiaen | Friday, June 2|
The World of Furrer
As a counterpoint to FAMA by Beat Furrer, the actress Isabelle Menke and François Marthouret read excerpts from the novel Fraulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler (1862–1931). The ensemble Court-circuit will perform chamber music by the composer.
Du côté du miroir
Leroux, Hurel, Schaathun
Reflection on the creative process, Apocalypsis, the new piece by Philippe Leroux, is considered both after the event and during its creation. Following the event because the material that furnished the composition comes from the reworking of the piece that preceeded the creation of Apocalypsis, Voi(rex). The piece's creation because its form mimics the chronology of the compositional stages in Voi(rex) : twenty minutes of music for twenty months of work.
|8pm / Maison de la radio, Salle Olivier Messiaen | Friday, June 9|
Luciano Berio, Giorgia Spiropoulos, Mauro Lanza and Marco Stroppa travel the historical structure of vocal theater.
|3:30pm-8pm / IRCAM, Espace de projection | Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, 11|
Les Labyrinthes de Brian Ferneyhough
IRCAM presents Brian Ferneyhough's most recent quartet performed by the Arditti as an introduction to the colloquium on the writing of musical time. If a contemporary body of work is involved in the labyrinth-like forms of temporality, it is that of the English composer.
|8:30pm / IRCAM, Espace de projection | Monday, June 12|