Performance workshops

Over the course of the conference, in place of traditional keynote lectures, guest speakers and musicians will jointly present performance workshops. A cross between master class and conference paper, each workshop will investigate a spectral piece focusing on its genesis, compositional procedures, notation, collaborative process with performers, auditory implications, etc. Many musical excerpts will be performed live, followed by a full performance. The programme will include pieces by Giacinto Scelsi, Pascale Criton, Horatio Radulescu and Gérard Grisey. All the workshops will take place at Ircam (salle Stravinsky).

Thursday 13 June 2019 / 12h00–13h00

Giacinto Scelsi, Trilogia – The three Ages of Man (1956-65) for cello
Frances-Marie Uitti (cello) in conversation with Sharon Kanach.

Thursday 13 June 2019 / 18h30–19h30

Pascale Criton, Wander Steps (2017-18) for two microtonal accordions
Fanny Vicens, Jean-Etienne Sotty (Duo XAMP) and Pascale Criton in conversation with Robert Hasegawa.

Friday 14 June 2019 / 12h00–13h00

Horatio Radulescu, Das Andere (1983) for viola
Garth Knox (viola) in conversation with Martin Suckling.

Friday 14 June 2019 / 17h00–18h00

Gérard Grisey, Anubis-Nout (1983/90) for bass saxophone
Claude Delangle and Antonin Pommel (bass saxophone) in conversation with François-Xavier Féron.

Evening Concerts

Wednesday 12 June 2019 / 20h30

Concert – Spectral 1
Music by Sina Fallahzadeh (premiere), Fausto Romitelli, James Tenney and Kaija Saariaho
Ensemble L’Itinéraire – Mathieu Romano
Location: Grande salle – Centre Pompidou
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Thursday 13 June 2019 / 20h30

Concert – Spectral 2
Giacinto Scelsi, Trilogia – The three Ages of Man for solo cello
Frances-Marie Uitti (cello)
Location: Saint-Merry Church
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Friday 14 June 2019 / 20h30

Concert – Création(s) Manifeste(s)
Premieres by Magnus Lindberg, Benoit Sitzia, Roque Rivas and Franck Bedrossian
Ensemble intercontemporain – Matthias Pintscher
Location: Salle des concerts – Cité de la musique / Philharmonie de Paris
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This concert is not included in the registration fee.