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Ombres et Lumières

Ensemble intercontemporain - Marzena Diakun - Emmanuelle Ophèle - Saariaho, Durieux, Levinas
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 1h30 with 1 intermission



Kaija Saariaho
Couleurs du vent
pour flûte alto
Michaël Levinas
Les voix ébranlées
commande de l'Ensemble intercontemporain, Festival Musica Strasbourg
Prière d'insérer
commande de l'Ensemble intercontemporain, Festival Musica Strasbourg, création mondiale
Kaija Saariaho
pour huit instruments
Frédéric Durieux
Theater of Shadows II - In Memoriam Christian Boltanski
commande de l'Ensemble intercontemporain, création mondiale
Ensemble intercontemporain
Marzena Diakun , conducting
Emmanuelle Ophèle , flute
Clément Marie , ingénieur son

Under the direction of Marzena Diakun, the Ensemble Intercontemporain offers a programme steeped in visual art—evoking the flashes and occultations of a lighthouse in the night, and featuring a shadow play with a mythical aura.


Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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Porte de Pantin station
Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5
Tram 3B 


221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

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