Ensemble Court-Circuit

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Music / Singing - Performance

Date & Time: Friday, April 13, 2018
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College
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Clark University: Traina Center for the Arts
Razzo Hall
92 Downing Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Description: Artistic direction : Philippe Hurel
Conductor : Jean Deroyer
"Created by a composer for composers" in 1991, Court-circuit from the outset was a place of experimentation, an art project promoting intense risk-taking in a spirit of total freedom. A sought after partner for composers, the ensemble cheerfully plays its role of agitator in the international contemporary scene. Court-Circuit has worked with the Paris Opera, the Paris Conservatory, and the Ilede-France conservatories. The ensemble has also been invited by highly dynamic international programming such as Maerzmuzik festivals, Printemps des Arts, and Re: New Music Project and has produced a discography of over 20 award-winning records.

Court Circuit will perform new French and American music, including a premiere of Aylward's Narcissus, the final work in a series of ensembles pieces that culminates Aylward's years-long exploration of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Philippe Leroux's Continuons, a work that takes its ideas from singular, simple compositional ideas carried to utmost exaggerated depths, Philippe Hurel's Figures Libre, and Christophe Bertrand's Sahn.

The Court-circuit ensemble is assisted by the « Direction régionale des affaires culturelles dIle-de-France » in the context of the program of « Compagnies et ensembles à Rayonnement national et international (CERNI) ». Its action is financed by the « Région Ile-de-France » in the context ot the « aide à la permanence artistique et culturelle ». It also receives,subsides from SACEM, SPEDIDAM, and Musique Nouvelle en Liberté. www.court-circuit.fr
« This concert receives the support from the Bureau export, the French Institute and the Cultural services of the French Embassy in the United States »

Ensemble Ecce is an ensemble of culturally and socially engaged creative and performing artists. Core to its mission is performance of new music of all kinds and collaboration with creative performers and thinkers across disciplines. The ensemble's activities encompass an annual concert season, collaboration with a roster of institutional partners across the globe, and a summer music festival where members teach and perform the works of a new generation of artists.
More Information: E-mail: clarkarts@clarku.edu
Entered by: Clark University: Dept of Visual & Performing Arts

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