Musikfest Berlin

Ensemble Musikfabrik at Musikfest Berlin a world premiere by Rebecca Saunders and pieces bySir Harrison Birtwistle.

Sat. 09.09.2017 7:00 pm ical

Berlin, Kammermusiksaal der Philharmonie

Rebecca Saunders | Yes, a spatialised performance for soprano, 19 soloists and conductor (2016/17) With texts from the final Chapter of Ulysses, Molly Bloom, by James Joyce – world premiere – The production was supported by Kunststiftung NRW during Campus Musikfabrik.

Harrison Birtwistle | Cortege, a ceremony for fourteen musicians in memory of Michael Vyner (2007)

Harrison Birtwistle | 26 Orpheus Elegies (2003-04) for oboe, harp and counter tenor – interleaved with
John Dowland | Lachrimæ: seaven teares figured in seaven passionate pavanes (publ. 1604) arranged for 9 instruments by Harrison Birtwistle (2009)

Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano
Andrew Watts, counter tenor
Peter Veale, oboe
Mirjam Schröder, harp
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Harrison Birtwistle, conductor (Dowland)
Enno Poppe, conductor (Saunders)

A Berliner Festspiele / Musikfest Berlin event

New work by Rebecca Saunders:
Composition commission and production Berliner Festspiele / Musikfest Berlin with kind support of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung.
The ensemble work for the development of the composition was funded by Kunststiftung NRW as part of Campus Musikfabrik.