Pianist Daan Vandewalle will launch the Plus 2019 New Music Meeting

11 October 2019, 1:00
Pianist Daan Vandewalle will launch the Plus 2019 New Music Meeting

The 23rd Plus 2019 New Music Meeting international music festival is dedicated to contemporary acoustic and electronic music and multimedia projects. This season will be opened by an expert in the interpretation of contemporary music – the  Belgian pianist Daan Vandewalle. The festival programme also features a gala concert to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gideon Klein or the Czech premiere of the Force Field  multimedia project. The festival is organized by the Music Faculty of JAMU.    

This year's Plus 2019 New Music Meeting international music festival will be opened by the world's leading expert in contemporary music interpretation – the Belgian pianist Daan Vandewalle. He will present an hour-long composition titled Songs of Insurrection, composed for him by American composer Frederic Rzewski. Other concerts will feature cellist Séverine Ballon or Trio Aperto, which will present compositions by the youngest generation of composers. The festival programme also features a concert to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of composer and musician Gideon Klein. Israeli pianist Tomer Lev will perform in concert. Furthermore, the Czech premiere of the Force Field multimedia project by the award-winning duo Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand performing all around the world. The Elements project will present the result of cooperation between students of JAMU and AVU Prague. The concert is created in cooperation between SNHP and SONIX evenings of acousmatic music. The event will run from 16 October to 11 December 2019 at the HF JAMU and Divadlo Na Orlí Theatre.                     

SNHP 2019 – Festival Programme:

16 October at 17:00, HF JAMU Concert Hall

Daan Vandewalle (B) – piano 

5 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Chamber Hall

Séverine Ballon (F)

12 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Chamber Hall

Trio Aperto (CZ)

19 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Concert Hall

Tomer Lev (Israel) – piano, Irena Troupová – vocal, Bohumír Stehlík – piano, Anna Veverková – violin, Štěpán Filípek – cello, Janáček Ensemble, conducted by Vít Spilka

20 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Concert Hall

JAMU – RC Connections 2019 – final concert of a project of composers and performers from HF JAMU and Royal Conservatory of Music Den Haag

27 November  at 19:30, HF JAMU Concert  Hall

Brno Contemporary Orchestra (CZ), conductor Pavel Šnajdr 

28 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Chamber Hall

Moens (GB)

29 November at 19:30, HF JAMU Concert  Hall

Sára Medková, Jan Bartoš

2 December at 19:30, HF JAMU Concert Hall

VENI Ensemble Bratislava (SK)

3 December at 19:00, Divadlo Na Orlí Theatre

MarISHA (CZ) and Carmina Escobar (USA)     

9 December at 19:00, Divadlo Na Orlí Theatre

Evelina Domnitch/ Dmitry Gelfand (NL/RUS/BY) – Force Field   

Elementy (CZ)

11 December at 19:30, HF JAMU Chamber Hall

HF JAMU Studio of Contemporary Music

Concert featuring compositions by teachers and students of the Department of Composition, Conducting and Opera Direction of the HF JAMU

JAMU / archive photo

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