Facing the place Stravinsky, IRCAM was created in 1970 by President Pompidou, eager to associate a center for musical creation with the national center of art and culture Georges Pompidou to make a multidisciplinary cultural center.
First edition of ManiFeste, an international festival and multidisciplinary academy.
|Launch of the IRCAMAX collection of patches for Max for Live.|
|The University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) joined the CNRS and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication at IRCAM in the Mixed Research Unit 9912. |
The IRCAM Tools series of 5 plug-ins was launched in partnership with Flux::.
|Agora Festival: the first use of the WFS system in a concert situation with Philippe Schoeller's creation.|
First call to applications for the artistic research residency.
|The launch of a new collection of contemporary music recordings, Sirènes, bringing together the talents of the Ensemble intercontemporain, IRCAM, and Kairos.|
nauguration of the Wave Field Synthesis (WFS) system in the Espace de projection at IRCAM.
IRCAM forms a partnership with the CentQuatre, a new cultural establishment founded by the city of Paris, where the institute will implement an experimental stage.
|Creation of the new Cursus II program for young composers in partnership with Le Fresnoy and European music conservatories.|
|Frank Madlener succeeds Bernard Stiegler as the director of IRCAM : IRCAM's artistic policy becomes the institute's general policy.|
The first edition of the multidisciplinary journal L'étincelle on musical creation at IRCAM is published.
The Musique/Sciences book collection in launched in collaboration with Editions Delatour France and IRCAM-Centre Pompidou.
|The first edition of the annual revue L'Inouï is published in conjunction with the Editions Léo Scheer.|
|Creation of new musical research groups (orchestration, rhythm, voice).|
|Bernard Stiegler becomes director of IRCAM.|
Completion of the Musique Lab software designed by IRCAM for the French Ministry of Education for music education in middle and high schools.
Creation of Résonances, a meeting among internationally renowned scientists on new technology for music.
|François Raffinot joins IRCAM to head the new choreographic creation departement.|
|First edition of the Agora Festival.|
Creation of a visual programming software program for the creation of applications for computer-assisted composition - OpenMusic.
|Inauguration of the IRCAM multimedia library.|
|IRCAM and the CNRS join forces to create the STMS IRCAM-CNRS joint lab (UMR 9912).|
Creation of the Spatializater software program used for concert hall acoustics and urban acoustics.
|Launch of a collection of recordings in collaboration with the Ensemble intercontemporain and Adès.|
Creation of AudioSculpt, a computer program that enables users to manipulate sound.
|Creation of the IRCAM Forum (IRCAM software users' group).|
Beginning of the industrial relations policy at IRCAM.
Establishment of the ATIAM master's program
|Laurent Bayle succeeds Pierre Boulez as director and Pierre Boulez becomes honorary director.|
Publication of the revue Résonances and the Cahiers de l'Ircam collection.
First open house.
|Creation of the International Cursus Program for Composition and Computer Music.|
|Creation of the Max software program designed to process the interaction between computer and performer in real-time.|
Creation of the Modalys software program for synthesis via physical modeling.
|Publication of the first issue of the revue InHarmoniques.|
|Perfection of the 4X System, the last link in a series of digital sound processors that was first conceived in 1976.|
The premiere of the first work produced by Pierre Boulez at IRCAM, Répons.
|Opening of the building designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers.|
|Pierre Boulez is invited by Georges Pompidou to create and head an institute specialized in musical research and creation under the aegis of the Centre Pompidou.|