Rozalie Hirs

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2019-12-08

Venus [morning star] (2010) – Swiss premiere [invitation]

Dear friends, you are cordially invited to an exciting concert by Ronan Gil de Morais, taking place on Monday 9 December 2019 at 20:15 CET: 40 Jahre Sixxen, featuring the instruments that Iannis Xenakis devised for the movement Métaux of his composition Pléïades (1979).

Gil de Morais and friends will play several compositions for Sixxen instruments, newly built by LUNASON, Basel. The concert also includes the Swiss premiere of Venus [morning star] (2010) by Rozalie Hirs. The location is Großer Saal at Musikakademie, Basel. With special thanks to Sarah Brabo-Durand. Welcome!

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