"This orchestral work was conceived as an imaginary ritual. It comes from the piano work Invocation that I composed in 2017.
Many of my works possess a ritualistic character. In this work in particular, the ritual is not enclosed within a silent, delicate, or "protected" atmosphere, as can be found in my other works, but rather rises from the intensity and the energy suggested by the earth and matter.
In this way, it resonates with a quote from the French mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) from his book The Divine Milieu (1926): Now the Earth can certainly clasp me in her giant arms. She can swell me with her life, or take me back into her dust. She can deck herself out for me with every charm, with every horror, with every mystery […].
Invocación is an attempt to evoke a transcendental force still unknown, from the confused depth of matter."
Thursday 14 March, Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires)
Orquesta Filarmonica de Buenos Aires
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor