George Benjamin at Strasbourg Musica

George Benjamin at Strasbourg Musica

George Benjamin is Featured Composer at Strasbourg’s prestigious Musica festival, in September and October 2005.

This will be the largest focus on his music ever mounted in France with eleven of his works being performed, including the European premiere of Dance Figures and the French premiere of Palimpsests. Other major works to be performed include Sudden Time, Sometime Voices, Three Inventions for Chamber Orchestra, At First Light, Shadowlines,  and A Mind of Winter:


Dance Figures (European premiere), Palimpsests (French premiere) & Sudden Time
23.9.05, Sudwestrundfunk Orchester/George Benjamin

Shadowlines
24.9.05, Pierre-Laurent Aimard

A Mind of Winter
25.9.05, Marisol Mobtalvo/Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg/Matthias Pintscher

Three Miniatures for Solo Violin
25.9.05, Carolin Widmann

Viola, Viola
28.9.05, Ictus Ensemble (Paul Declerck & Geneviève Strosser)

Sometime Voices
1.10.05, James Bobby/SWR Vokalensemble/Stuttgart Radio Symphony/Heinz Holliger

At First Light & Three Inventions for Chamber Orchestra
6.10.05, Ensemble Contrechamps/George Benjamin