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Georges Aperghis - "Le Petit Chaperon rouge"

"Once upon a time, there was a little village girl, the prettiest one that there ever was." The storytellers of all ages all agree on this, and on the fact that while passing in a wood, she meets the Wolf. Opinions are divided, however, on what happens next - from the Brothers Grimm to Tomi Ungerer.
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Benjamin Attahir - "Safar"

Safar the new concerto for violin, cello and piano by Benjamin Attahir will be premiere on 10, 11, 12 December 2020 at Pau by the Orchestre de Pau Pays de Béarn and the Trio Zadig under the baton of Fayçal Karoui Find below some words by the composer about the work:
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Pascal Dusapin - « In Nomine Lucis »

From 11 November and the burial of Maurice Genevoix in the Pantheon, visitors of the Parisian temple will be welcomed by a musical creation by Pascal Dusapin, commissioned by the French Republic. An event presented to us Irina Kaiserman:
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Bechara El-Khoury - "Il fait novembre en mon âme"

Five years after the attacks on 13 November 2015, this concert in honour of the victims marks the premiere of a new work by the Franco-Lebanese composer and poet Bechara El-Khoury, commissioned by various parents in memory of Stéphane, who died at the Bataclan.

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Miniatures by Georges Aperghis, Pascal Dusapin and Philippe Manoury for the 40th anniversary of the Modern Ensemble.

The Ensemble Modern, celebrating this year the double anniversary of its 40th birthday and the 20th anniversary of its audiovisual subsidiary (the Ensemble Modern Medien), is not one to rest on its laurels. Though they may be at the heart of an entire repertoire, ranging from from Heiner Goebbels to Steve Reich and Frank Zappa, which would allow them today to focus solely on their (glorious) past, the ensemble still and always strives to spark the unheard and the surprising.  

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Alberto Posadas - "Poética del camino" cycle

From the lonely paths of the bass clarinet, this new cycle by Alberto Posadas leads into a dense network of wandering sounds. The movements of the voices and instruments make spatial experiences possible that are reminiscent of our moving about.  With the "Poética del camino" Alberto Posadas creates a treatise, both spiritual and directly sensual, on changes, transitions, the old motif of pacing and wandering, right down to final existential questions.

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Philippe Manoury - "Fanfare"

“Fanfare”, the new work for brass ensemble by Philippe Manoury will be premiered on 8 November 2020 at the Kölner Philharmonie by musicians of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln.
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Sivan Eldar - "Once Loved"

"Once Loved", for two voices and accordion, is a miniature of simultaneous love narratives. The three bodies - the two singers and the accordionist - occupy a triangle of yearning, always emoting towards the other. The words, standing for the difficulty of semantic expression, are sparse, yet they provide momentary glimpses of internal worlds. They find their echo, sometimes lyrical, sometimes speech-like, in the hollowed, unencumbered body of the accordion.
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