Creation
Concert

The Crazy Magical Night

As part of the Festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije
July 27,
6 p.m.- 11 p.m.
Église Notre-Dame de l’Assomption, La Grave

Now celebrating its 20th birthday, the Festival Messiaen au Pays de la Meije invites you to share a wonderful voyage through sound, an exploration of spaces and colours. The music of Messiaen will be programmed along side that of Tristan Murail, one of his most talented pupils, who is celebrating his 70th birthday this year, and new works commissioned for the Festival Messiaen 2017.

Program

André Jolivet Trois poèmes for ondes Martenot and piano ; Hymne à Saint-André for ondes Martenot
Tristan Murail Mach 2,5 for two ondes Martenot ; Tigres de verre for ondes Martenot and piano ; La Conquête de l’Antarctique for ondes Martenot ; Territoire de l’Oubli for solo piano 
Olivier Messiaen Monodies in quarter tones
Pascal Citron Out for ondes Martenot
Antoine Tisné Hommage à Olivier Messiaen. Monodie pour un Espace Sacré for ondes Martenot
Daniel Fígols-Cuevas Tox for ondes Martenot and piano World Premiere
Commissioned by the festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije
Franck Bedrossian New work for two violins World Premiere
Commissioned by the festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije with the support of the Francis and Mica Salabert Foundation 
Tristan Murail Winter Fragments for five instruments and electronics
Gérard Grisey Prologue for viola and electronics
Sampo Haapamäki Logo for violin and electronics
Pierre Boulez Dialogue de l’Ombre double for saxophone and live electronics

With

Nathalie Forget Ondes Martenot
Flore Merlin Piano
Tristan Murail Ondes Martenot
Hae-Sun Kang Violin
Students of the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris : Aya Kono (Violin), Samuel Casals (Flute), Inaki Vermeersche Amor (Clarinet), Clément Peigné (Cello), Chae-Um Kim (Piano), Maroussia Gentet (MIDI Keyboard), Ieva Sruogyte (Viola), Rachel Koblyakov (Violin), Antonio Garcia Jorge (Saxophone)
Bruno Mantovani Conductor
Jacques Warnier CNSMDP Computer-Music Design
Sylvain Cadars IRCAM Sound Engineer with the assistance of the CIRM

An IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Festival Messiaen au pays de la Meije, CIRM (Centre national de création musicale de Nice), Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris Coproduction.
  • Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot © Colin Samuels
    Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot © Colin Samuels
  • Flore Merlin, piano
    Flore Merlin, piano
  • Hae-Sun Kang, violon © Colin Samuels
    Hae-Sun Kang, violon © Colin Samuels
  • Tristan Murail, 2010  © Elisabeth Schneider
    Tristan Murail, 2010 © Elisabeth Schneider
  • Bruno Mantovani  © Ferrante Ferranti
    Bruno Mantovani © Ferrante Ferranti