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DijonJours étranges

Various: Jours étranges
Dominique Bagouet; Catherine Legrand; Laurent Gachet; Laure Fonvieille; Thomas Poli

LondonTurning Points: The Emergence of Minimalism

Turning Points: The Emergence of Minimalism
Reich, Glass
London Sinfonietta; Sound Intermedia

DijonGuerre et Térébenthine

Willems: Guerre et Térébenthine
Jan Lauwers; Needcompany; Saul Mombaerts; Lot Lemm; George van Dam

LondonRichard Ayres: The Garden

Richard Ayres: The Garden
Ayres: No. 50 (The Garden)
London Sinfonietta; Geoffrey Paterson; Joshua Bloom; Sound Intermedia


Vivier, Grisey
Ensemble Intercontemporain; Michael Wendeberg; Ensemble Solistes XXI; Mélody Louledjian; Samuel Favre; Christophe Grapperon

ViennaKlangforum Wien

Sylvain Cambreling; Andrew Watts; Klangforum Wien; Peter Böhm; Florian Bogner

ViennaKlangforum Wien

Filidei, Moguillansky, López
Christoph Walder; Ilan Volkov; Klangforum Wien; Peter Böhm; Florian Bogner
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Mind-blowing Stockhausen stuns at the Barbican

Cosmic Pulses © Mark Allan
All credit to the Barbican for showcasing Stimmung and Cosmic Pulses.
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Jacob Jonas The Company

Jacob Jonas The Company © Timothy Norris, courtesy of the Ford Theatres
Jacob Jonas has taken the raw intensity of his dancers' best gifts and molded them into a figurative narrative. Ironically, the powerful qualities that Tim Hecker brought to On Me were not evident in his own performance.
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Sharing a Stockhausen Momente at the Cité de la Musique

Péter Eötvös © Jean-François Leclercq
Péter Eötvös conducts the WDR choir and the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Stockhausen at the Cité de la Musique.
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Boulez and Stockhausen at The Rest is Noise

Stockhausen & Mesias Maiguashca at WDR Studio for Electronic Music, Cologne (June 1971). Photo: Wern ©  Reproduktion der Photos mit freundlicher Genehmigung der Stockhausen-Stiftung für Musik, Kettenberg 15, 51515 Kürten (facs: 02268-1813)
After the epic grandeur, sweep and immersive quality of Gesang der Jünglinge at this summer’s Proms, this performance as part of Southbank Centre’s The Rest is Noise festival had a lot to live up to. In many ways, however, this far less ostentatious outing overseen by Sound Intermedia got even closer to the work’s disturbing essence.
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Prom 11: Stockhausen's Welt-Parlament makes its London debut

Ex Cathedra perform music by Stockhausen in this evening’s Late Night Prom 11  ©  BBC/Chris Christodoulou

Tonight’s Stockhausen Prom was in equal parts sonic experience and performance.

In an introduction to a performance of Gesang der Jünglinge in 2001, Stockhausen proposed that “if you close your eyes every now and then, you might even see these angels”. In a concert performance this isn’t an empty suggestion; Gesang der Jünglinge is a truly acoustic experience.

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Nick Didkovsky and PRISM bring Ice Cream Time to Roulette

Nick Didkovsky  ©  Martin Morissette
It’s a rainy night and a little girl’s recorded voice sings out “it’s ice cream time”, triggering an outburst from sax quartet and electric guitar, a sort of warped chorale loosely based on her melody.Thus began sax quartet PRISM’s Roulette debut, and the New York première of Nick Didkovsky’s Ice Cream Time on Sunday night.
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Mein Mantra: Geh und hör Dir Stockhausen an!

Lucas und Arthur Jussen © Janiek Dam
Beim Holland Festival gelang den Gebrüdern Jussen eine beinah überirdische Interpretation des Stückes Mantra von Karlheinz Stockhausen.
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