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Éric Tanguy, "Clarinet Concerto"

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 31 October 2017 After two flute Concertos (1992-94) and an oboe Concertino (2003), at the soloist, Pierre Genisson’s request, Eric Tanguy has created a new concertante opus for clarinet. 

François Meïmoun : "Le Chant de la Création"

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 30 October 2017 A vast orchestral fresco, in three parts, instrumented for nearly one hundred musicians, the Chant de la création is an orchestral Concerto inspired by the Jewish religion, founded on a text attributed to King David.

Edith Canat de Chizy : "Le Front de l'aube"

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 05 October 2017

As part of the Centennial Mission 14-18, on the occasion of the centenary of the Battle of the Chemin des Dames, Edith Canat de Chizy will deliver a new seven-part Oratorio for solo baritone, children's choir and orchestra. A poignant work expressing the tragic destiny of the fighters, the rebellion of the mutineers and the dark memory of this reddened land of the Aisne Valley. A front line where more than 350,000 French and German fighters perished. On October 13th, a few kilometers from this sadly legendary ridge line, in the Cathedral of Laon, the first of this work will be given ...

Attahir : "Al Asr" by the quartet Arod

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 29 September 2017

Attahir : "Al Asr" by the quartet Arod

 After the great success of Al Fajr’s creation in Berlin by the Boulez Ensemble and Daniel Barenboïm, the Arod Quartet will be performing the premiere of Al Asr on the 2 October at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris of the second part of the Salah cycle, set up until 2019 by Benjamin Attahir.

Pascal Dusapin, At Swim-Two-Birds

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 27 September 2017

A commission by the NTR Zaterdagmatinee series at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the London Philharmonic Orchestra (with the generous support of Diaphonique, the Franco-British fund for contemporary music supported by the Bureau Export, the British Council, and the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication), the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and Radio France.

World Premiere on 30 September 2017 with Viktoria Mullova and Matthew Barley at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

Altinoglu : Suite from "Pelléas et Mélisande"

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 20 September 2017 The conductor, Alain Altinoglu will be presenting his world premiere Suite from Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande on Thursday 21st September at the Berlin Philharmonie. With this concert, the conductor will be making his debut as the head of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Meet Alain Altinoglu.

Benoît Mernier: Organ, Voice and orchestra

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 04 September 2017

The composer Benoît Mernier will be at the heart of the inauguration weekend for the organ at the Centre for Fine Arts (15th-17th September 2017) with his Concerto for Organ by the National Orchestra of Belgium and his Dickinson Songs by the Youth Choir and the La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra.

Attahir, "Al Fajr" by Daniel Barenboïm

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 04 September 2017

Daniel Barenboim and the Boulez Ensemble open the Pierre Boulez Saal’s second season with a wide-ranging program that reflects the ensemble’s philosophy: to combine works from the Classical and Romantic era with masterpieces of the 20th century and music of our time. Mozart, Ravel, and Shostakovich frame a new composition by Benjamin Attahir, Al Fajr, commissioned for this concert.

Philippe Manoury, Kein Licht

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 29 June 2017

An eagerly expected creation already rewarded by an international prize. The work inspired by the Fukushima disaster is the fruit of Philippe Manoury and Nicolas Stemann based on a text by Elfriede Jelinek, the author of The Piano Teacher and Nobel Prize in literature.

Kein Licht. Thinkspiel for actors, instrumentalists and electronic music in real time based on a text by Elfriede Jelinek. Commissioned by the Opéra Comique. World premiere on 26 August 2017 as part of the Ruhrtriennale, Germany.


François Meïmoun, Dein Gesang

Posted by Durand Salabert Eschig on 28 June 2017

Dein Gesang is a musical portrait of Paul Celan, written by François Meïmoun for two female voices, Élise Chauvin and Marie Kobayashi, three percussions and viola solo, Christophe Desjardins.