900presente 2018-19

XX season

Full season

 

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    Richard Strauss
    Der Rosenkavalier (1910)
    Film version for Salonorchester (1925)

    Anton Webern
    Sechs Stücke op. 6 per ochestra (1909)
    Author's transcription for chamber orchestra (1920)

    Johann Strauss (Sohn)
    Kaiserwalzer (1889)
    Transcription for ensemble by Arnold Schönberg (1925)

     

     

  • Actors form the Radio-drama Department of RSI

    DIRECTION Claudio Laiso

     

    Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

     

     

    Paul Claudel – Arthur Honegger
    Tête d’Or 
    Radioplay for actors and orchestra
    Music by Arthur Honegger
    Elaboration for chamber orchestra by Pierre Boulez (1959)

    Text adaptation by Antonio Zanoletti from the play by Paul Claudel

  • TENOR Mirko Guadagnini

     

    Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Francesco Bossaglia

     

    Hans Zender
    Schuberts „Winterreise“. Eine komponierte Interpretation (1993) for tenor and orchestra

  • BARITONE Richard Rittelmann

     

    Choir of Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana

    CONDUCTOR Mark Kölliker

     

    Ensemble900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

    Klaus Huber
    Beati Pauperes II (1979) for small orchestra, 7 solo voices and choir

    …Ausgespannt… (1972) per baritone, organ, 5 instrumental groups and electronics

    Younghi Pagh-Paan
    “Il vento soffia dove vuole, …, ma non sai donde viene né dove va.” (2018) in memoriam Klaus Huber for 10 instruments
    (premiere)

  • Accademia Teatro Dimitri

    DIRECTION Giampaolo Gotti

     

    SUPSI DACD

    MULTIMEDIAL SCENE Andreas Gysin 

     

    Ensemble900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

    Multimedial show based on Platone's texts with musics by John Cage

     

     

     

     

  • STAGE AND LIGHT DESIGN LuganoInScena

    WITH
    Roberto Latini
    Elena Rivoltini
    Anahì Traversi
    Michele Rezzonico

    SOUND DIRECTION Fabrizio Rosso

    LIVE-ELECTRONICS AND DIFFUSION Alberto Barberis, Nadir Vassena

    Ensemble900

    CONDUCTOR Francesco Bossaglia

    Giorgio Battistelli
    I Cenci (1997)
    Teatro di musica da Antonin Artaudper for orchestra, 4 actors and electronics
    (Swiss premiere)
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

900presente 2017-18

XIX season

Full programme

 

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    CORO DI VOCI BIANCHE CLAIRIÈRE

    CONDUCTOR Brunella Clerici 

     

    PIANO Margherita Gulino

    ONDE MARTENOT Caroline Ehret

     

    Programme notes

    Klaus Huber 1924 - 2017

    Ein Hauch von Unzeit III (1972)
    for ensemble

     

    Karlheinz Stockhausen 1928 - 2007

    STOP (Paris version) (1965)
    for orchestra

     

    Olivier Messiaen 1908 - 1992

    Trois petites liturgies de la présence divine (1944) for boys’ choir, piano, onde Martenot, percussion and strings

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    NARRATOR Betsy Jolas

     

    SOPRANO Carole Sidney Louis

     

    Progamme notes

    Betsy Jolas

    D’un opéra de voyage (1967)

    Fredons (2013) (first Swiss performance)

    Rambles thru 44 The mysterious stranger by Mark Twain (2014) (first Swiss performance)

     

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Francesco Bossaglia

     

    Programme notes

    Bernd Alois Zimmermann

    Kontraste (1953)

    Un «petit rien» (1964)

       

    Paul Hindemith

    Der Dämon, op.28a (1923)

    Hérodiade (1944)

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    NARRATOR

    Claire Michel de Haas

     

    SOPRANO 

    Alice Rossi

    Claude Debussy

    Les Chansons de Bilitis (1901)

     

    Pierre Boulez

    Improvisations sur Mallarmé I, II, III (1957/1962)

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Elena Schwarz

    Luigi Nono

    Polifonica – Monodia - Ritmica (1951)

     

    Klaus Huber

    Zwei Sätze für Ensemble (1979/83)

     

    Dieter Mack

    Ramai (1987)

    Luft (2012) (first Swiss performance)

     

     

     

     

     

  • ACCADEMIA TEATRO DIMITRI

    DIRECTOR Pavel Štourač

     

    SUPSI DACD

    MULTIMEDIA Franco Cavani and Andreas Gysin

     

    ENSEMBLE 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

    Performance with music by Igor Stravinsky

    and text by Pablo Picasso 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

900presente 2016-17

XVIII season 

Full programme

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    VOICES Luisa Castellani and Carole Sidney Louis

    FLUTE Matteo Del Monte

     

     

    Programme notes

     

    Pierre Boulez 

    Mémoriale (1985) (… explosante-fixe … Originel)
    for solo flute and eight instruments

     

    Arnold Schönberg 

    Erwartung (1909)
    One-act monodrama Op. 17
    Adaptation for chamber orchestra by Faradsch Karajew (1999/2004), revised by Arturo Tamayo

    Pierrot lunaire op. 21 (1912)
    for narrator and 5 instruments

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    SOPRANO Ayumi Togo

    GUITAR Roberto Battino 

     

    Programme notes

     

    Pierre Elcat

    Éclat (1965)
    for orchestra

     

    György Kurtág

    Brefs Messages op. 47 (2011)
    for small ensemble

    Quattro poemi di Anna Achmatova op. 41 (1997 – 2008)
    for soprano and chamber ensemble

    Grabstein für Stephan op. 15/c (1989)
    in memoriam Stephan Stein
    for guitar and groups of instruments

     

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    ENSEMBLE DEL CORO CLAIRIÈRE 

    CONDUCTOR Brunella Clerici

     

    RSI DRAMA DEPARTMENT

    RADIO DIRECTOR Claudio Laiso

     

    ACTORS Antonio Zanoletti and Margherita Coldesina

     

    CONTROLUCE TEATRO D'OMBRE

    DIRECTOR Alberto Jona

     

    Programme notes

    José Maria Sánchez-Verdú

    Il Giardino della vita
    (2016, commissioned by 900presente)
    for two actors, one soprano, one child, boys’ choir
    and eight instruments

     

    Gilberto Isella

    libretto

     

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Francesco Bossaglia

     

    SOUND DIRECTOR Fabrizio Rosso

    LIVE-ELECTRONICS Alberto Barberis

     

     

    Programme notes

    Pierre Boulez 

    Messagesquisse (1976/2000)
    adaptation for solo viola and 6 violas by Christophe Desjardins

     

    Morton Subotnick

    The Key to Songs (1985)
    for two pianos, two percussionists, viola, cello and live-electronics

     

    Steve Reich

    City life (1995)
    for ensemble 

     

  • Ensemble 900

    CONDUCTOR Arturo Tamayo

     

    SOPRANO Ayumi Togo 

    NARRATOR Claire Michel de Haas

    BARITONE Richard Rittelman  

    TENOR Nuno Santos 

    CHILD VOICE Maria Guffi 

     

    Programme notes

     

    Maurice Ohana

    Trois contes de l'Honorable Fleur (1978)
    Chamber work for soprano and ensemble

     

    Maurice Ravel

    Frontispice (1918)
    for orchestra (adapt. P. Boulez, 2007) 

     

    Manuel De Falla

    El Retablo de Maese Pedro (1922)
    for voice and ensemble