Rozalie Hirs

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2019-12-09

Venus [morning star] (2010) – Swiss premiere

On Monday 9 December 2019 at 20:15 CET Ronan Gil de Morais plays 40 Jahre Sixxen, a concert featuring the sixxen, a set of six metal mallet instruments, originally conceived by Iannis Xenakis for the movement Métaux of his composition Pléïades (1979). The concert, consisting of the performance of a selection of compositions for this special set of instruments, includes a tryout of Venus [morning star] (2010) by Rozalie Hirs, Métaux by Xenakis, as well as a new piece scored for sixxen and gamelan. The sixxen instruments used during the concert are made by LUNASON, Basel. The location is Großer Saal at Musikakademie, Basel. With special thanks to Sarah Brabo-Durand.

concert programme
Bertrand Gourdy (1988) – Theta Carinae (2019) **
Alejando Sarriegui, Tomohiro Iino, Mikolaj Rytowski,
Dino Georgeton, Mathieu Casareale, Ronan Gil de Morais (percussion)

Tom B Sturm (1992) – Four Meditations on the Stars (2014) *
Ronan Gil de Morais, Zacarias Maia (percussion)
Dino Georgeton (live elektronics)

Kristina Warren (1982) – Adelaide (2013) *
Tomohiro Iino (piano)
Ronan Gil de Morais, Fábio Santos, Oliver Rutz (percussion)

intermission

Rozalie Hirs (1965) – Venus [morning star] (2010) *
Ronan Gil de Morais, Alejandro Sarriegui, Mathieu Casareale, Bertrand Gourdy, Pedro Tavares, Fábio Santos (percussion)
Dino Georgeton (sound diffusion)

Iannis Xenakis (1922–2001) – Pléïades: Métaux (1978-79)
Zacarias Maia, Pedro Taveres, Bertrand Gourdy, Alejandro Sarriegui, Mikolaj Rytowski, Ronan Gil de Morais (percussion)

* Swiss premiere
** world premiere
Concept and artistic direction: Ronan Gil de Morais, Christian Dierstein

Date: 2019-12-09
Time: 20:15 CET
Location: Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel (Großer Saal), Hochschule für Musik - Klassik, Leonhardsstrasse 6, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Performers: Ronan Gil de Morais, Alejandro Sarriegui, Mathieu Casareale, Bertrand Gourdy, Pedro Tavares, Fábio Santos (percussion), Dino Georgeton (sound diffusion)