Manifeste 2012
Day by day program / May, 2012
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Thomas Adès, charismatic composer and director, is devoted to the ancient passion like György Kurtág. Directed by the soloists from the Conservatoire de Paris and the Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie have come together to perform Kurtág's magnificent Messages de feu Demoiselle R.V. Troussova.

Another vocal masterpiece on this evening's program, Etymo by Luca Francesconi, puts the Carnets intimes and Le Voyage by Baudelaire on stage. By way of a finale for this first edition of ManiFeste, the caesura from the Fleurs du mal, "Say, what did you see?"

  • Luca Francesconi Etymo
  • György Kurtág Messages de feu Demoiselle R.V. Troussova
  • Thomas Adès Chamber Symphony
  • Franco Donatoni Hot

Sopranos Raquel Camarinha, Natalia Zagorinskaya
Saxophone Carl Emmanuel Fisbach
Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie
Conductors Thomas Adès, Pablo Rus Broseta
IRCAM Computer Music Design Tom Mays, Thomas Hummel

An IRCAM/Les Spectacles vivants-Centre Pompidou coproduction in partnership with the Cnsmdp (Students in the Artist Performer Diploma Program). With the support of the Sacem and the EACEA (Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency), Projet Culture 2007-2013 of the European Commission.

Illustration: Charles Baudelaire by Étienne Carjat


Sunday, July 1, 9pm / Centre Pompidou, Grande Salle

  • Ticket Prices: Full Price 18€ | Discount Price 14€ | ManiFeste Pass 10€