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Darkness into Light

[sax] + Sleichim + Latvian Radio Choir

At Flagey’s request, the Latvian Radio Choir and BL!NDMAN [sax] have created a unique show pairing Early and Contemporary music. The young Latvian Jekabs Nimanis has been tasked with composing a piece for a quartet of saxophones and choir with particular specifications. The concert starts in total darkness, with light gradually returning throughout the performance.

Eric Sleichim: artistic direction, arrangement and tubax

BL!NDMAN [sax]
Koen Maas: soprano saxophone
Roeland Vanhoorne: alto saxophone
Piet Rebel: tenor saxophone
Raf Minten: baritone saxophone

Latvijas Radiokoris
Sigvards Klava: artistic direction and conductor

Programme

J. Harvey: Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco, for electronics
O. Di Lasso:Sibylline Prophecies (fragments: I. Carmina chromatico, VIII.Sibylla Phyrgia, XII.Sibylla Agrippa), for choir
P. Bartholomée: Ricercar for saxophone quartet
A. Hillborg: Muoayiyoum for choir
O. Di Lasso: Omnia tempus Habent, for choir and saxophone quartet
J. Nimanis:Das Selige Stillschweigen, for choir, soprano, alto, tenor, baritone saxophones and tubax in E-flat (Première)
J. S. Bach: Motet ‘O Jesu Meine Freude’, for choir and saxophone quartet
A. Pärt: Da Pacem Domine

Agenda

2015
26 Apr
Flagey
Brussel - Bruxelles (BE)