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HERMESensemble



Annelies Van Parys (1975) Histoire du soldat inconnu (2008, 13’) Italian premiere
Wim Henderickx (1962) Atlantic Wall (2012, 30’) Italian premiere
Vykintas Baltakas (1972) Creation (2019, 15’) world premiere

mezzo-soprano Mireille Capelle
flute Karin de Fleyt
clarinet and bass clarinet Peter Merckx
piano Geert Callaert
violin Wibert Aerts
viola Marc Tooten
cello Stijn Saveniers
percussion Gaetan La Mela
live video Kurt Ralske
electronics Jorrit Tamminga
live electronics Centre Henri Pousseur

conductor Koen Kessels

Description

The concert by the Flemish group HERMESensemble, founded in 2000 by conductor Koen Kessels, is a journey to the boundaries between visual arts and contemporary music. The works in the programme by Wim Henderickx and Vykintas Baltakas are conceived with visual artist and musician from New York Kurt Ralkse. Similarly, the work that Annelies Van Parys presents at the Biennale is the result of a prophetic 1932 feature film – Histoire du soldat inconnu – by Belgian filmmaker Henri Storck.

Teatro Goldoni

San Marco, 4650/B
30124 Venezia
Tel. 041 8686130

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