Musikfabrik im WDR 87 – Vier Inseln

Musikfabrik at WDR with three world premieres by Georges Aperghis and Rebecca Saunders and a German premiere by Michael Jarrell

Sun. 19.11.2023 8:00 pm Introduction 19:30 ical

Cologne, WDR Funkhaus am Wallrafplatz


Dirk Rothbrust

Georges Aperghis Carsten Trio (2021) world premiere
for violin, accordion and percussion – commissioned by Katharina Pistor and Carsten Bönnemann

Rebecca SaundersBreath(2022) world premiere
for two violins – commissioned by Ensemble Musikfabrik and Kunststiftung NRW

Georges AperghisHeart blowing (2023) world premiere
for brass quintet

Michael Jarrell4 îles d’un archipel (2022/23) German premiere
for percussion, ensemble and electronics – commissioned by Wien Modern, IRCAM, Ensemble Musikfabrik and Kunststiftung NRW, supported by Pro Helvetia

Dirk Rothbrust, percussion
Dionysios Papanikolaou, IRCAM Computer Music Designer
Sylvain Cadars, IRCAM sound diffusion
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Enno Poppe, conductor

A production of Ensemble Musikfabrik in cooperation with WDR 3. The concert is made possible by the support of Kunststiftung NRW and Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung.

program booklet