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2007_Society for Contemporary Music, Russia 

Year: 
Report: 

Centre for Contemporary Music, Moscow Russian Associated Section of ISCM
Annual Report July 2006 – November 2007

 

I. General Situation

Please find enclosed the article “Ten Steps of the FORUM” devoted to the 10th edition of the Moscow Forum Festival (April 2007) by artistic director of the Centre for Contemporary Music and festival. It fully explains the situation in contemporary music area in Russia.

 

II. National and international  activities of the Section


1. Conclusion of the 3-years project "Ein Klang. The Anthology of the Musik of the XX century" (started in 2005).
During 3 years the "Studio for New Music" ensemble performs 35 concerts throughout the country. Also there is scheduled several concerts in Germany each of the year. Programs successively present the development of the music of the XX Century. Concerts in Russian province of the explained period took place in Tver, Ryazan', Voronezh, Smolensk, Vladimir, Orenburg and Kazan. The concert in Germany in 2006 took place in Konzerthaus, Berlin. Its program presented Russian avant-garde music of the 20th years of XX Century. Project received the prizes of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung and Kulturstiftung des Bundes (Germany).

2. Conclusion of the project "MOZ-ART” – 4 concerts of the contemporary music compositions devoted to Mozart.
Performers - "Studio for New Music" ensemble.

 

3. Premiere of the opera “Boxing Pushkin” in Netherlands composed by Vladimir Tarnopolski and young Russian composers Nikholay Khrust, Olga Bochihina, Nikolay Gorlinsky, Alexey Sioumak. In cooperation with Orchestra de Ereprijs and Generale Oost. 14 May Arnhem, 15 May Apeldoorn, 16 May Nijmegen, 18 May Amsterdam, 19 May Hague

4. Series "Concert-portrait"
20 October 2006 Philippe Hurel (France); 15 December 2006 Martijn Padding (The Netherlands), 12 March 2007 Yury Vorontsov (Russia); 26 October 2007 Gerard Grisey (France), 30 October 2007 Valentin Silvestrov (Ukraine)

5. Contemporary Music in Different Countries of the World. Concerts-panoramas

11 October 2006 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert of Contemporary Israel Music: D.Yuhas, B.Olivero, R.Seroussi, A.Ben-Shabetai, H.Adjiashvili, A.Adler, G.Levinson

 9 November 2006 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert of the Finish Contemporary Music: J.Tiensuu, H.Pohjannoro, K.Saarjaho, M.Lindberg, L.Wennäkoski

19 December 2006 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert of the contemporary Polish Music: M.Churzynski, P.Sidor, W.Widlak, W.Ziemovit Zych

17 October 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert-panorama of the Swiss Contemporary Music: B.Furrer, W.Feldman, O,Bianchi, Ch.Neidhoefer, H.Holliger, F.Hoch

 

6. Series of concerts “Sound and light/ Alexander Skrjabin and composers of the XX Century”

9 February 2007 – Moscow Arts Centre – A.Skrjabin, N.Obuhov, T.Murail

23 March 2007 - Moscow Arts Centre – A.Skrjabin, A.Lourie, N.Roslavets, I.Wyshnegradsky, A.Schoenberg

 

7. Series of concerts “Masterpieces of the Austrian symphonic music in the transcriptions for chamber ensemble”

20 February 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – A.Schoenberg

8 June 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – A.Berg

 

 

8. X International “Moscow Forum” Festival for Contemporary Music

“Freedom of Sound” April 9-14 2007

 

List of events

 

APRIL 9, Monday

 

18:00 Press-conference and exhibition “Moscow Forum – 10 years”

19:00 Concert: The Pioneers of Russian Avant-garde

Dmitry Schostakovich                       Interlude to the Scenes 3 and 6 from the “Nose” (1928)

(1906-1975)

Nikolay Roslavets (1881-1944)         Chamber Symphony №1 (1927, reconstructed by Alexander Raskatov)

Alexander Mosolov (1900-1973)      Factory. Machines’ music. Version for chamber orchestra (1926)

***

Alfred Schnitke (1934-1998)            Dialogue for cello and 7 musicians (1965)

Edison Denisov (1929-1996)            Sun of the Incas, cantata for soprano and ensemble on the texts of Gabriela Mistral (1964)

 

Ekaterina Kichigina (soprano), Olga Galochkina (cello), Mark Pekarsky’s percussion ensemble,

STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, Igor Dronov, conductor

 

20:30 Presentation: the group “Sound Plasticity”

Nikolay Khrust (1982)             Trembling for flute and ensemble (2005)

Vladimir Gorlinsky (1984)        Beiklang for trumpet and ensemble (2006)

