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PHILIP GLASS & LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES

PHILIP GLASS & LES ENFANTS TERRIBLES

« The Labeque sisters are tremendous. They're great performers, and great interpreters. And they're wonderful supporters of music-not only modern music, but just music. It was great to work with them »   Philip Glass Philip Glass’s music occupies a special place in Katia & Marielle Labèque’s creation. At Philip Glass’s request, Michael Riesman, his longtime collaborator and arranger, did the arrangement of the opera ‘Les  ...

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NICO MUHLY "IN CERTAIN CIRCLES" FOR TWO PIANOS AND ORCHESTRA

NICO MUHLY

The world Premiere with New York Philharmonic was cancelled in June 2020 due to Covid 19   German premiere Dusseldorf Commission (March 5,7,8 2021)    ...

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« DON’T FEAR THE LIGHT »

Special guest: Thom Yorke
« DON’T FEAR THE LIGHT »

April 2019 : world premiere of Thom Yorke’s compositions for Katia & Marielle Labèque. Titled « Don’t Fear The Light », and a new song «  Gawpers »  these pieces for two pianos, electronics and modular synthesizer are Yorke’s first compositions for classical music artists and concert halls.  
 
Thom Yorke was on stage with Katia & Marielle Labèque at the Philharmonie de Paris (7 April), Auditorium de Lyon (8 April), Barbican Centre London (9 April) and Elb Philharmonie(Hamburg), the four co-commissioners of the works.

 

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BRYCE DESSNER "DREAM HOUSE QUARTET"

BRYCE DESSNER

“Dessner is an important composer with a developed technique and an intense emotional voice. He continues today as a major voice of his generation.”  [Steve Reich, 2018] Haven for two guitars and two pianos, was performed first in 2019: Philharmonie de Paris (7th April), Auditorium de Lyon (8th), Barbican, London (9th) and Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (10th). Next concerts 2021 will be  Amsterdam , Zurich, Eindhoven, Budapest  dates will be announced soon a  ...

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ORIGINAL SOUNDS

Original Sounds

"Mozart on Walter Fortepianos" Fortepianos used for this Mozart concert are made by Paul McNulty, who is one of the most highly respected builders working today.  The instruments modeled after the instruments of A.Walter (1752 - 1826) and are the result of his long research of the originals, and particularly one ca.1792 Walter instrument which builder had on restoration in his workshop. Anton Walter, who had the title of ´Chamber Organ Builder and Instrument Maker´  ...

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NAZARENO

Nazareno

OSVALDO GOLIJOV / GONZALO GRAU for two pianos, percussions, and orchestra A TOUR IS PLANNED IN JUNE 2022 WITH COLOMBIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONDUCTED BY ANDRES OROZCO_ESTRADA. The piece for two pianos, latinos percussions and orchestra is based on "La Pasión Según San Marcos" by Osvaldo Golijov. Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov, has been hailed by the New York Times as 'standing the whole world on its ear'. 'The Pasión will stand as the first indisputably  ...

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VIKTORIA MULLOVA AND KATIA

VIKTORIA MULLOVA AND KATIA

duet violin/piano Longstanding friends, Katia Labèque and the violinist Viktoria Mullova, have been  performing in duo recitals since 2001. Their first tour took place in February (Italy) then March (Germany and Portugal) and  the City of London festival which was an outstanding success and was recorded and broadcast 2 days later on BBC Radio 3. The concerts received much critical acclaim. Recent performances included recital at Carnegie Hall-New York, Athens, Lucerne, Schubert  ...

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