Music Olomouc 2018

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I hereby invite to my solo recital at MusicOlomouc, contemporary music festival in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
There, I will perform an over 70 minutes program which will consist of quite physical works, mostly performed in Czech Republic for the first time. And with special focus on Piotr Peszat’s Jenny’ Soul. Or Dirk’s?, which was created back in 2016 in our common, work-in-progress, composition process.
One of the premieres will be a World Premiere of a crazy noise work by Cory Bracken (NY, USA), composed for my, and comissioned by the festival. A work for an insane set of stuff consisting of a door spring mounted on a snare drum, various sliders and thimbers, combs, bows, varied vibrators, milk frotters, chains and contact mics.
Moreover, it will be my own first festival performance of the solo percussion piece by Michel van der Aa which, next to Cory’s work, is a new addition to my repertoir.
I hope that those of you who will attend the festival, will enjoy my personal interpretations of Aperghis, Billone and Sarhan as well.
Hope to meet you there!

Sunday 14. 10. 2018, 19.00 
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program [LINK]

PIOTR PESZAT (1990)
Jenny´s Soul. Or Dirks´? (2016) 

PIERLUIGI BILLONE (1960)
Mani. Gonxha (2012)

CORY BRACKEN (1986)
I’m at ocean level moisture with these life hacks (2018), PREMIERE 

FRANCOIS SARHAN (1972)
Homework (2008)

MICHEL VAN DER AA (1970)
Solo for percussion (1997) 

GEORGES APERGHIS (1945)
Graffitis (1980) 

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Performances at 3rd Tehran Contemporary Music Festival

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It is my great pleasure to share the news about my participation in the 3rd Tehran Contemporary Music Festival, which will take place in the capital of Iran, in the period of April 21-27.
[FESTIVAL WEBSITE]

Moreover, it is my honour to give the Iranian first performances of all the performed works.

My participation in the festival includes two concerts.
The first is more a standard percussion concert including classics of the repertoir for multipercussion and vibraphone, and a work by Iranian composer, which looks like this:

 

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The second concert is an instrumental performance based on my neverending search for the personal performativity in music including, in short, own arrangements of Aperghis’ texts Zig-Bang and works with limited or no instruments.

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April 22, SOLO PERCUSSION CONCERT

18:00, Rudaki Hall

Program
Iannis Xenakis Rebonds A, for percussion (1987-89)
Philippe Hurel Loops II, for vibraphone (2002)
Georges Aperghis Graffitis, for a percussionist (1980)
Nader Mashayekhi The sky is nowhere the same colour, for crotales (2000)
Iannis Xenakis Rebonds B, for percussion (1987-89)

April 24, SOLO PERFORMATIVE CONCERT

15:00, Black Box: Hafex Hall

Program
Thierry de Mey Silence must be, for a conductor solo (2002)
Georges Aperghis Zig-Bang: Ses muscles, a performance (arr. Wnuk 2018)
Matthew Shlomowitz Hi-Hat and me, for solo percussionist (2010)
François Sarhan Homework, for Body-percussion (2008)
Georges Aperghis Zig-Bang: Suis celui, a performance (arr. Wnuk 2016/18)
Pierluigi Billone Mani.Gonxha, for two Tibethan temple bowls (2012)
Rolf Wallin Scratch, for amplified balloon (1991)

COURSE → TEHERAN! 🙂

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ELEMENTI VI: Performativity – SOLO PERFORMANCE

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ELEMENTI 6 – PERFORMATIVITY

Conference and concerts for New Music

SOLO PERFORMANCE [link]

Time: March 10 / 18:30

Place: Academy of Music in Cracow / Chamber Hall

Program:

  • Pierluigi Billone Mani.Gonxha, for two Tibethan bowls (2012) – 18′
  • Francois Sarhan Homework, for Body-percussion (2008) – 8′

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WARSAW AUTUMN 2017 appearances

The 60th Anniversary Warsaw Autumn Festival is coming soon!

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I most happily wish to invite to three of the concerts at which I will have a privilege to perform, both solo and chamber.