Olga Bochikhina (1980)           Chordoneon for chamber orchestra (2006, WP)

Andrey Kuligin (1973)             The Creation of “Prometheus” for voice and ensemble (2004)

Aleksey Sioumak (1976)         Illusion of a Concert for piano and chamber orchestra (2006)

 

Marina Rubinstein (flute), Nikolay Kamenev (trumpet), Svetlana Boichenko (soprano),

Mona Haba (piano), STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, Igor Dronov, conductor

 

APRIL 10, Tuesday

 

Series of workshops for performers and composers (ensemble Recherche)

12:00 – Melise Mellinger (violin)

14:00 Jean-Pierre Collot (pinao)

16:00 Barbara Maurer (viola)

 

19:00 Concert: An order to the Army of Arts

Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006)                Quartet №2 (1968, RP)

Steve Reich (1936)                           Different Trains (1988, RP)

Frederic Rzewski (1938)                  Prikaz No. 2 to the Army of Artists for speaker, string quartet and piano (1984)

 

STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC quartet: Stanislav Malyshev, Inna Zilberman, Anna Burchik,

Olga Kalinova. Natalia Cherkasova (piano), Fyodor Sofronov (speaker)

 

20:30 Concert: Hammerklavier and Maître

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1927)  Sonata №29 Hammerklavier, op.106 (1816-1818)

Pierre Boulez (1925)                           Соната №2

 

MARC PONTHUS, piano (USA)

 

 

APRIL 11, Wednesday

 

12:00 Round table discussion

Contemporary Music in Contemporary Society

Wherein Lies the Novelty of New Music?

Contemporary Musicology: A Learder or an Outsider among the Humanitarian Disciplines?

 

19:00 Concert: Avant-garde Guitarissimo

Helmut Lachenmann (1935)    Salut für Caudwell for two guitars(1977, RP)

Tristan Murail (1947)               Tellur for guitar (1977, RP)

Faraj Karaev (1943)                (K)ein kleines Schauspiel on the text of Ernst Jandle for two guitars and flute (1998)

 

Vladimir Gorlinsky (guitar), Dmitry Tatarkin (guitar), Maria Okhotina (guitar),

Evgenia Chepikova (flute)

 

20:30 Concert: Recherche I

Arnold Schönberg (1874-1951)    Trio op. 45 for violin, viola and cello (1946)

Morton Feldman (1926-1987)        Instruments III for flute, oboe and percussion (1977, RP)

Helmut Lachenmann (1935)          Streichtrio (1965, RP)

***

Jonathan Harvey (1939)               The Riot for flute, clarinet and piano (1993, RP)

Wolfgang Rihm (1952)                  Über die Linie VI for flute, violin and cello (2005, RP)

 

ENSEMBLE RECHERCHE (Germany)

 

 

APRIL 12, Thursday

 

Series of workshops for performers and composers (ensemble Recherche)

12:00 – Asa Åkerberg (cello)

 

19:00 Concert: Drum Choreography

Dmitry Schostakovich               Interlude to the Scenes 3 and 6 from the “Nose” (1928)

Viktor Ekimovsky (1947)           Assumption for percussion ensemble. Composition 58 (1989)

John Cage (1912-1992)            Credo in US for piano, percussion, electric bell and radio receiver (1942)

***

Frederic Rzewski (1938)          Angel shoot form the cycle ”Fall of the Empire” for vibraphone (2007)

Alexander Wustin (1943)          Spirit of Luigi для ансамбля ударных (1990)

Alexander Raskatov (1953)      Madrigal in metal for percussion ensemble (1993)

Vladimir Martynov (1946)          Action(1978)

 

MARK PEKARSKY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE:

Andrey Doinikov, Andrey Vinnitsky, Dmitry Shchyolkin, Dmitry Vlasik, Anton Vashukov, Dmitry Selipanov, Evgeniy Poltorakov, Grigory Durnovo, Kseniya Krasavina, Lev Konovalov

 

20:30 Concert: On the Verge of the Night: instrumental solos by Salvatore Sciarrino (1947)

Esplorazione del bianco III for percussion (1986)

Ai limiti della notte for viola (1982)

L’orologio di bergson for flute (1999)

Sonate II for piano (1983)

Andante (no 2) and Volubile (no 4) from 6 Capricci for violin (1976)

Let me die before I wake for clarinet (1982)

Sonate III for piano (1987)

 

The soloists of ENSEMBLE RECHERCHE:

Christian Dierstein (percussion), Barbara Maurer (viola), Martin Fahlenbock (flute),

Jean-Pierre Collot (piano), Melise Mellinger (violin), Shizuyo Oka (clarinet) 

 

 

APRIL 13, Friday

 

