The composer of Trait d’union virtuose, Philippe Hurel is also the founder of the ensemble Court-circuit whose name indicates a type of musical engagement. Court-circuit defends a new generation of composers such as the Italian Francesca Verunelli or the Spainsh Alberto Posadas, known for his harmonic creativity and interest in the Black Paintings, especially those by Goya. The Catalan Carlos de Castellarnau looks towards Tapiès, Soulages, and here, Manolo Millres, with the intent of “paradoxically finding the primitive force of sound through today’s most innovative technology.” In this case, it is the software program for orchestration, Orchids, was at the service of this creation.
Alexandra Greffin-Klein violin Alexis Descharmes Cello
Conductor Jean Deroyer
IRCAM Computer Music Design Carlos de Castellarnau
IRCAM Pedagogical Advisor Éric Daubresse
PHILIPPE HUREL Trait d’union, D’un trait, pour violoncelle solo FRANCESCA VERUNELLICinemaolio commissioned by the French governmentPremiere ALBERTO POSADASTres pinturas imaginarias commissioned by the French governmentPremiere CARLOS DE CASTELLARNAUAntropofauna(Hommage à M. Millares)Premiere Cursus 2
An IRCAM/Les Spectacles vivants-Centre Pompidou, Ensemble Court-Circuit coproduction. With the support of the Sacem (scholarships for young composers in the Cursus 2 program).