Monday 19 March 2018 7:30PM

Ensemble intercontemporain

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Carter, Heinz Holliger, Cage and Blaise Ubaldini


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Ensemble intercontemporain
  • Sophie Cherrier flute
  • Jérôme Comte clarinet
  • Jens McManama horn
  • Didier Pateau oboe
  • Paul Riveaux bassoon

French composer Blaise Ubaldini’s credits include performing jazz and rock and working closely with Ensemble intercontemporain.

His fascination with ‘instrumental vocality’ is sure to register in his latest composition for the famed Paris-based contemporary music group, a score crafted for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn, set here in company with compelling modern masterworks for solo and ensemble wind instruments.

  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934)
        • Five Distances for Five Instruments
  • Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
        • Retracing for bassoon
        • Retracing II for solo horn
  • Heinz Holliger (b.1939)
        • Sonata for oboe
  • Elliott Carter
        • Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
  • John Cage (1912-1992)
        • Music for Wind Instruments
  • Blaise Ubaldini (b.1979)
        • New commission (world première)