Sasha J. Blondeau
Contre-espace for large ensemble - World Premiere
Commissioned by Ensemble intercontemporain
Shadow of the Future for Ensemble - German Premiere
Commissioned by Ensemble intercontemporain with support of the Meyer Foundation
Hiérophanie for Soprano and Ensemble
Seeking the sacred in the profane and the transcendent in the ordinary, the Ensemble intercontemporain and its artistic director, Matthias Pintscher, perform Hiérophanie, an enigmatic piece of instrumental theater by Claude Vivier that moves between improvisation and ritual.The program’s first half is dedicated to new works by the young Frenchman Sasha J. Blondeau and by Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg.