The English multi-instrumentalist and composer Tim Hodgkinson has become known as an experimental rock and improvisation musician but has also written compositions for classical formations. In 2003, the Ensemble Phoenix Basel performed his quartet «Repulsion», which was released as a live recording on the Portrait CD («United Phoenix Records» 2004). His new work, which he wrote for the ensemble, will finally have its world premiere after six years. The programme will be complemented by composition commissions by the composers Leonardo Idrobo and Christophe Schiess.
Ensemble Phoenix Basel: Christoph Bösch (flute, piccolo, bass flute), Antje Thierbach (oboe), Toshiko Sakakibara (E-flat clarinet, clarinet, bass clarinet), Benjamin Pallagi (clarinet), Lucas Rößner (bassoon, contrabassoon), Aurélien Tschopp (French horn), Nenad Marković (trumpet), Mikael Rudolfsson (trombone), Daniel Stalder & João Pacheco (percussion), Miguel Pisonero (piano), Friedemann Treiber & Daniel Hauptmann (violin), Petra Ackermann & Alessandro D'Amico (viola), Stéphanie Meyer (violoncello), Aleksander Gabryś (double bass), Jürg Henneberger (musical director).
Leonardo Idrobo (*1977): «kerekere» (2022, premiere) for bass flute, bass clarinet, percussion, prepared piano and double bass; Christophe Schiess (*1974): «Mélatonie» (2022, premiere) for 12 instruments; Wang Lu (*1982): «Backstory» (2016) for large ensemble; Tim Hodgkinson (*1949): «Under the Void» (2016/2018, UA) for ensemble.
19:00 Concert introduction with Jürg Henneberger
110 minutes, with break
CHF 35.-/25.-/15.- (free choice at the box office or in advance)
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Prices freely selectable CHF 350.- / 250.- / 150.-
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