Musiques-Fictions n°1 : Naissance d'un pont de Maylis de Kerangal / Manifeste 2020

Premiere 2020
Fri 11 September 2020,
7 p.m., Sat 12 September 2020,
11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.,
5:30 p.m.,
8:30 p.m.,
Sun 13 September 2020,
1 p.m.
Centre Pompidou
Grande salle

Per session : 5 €


Musiques-Fictions is the collection launched by IRCAM in 2020: a program where musical creation is in direct contact with literary fiction. These music-fictions combine a text—primarily by a contemporary author—original music linked to the senses of fiction, a director, and actors. Giving musical writing its full place but preserving the text's intelligibility: Musiques-Fictions intends to renew the genre of the radio fiction or Hörspiel by going beyond a simple sound illustration of a story or dialogue.

In an immersive space, under the ambisonic dome, where imagination is solicited by the sound environment created, the listener is invited to a shared listening experience.

Naissance d'un pont by Maylis de Kerangal
Daniele Ghisi music, commissioned by IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, and direction
Jacques Vincey direction of the actors, adaptation, and production 
Emmanuelle Zoll adaptation
Jérémie Henrot sound engineering
Thibaut Carpentier scientific advisor CNRS-STMS 
Performed by François Chattot (Georges Diderot), Marie-Sophie Ferdane (Summer Diamantis), Laurent Poitrenaux (Sanche Alphonse Cameron)

An IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Centre dramatique national de Tours coproduction. With the support of the Sacem. In association with EXTRA !, the literature festival organized by the Centre Pompidou.
  • Maylis de Kerangal  © Francesca Mantovani
    Maylis de Kerangal © Francesca Mantovani
  • Le compositeur Daniele Ghisi  © Ircam, photo Déborah Lopatin
    Le compositeur Daniele Ghisi © Ircam, photo Déborah Lopatin