Series of workshops for performers and composers (ensemble Recherche)

12:00 – chamber ensemble

 

19:00 Concert: Against the current

Charles Ives (1974-1954)               Three-Page Sonata (1906)

John Cage (1912-1992)                  Daughters of the Lonesome Isle (1945)

Morton Feldman (1926-1987)          Vertical Thoughts 4 (1963)

                                                        Intermission 4 (1952)

                                                        Variations (1951)

Galina Ustvolskaya (1919-2006)    Sonata №6 (1988)

Alexander Knaifel (1943)                Declaration, the poem of Alexender Pushkin for piano (2003)

Valentin Silvestrov (1937)              Sonata №2 (1975)

 

ALEXEY LYUBIMOV, piano

 

20:30 Concert: Recherche II

Beat Furrer (1954)                Gaspra for ensemble (1988)

Salvatore Sciarrino (1947)    Muro d’orizzonte for flute, oboe and clarinet (1997)

Philippe Hurel (1955)             Tombeau for piano and percussion (1999)

***

Hans Thomalla (1975)           Momentmusicaux for ensemble (2005)

Hugues Dufourt (1943)         L’Afrique for ensemble (2005)

 

ENSEMBLE RECHERCHE (Germany)

 

 

APRIL 14, Saturday

 

19:00 Final concert

Yury Vorontsov (1952)                Touchfor violin and chamber orchestra (1999)

Alexander Wustin (1943)              Theaterfor soprano and chamber orchestra (2006, WP)

Svetlana Roumyantseva (1966)   The Unbearable Lightness of Being for chamber orchestra (1994, RP)

Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997)   Study #5, for chamber orchestra arranged by Yvar Mikhashoff (RP)

****

Tristan Murail (1947)                     Treize couleurs du soleil couchantfor quintet (1978)

Luciano Berio (1925-2003)           O Kingfor voice and ensemble (1967)

Klaus Huber (1924)                       Plainte – Die umgepflügte Zeit II for viola d’amore and chamber orchestra (199

Louis Andriessen (1939)              Workers Unionfor ensemble (1975)

 

Elena Fikhtengolts (violin), Svetlana Savenko (soprano), Danila Galochkin (viola d’amore),

STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE, Igor Dronov, conductor

 

 

 

All the concerts of the festival take place in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Thcaikovsky Conservatory. Other events – in the Conference hall of the Conservatory

 

 

8. IV International Jurgenson Competition for Young Composers

The jury of the 4th Competition has selected 10 finalists. 145 scores from 39 countries were applied. The final round as well as an award ceremony took place on September 28th 2007 in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. During the 2nd round of the competition jury committee consisting of Faradj Karaev (chairman), Alexander Vustin, Boris Getselev, Igor Dronov, Leyla Ismagilova, Marc Pekarsky awarded:

 

  • Category “Composition for Soloist Ensemble”

I Prize              Edgar Barroso (Mexico) – «AION» for ensemble

II Prize             Vladimir Gorlinski (Russia) – «Beiklang» for trumpet and ensemble

                        Nikolai Khrust (Russia) – «Huivering» for flute and ensemble

III Prize            Michael Pelzel (Switzerland) – «…jardins éxuberants…” for ensemble

 

 

  • Category “Composition for String Quartet”

I Prize              Evangelia Tonia (Greece) – String Quartet «Μνημόνιον»

II Prize             Hugo Morales Murguia (Mexico) – String Quartet «Topan»

Diploma           Georgi Dorokhov (Russia) – String Quartet

 

 

  • Category “Composition for percussion or percussion ensemble”

I Prize              Xi Wang (China/USA) – «…Between…» for two percussionists

II Prize            Dmitri Schelkin (Russia) – «Neutrum» for two marimbas and vibraphone

Ivan Velikanov (Russia) – «Percussionata» for percussion ensemble

 

Performers:

STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC Ensemble, Igor Dronov conductor

MARC PEKARSKY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

 

 

9. Other Moscow concerts of the STUDIO for NEW MUSIC ensemble
17 November 2006 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert on the framework of the festival  “In Memory of Oleg Kagan”: A.Schnittke

19 November 2006 – Hall of the Composers’ Union – Concert in the framework of “Moscow Forum” Festival: O.Bochihina, O.Aljushina, A.Kuligin, V.Gorlinsky, S.Zjat’kov

24 November 2006 – Small Hall of the Conservatory – Concert in Memory of Edison Denisov. Soloist A.Rudin (cello)

26 November 2006 – Concert hall of the Journalist’s Institute – Concert “Gallant Paris and revolutionary Moscow”: F.Polenc, A.Skrjabin, N.Roslavets, A.Mosolov

