CARPATHIAN NEW WAVE

Carpathian New Wave, vol.1 / ALEKSANDER WNUK
workshop + performance

Carpathian New Wave

FEBRUARY 15-16, Presov, Slovakia

PLAN:
FEBRUARY 15:
– Workshop #1 / 18-21 [LINK]
FEBRUARY 16:
– Workshop #2 / 11:30-13:30
– Workshop #3 / 17:30-18:30
– Performance / 20 [LINK]

Program for the performance:
– Georges Aperghis Graffitis for solo percussionist (1980)
– Georges Aperghis Zig-Bang New Wave Version for a group of hanging out people (2019)
– Francois Sarhan Situation 7: Imagination for two performers (2015), with Elia Moretti
– Rolf Wallin Scratch for amplified Balloon (1995)

CARPATHIAN NEW WAVE is a series of sound workshops and performances of contemporary artists from the Carpathian region. The first artist will be Aleksander Wnuk, a polish percussion player who is developing his specific research on the performativity of sound and body as a performer / musician.

The workshop and the performance are focused on the distinctive style of organizing the quasi-theatrical aspects of instrumental performance by the musical parameters. It is a sensibility and spirit of the individual performer, and his personality, that drive the dramaturgy and ambience, yet it is all within space of the composition that is pre-determined by the composer. The greatest composer of this language is Georges Aperghis.

The workshop will be divided in two parts:
1. Introduction on the idea of this language of performativity (15.02)
2. Arranging the piece (15-16.02)

The piece shall be a small choice of short texts from Aperghis’ book Zig-Bang. Texts will be translated into music and arranged into the quasi-theatrical situation. The worksop will need the amount of people interested in cooperating in this style.
However, it will be necessary to have musical instruments, so local musicians are welcome, but definitely not only (the instrument can be anything). The texts would be sent prior the workshop date to those who are interested, in order to make them familiar with the situation. The workshop will be focused on the plurality of personal approaches and imaginations of the participants.
The exact quasi-theatrical situations will be arranged on spot, yet the general idea, including solo performer, will already be pre-determined. The result will become the part of the performance on the February 16th. Or it will become the stage arrangement of the whole evening show, within which the solo pieces and some small solo moments will occur.

In order to participate to the workshop is necessary to attend to the three parts. Participation is free, reservation is necessary.
To reserve your participation, or ask any further information, please write to the address elia.moretti@yahoo.it

Produced by Matróna and Združenie Wave.
Carpathian New Wave is supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.

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ELEMENTI VI: Performativity – SPÓŁDZIELNIA MUZYCZNA

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ELEMENTI 6 – PERFORMATIVITY

Conference and concerts for New Music

SPÓŁDZIELNIA MUZYCZNA CONTEMPORARY ENSEMBLE will perform a performance-art-concert [link]

Time: March 9 / 20:00

Place: Academy of Music in Cracow / Concert Hall

Program:

  • Grupa Azorro Wszystko już było 1
  • Alexander Schubert Point ones
  • Francois Sarhan Situations 1 Remember
  • Francois Sarhan Situations 17 Rolex
  • Brigitta Muntendorf YES, MASTER!
  • Francois Sarhan Situations 12 Announcement
  • Piotr Peszat Untitled folder
  • Francois Sarhan Situations 13 The world doesn’t exist (Ten świat nie istnieje) / translation: Błażej Bauer
  • Francois Sarhan Situations 8 incognito

Performers:

Krzysztof Guńka / saxophon, performer
Mateusz Rusowicz / conductor, performer
Aleksander Wnuk / percussion, performer
Martyna Zakrzewska / piano, performer
Michał Lazar / giuitar, performer
Paulina Woś / violin, performer
Barbara Mglej / performer
Jakub Gucik / cello, performer

Piotr Peszat / electronics
Przemysław Kunda / sound
Edyta Mąsior / video
Grzegorz Mart / video

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