spectrum XXI-Interfaces in Berlin (2/12/16)

“SPECTRUM XXI” festival is the only worldwide event dedicated to spectral music – one of the major trends in experimental and contemporary music. The festival will hold its tenth edition in 2016 with concerts in London, Berlin and Paris. Spectralism is a leading idea, a true paradigm in today's music, which brings together different musical trends, however, with similar concerns on sound, timbre, color, harmonic spectrum. 


Works by Ana-Maria Avram (all world premieres except for "Axis")
“Axis” for solo double-bass (soloist: Zach Rowden)
“Ellampsis” for ensemble and computer sounds
“Murmur (gamma)” for ensemble and live electronics
“Septem sermones ad Mortuos (II)” for ensemble and computer sounds

Works by Iancu Dumitrescu (all world premieres)
“Incandescent Colloids” for ensemble and computer sounds
Terra Nova Alpha for doublebass and percussions (musicians: Zach Rowden, Colin Hacklander, Mircea Ardeleanu, Cosmin Postolache)
"Catharsis (I)" for ensemble and computer sounds
"Chaos and Order" for ensemble and computer sounds
"Microscopic High Energy" for ensemble and computer sounds 

Hyperion Ensemble:
Tim Hodgkinson ( clarinet, bass clarinet), Yoni Silver ( bass clarinet, violin), Andrei Kivu (cello, tuba, trumpet), Edward Lucas (trombone), Colin Hacklander (percussion), Mircea Ardeleanu (percussion), Cosmin Postolache (percussion, metallic objects), Tijana Stankovic and Diana Miron (violin), Zsolt Sores (viola), Albert Markos (cello ), Zachary Rowden and Shmil Frankel, Lurentio Cotac (doublebass), Guillaume Ollendorff (e-guitar). 
Conductors: Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana-Maria Avram

The concerts will be accompanied by a launch of the last CDs from the Edition Modern series featuring works by spectral composers Dumitrescu and Avram, as well as the book titled, “The Metamorphosis of the Musical Text”. This launch takes place 3 December at Anagram Books Berlin.

Spectrum XXI is realised by the Romanian Community of Electronic Music – CREMAC, in partnership with CTM ( Berlin), NK Projekt ( Berlin), Anagram Books-Berlin, South Place Ethical Society ( London), Oto Café (London), New River Studios ( London)., CLSI (Paris)
Media partners: The Wire ( London), Radio Resonance 104.4 FM London, Romanian Cultural Institutes from London and Berlin.
A project supported by the “ Creative Europe Program” of EU. Spectrum XXI – 2016, is a part of the multi-annual project “Interfaces”

2 December 2016

Heimathafen Neukoelln

Berlin, Germany


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