10 January 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert “Declaration of the rights of the symphony’: L.Johnson, J.Adams

16 January 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert of the music of the post-graduate students of the Conservatory: T.Thareva, A.Klichanovsky, H.H.Hernandes, T.Petuhova, M.Chentsov, T.Ismagilov, K.Bodrov  

19 April 2007 – Cinema House “35mm” – Concert in the framework of the festival “Abrakadabra”: E.Varese, I.Kefalidis, A.Kuligin, Squarepusher, Boards of Canada, A.Twin

28 April 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – State Exam in composition of the Moscow Conservatory (chamber music)

8 September 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert “Clarinet plus”: A.Schoenberg, A.Vustin, V.Ekimovsky, E.Denisov

10 September 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert to the jubilee of prof. Barsova: G.Mahler-A.Schnitke, E.Golyshev, A.Lourie

27 September 2007 - Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert to the Memory of prof.Kholopov: E.Denisov, A.Berg

10 October 2007 – Maliy hall of the Moscow Conservatory – Concert in the framework of subscription series of the Moscow Conservatory: P.Hindemith

 

6. Concert tours of the STUDIO for NEW MUSIC ensemble
25 September 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Ryazan): G.Popov, A.Zhivotov, A.Webern, E.Varese

28 September 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Tver): G.Popov, A.Webern, G.Mahler-A.Schnitke, P.Boulez

26 October 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Voronezh): E.Varese, A.Zhivotov, A.Webern, A.Schoenberg, G.Popov

27 October 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Voronezh): P.Boulez, L.Berio, E.Denisov, K.Stokhausen, Y.Xenakis, P.Hurel

2 December 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Berlin, Werner-Otto-Hall of the Konzerthaus): N.Roslavets, A.Mosolov, A.Zhivotov, G.Popov

6 December 2006 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Tver): E.Denisov, L.Berio, A.Part, A.Schnitke, J.Kurtag

23 December 2006 – State Capella, St.Petersburg – concert if the framework of the festival “Farewell to the Year of Mozart”: W.A.Mozart, A.Part, A.Schnitke, N.Korndorf, E.Denisov

1 March 2007 -  concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Smolensk): A.Schoenberg, Ch.Ives, P.Boulez, A.Schnitke, S.Goubaidulina, E.Denisov

2 March 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Smolensk): T.Murail, Y.Xenakis, A.Webern, K.Stokhausen, A.Vustin

28 March 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Vladimir): A.Schnitke, N.Roslavets, L.Berio, J.Ligeti

15 May 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Vladimir): A.Schoenberg, J.ligeti, B.Ferneihough, F.Polenc

31 May 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Orenburg): Ch.Ives, T.Murail, A.Schnitke, S.Goubaidulina, N.Roslavets, A.Berg, L.Andriessen

1 June 20007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Orenburg): Y.Xenakis, L.Berio, E.Denisov, N.Roslavets, Ch.Ives

29 June 2007 – St.Petersburg – concert in the framework of the festival “Fin de Siecle”: Y.Xenakis, F.Karaev, T.Murail, P.Boulez, V.Tarnopolski, Y.Vorontsov, O.Messiaen

18 September 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Kazan): P.Boulez, S.Schleiermacher, E.Denisov, A.Schnitke, R.Kalimullin, L.Andriessen 

19 September 2007 - concert of the project "Ein Klang" (Kazan): T.Murail, S.Goubaidulina, W.Rihm, Z.Sadykova

7. Lectures and workshops
25 September 2006 – Ryazan – Lecture and workshop of O.Tantsov (clarinet)

11 October 2006 – Moscow - meeting with composer Dan Yuhas (Israel)

25 October 2006 – Voronezh - Lecture and workshop of O.Tantsov (clarinet)

12 December 2006 – Moscow - Meeting with composer Martijn Padding (Netherlands)

13 December 2006 – Moscow – Workshop of trumpet player Marco Blaauw (Netherlands)

14 December 2006 – Moscow – Workshop of composer Martijn Padding (Netherlands)

15 December 2006 – Moscow – Workshop of flutist Helen Bledsoe (USA)

18 December 2006 - Moscow – Conference with polish composers M.Churzynski, P.Sidor, W.Widlak, W.Ziemovit Zych

9 January 2007 – Moscow – Meeting with composer Lee Johnson (USA)

18 September 2007 – Kazan – Workshop of Olga Galochkina, cello

18 September 2007 – Kazan – Workshop of Mona Haba, piano

19 September 2007 – Kazan – Lecture of Vladimir Tarnopolski

3 October 2007 – Moscow - Conference devoted to P.Boulez

23 October 2007 – Moscow – Lecture of composer Vladimir Tarnopolski

 

 

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