SEPTEMBER  15: Graphic scores – launch of Glissando contemporary music magazine, issue #32: record

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Me performing Mani.Gonxha by Pierluigi Billone

The concert is organized by 4.99 Foundation, and beside myself the wonderful performers such as Barbara Kinga Majewska, Małgorzata Walentynowicz and ETC Group will make the evening run.

At the same time I will encourage to read the Glissando issue #32 which will also include an article about Billone’s score record titled Mani.Gonxha, communicability and implication.

Time: 23:59 / Place: Theater Studio, Warsaw, Poland


SEPTEMBER 18: Spółdzielnia Muzyczna Contemporary Ensemble (Musicians’ Community Contemporary Ensemble)

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Program:

Johannes Kreidler Der Weg der Verzweiflung” (Hegel) ist der chromatische *
Christophe Bertrand Aus *
Bogusław Schaeffer Non-stop
Jacek Sotomski Thanks, Leszek **
Brigitta Muntendorf shivers on speed *
Alexander Schubert Point Ones *

** first performance
* first Polish performance

Ensemble: Barbara Mglej – violin, Paulina Woś-Gucik – violin, Gabriela Biel – viola, Jakub Gucik – cello, Martyna Zakrzewska – piano, MIDI, Bartosz Sałdan – percussion, Aleksander Wnuk – percussion, Małgorzata Mikulska – flute, Michał Górczyński – clarinet (guest), Tomasz Stolarczyk – trombone (guest), Michał Lazar – guitar, Piotr Peszat – media, Mateusz Rusowicz – conductor

Time: 19:30 / Place: National Philharmonic Chamber Hall, Warsaw, Poland


SEPTEMBER 22: gen~.rate: zoomed – concert of composers’ group gen~.rate

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Me performing:

Loïc Destremau Faulty Waterwork, for solo performer, water box, tools and live-electronics

Teoniki Rożynek The most satisfying music, for two percussionists and electronics (first performance) – with Michał Jedynak

This concert is organised by composers’ group gen~.rate.

Time: 22:30 / Place: Frederic Chopin University of Music, Warsaw, Poland


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Fotorelacja z Festiwalu Poznańska Wiosna Muzyczna / Photoreport from Poznan Music Spring Festival

Jeden z ważniejszych festiwali muzycznych w Polsce w tym roku już za nami. Serdecznie zapraszam do obejrzenia fotorelacji z mojego solowego recitalu oraz z koncertu Wrocławskiego Trio Perkusyjnego, które miały miejsce w ramach 46. Międzynarodowego Festiwalu Muzyki Współczesnej Poznańska Wiosna Muzyczna.

One of the biggest music festivals in Poland is over this year. I encourage you to see the photoreport from my solo recital and the Wroclaw Percussion Trio concert. Both have taken place during the 46. International Festival of Contemporary Music Poznan Music Spring.

All pictures by Agata Ożarowska-Nowicka

Solo recital program: Thierry De Mey Silence must be, Philippe Manoury Solo de Vibraphone, Pierluigi Billone Mani. Gonxha, Piotr Peszat Jenny’s Soul. Or Dirk’s?, Rolf Wallin Scratch.

Wroclaw Percussion Trio program: Anna Porzyc π works, Stanisław Krupowicz Conversation, Piotr Komorowski Circles, Georges Aperghis Zig-Bang (our own compilation and arrangement).

Trio: Aleksandra Gołaj, Michał Jedynak, Aleksander Wnuk.

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Audycja z Poznańskiej Wiosny Muzycznej w Radio Afera

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Serdecznie zapraszam do wysłuchania, lub ponownego wysłuchania, audycji radiowej Tomasza Misiaka z cyklu Muzyka Nieuczesana, na antenie Radio Afera, której gościem była Monika Pasiecznik, z dnia 30 marca.

Rozmawiali oni o pierwszych dniach 46. Międzynarodowego Festiwalu Muzyki Współczesnej Poznańska Wiosna Muzyczna, m.in. także o moim recitalu z dnia 28 marca, który miałem przyjemność zaprezentować przemiłej widowni festiwalowej. Ale nie tylko tym, wiec zachęcam do odsłuchania całości.

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Poniżej link do strony z pozostałymi audycjami z cyklu.

LINK do Muzyka Nieuczesana.