Creation
Concert

LabOratorium

May 19,
11 a.m., May 20,
8 p.m., May 21,
8 p.m.
Kölner Philharmonie

In LabOratorium, the final work in a trilogy on the city of Cologne, Philippe Manoury tries to reimagine the orchestra, offering a new concept of sound at the same time as new concert halls, with new possibilities, are opening.

PHILIPPE MANOURYLABORATORIUM, premiere
for two singers, two actors, a vocal ensemble, chorus, electronic orchestra
Commissioned by the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Philharmonie de Paris

Rinnat Moriah soprano
Tora Augestad mezzo-soprano
Patrycia Ziolkowska Sebastian Rudolph narrators  
Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
SWR Vocalensemble
Chorus Stella Maris
François-Xavier Roth conductor
Thomas Goepfer Computer Music Design
Nicolas Stemann director

An IRCAM-Centre Pompidou and Gürzenich-Orchester Köln coproduction. With the support of Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
  • Philippe Manoury  © Tomoko Hidaki
    Philippe Manoury © Tomoko Hidaki
  • Orchestre du Gürzenich de Cologne  © Holger Talinski
    Orchestre du Gürzenich de Cologne © Holger Talinski
  • François-Xavier Roth  © Holger Talinski
    François-Xavier Roth © Holger Talinski
  • Choeur Stella Maris  © DR
    Choeur Stella Maris © DR