The Klangforum Wien symposium is an art event for all the senses: the evening, which lasts about eight hours, goes through the imagined stages of a possible high. Both the compositions selected – which can be enjoyed from a sitting or lying position as preferred – and the wines and foods served during the seven breaks lead from slight tipsiness to merriness to the altered perceptions of a high.
The central focus of the symposium is the attitude towards sound adopted by the Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi, one of the most complex artistic personalities of the twentieth century. He developed his musical ideas on the ondiola, an early form of the synthesiser which produced crotchets and quavers. This was accompanied by improvisations on a large number of unusual instruments, mainly of Asian origin. His music also featured everyday sounds.
Kompositionsskizze Anahit NMG0177-309
Rucke di Guck (1957) for piccolo flute and oboe
Mantram for double bass
Tre pezzzi for soprano-saxophone
Aitsi (1974) for piano
Ragnhild Berstad cardinem (2014)
Giacinto Scelsi 4. Streichquartett (1964)
Pierluigi Billone Mani.Stereos for accordion
Giacinto Scelsi Elohim (1965/67)
Agata Zubel NOT I (2010)
Giacinto Scelsi I presagi
Klaus Lang der dünne wal (2012)
Georg Friedrich Haas Introduktion und Transsonation (2013)
James Tenney ’SCEND for SCELSI (1996)
Giacinto Scelsi Okanagon (1968)
Uli Fussenegger San Teodoro 8.1 (un omaggio) (2014)
Agata Zubel, soprano
Markus Deuter, oboe
Gerald Preinfalk, saxophone
Gunde Jäch-Micko, violin
Uli Fussenegger, double bass
Krassimir Sterev, accordion
Peter Böhn & Florian Bogner, sound direction
Johannes Kalitzke, conductor
Sven Hartberger, director of the Symposion
A production of Klangforum Wien. Supported by Erste Bank Österreich, Fondazione Isabella Scelsi, Pro Helvetia Swiss Cultural Foundation, Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung.
The Symposion is recorded by Deutschlandfunk.
Duration: ca 8 hours
nur im Vorverkauf bis zum 23.10. erhältlich!
*Preis inklusive ausgesuchter Weine und einem Sechs-Gänge-Menü.