BLACK BOX MUSIC

BLACK BOX MUSIC

Simon Steen-Andersen (2012)
DEBUT: Tomek Szczepaniak
Charlottenborgs Festsal, Nyhavn 2
10/03/2019 kl. 19:30 - 21:30. Free entrance.
Concert organized by Royal Danish Academy of Music as part of the PULSAR Festival.

Black Box Music is scored for percussion solo, amplified box, 15 instruments and video. The starting point is the classical soloist-conductor, only in this case, the conducting and solo part are one and the same. The setting is a traditional theater stage with curtains, props and lighting, only in this case, the stage is also an instrument. Black Box Music could be said to be a deconstruction of conducting and puppet theater as well as an exploration and exploitation of the audio/visual relations inherent in conducting and staging.

Ensemble K!ART collaborated with Tomek Szczepaniak and the DKDM sinfonietta for two performances of Simon Steen-Andersens audio-visual masterpiece for percussion solist and 15 instrumentalists for Tomeks DEBUT concert.

Oriol Pares, saxofon
Eduardo Sanchez Moreno, basklarinet
Mikolaj Kuta, fagot
Auri Lampela, horn
Miguel Vanborg, trompet
Eugen Lontos, basun
Klaes Breiner Nielsen, Jonathan Jakshøj, Bartłomiej Sutt, slagtøj
Radoslaw Jarocki, bratsch
Iiris Tötterström, cello
Stephen Buckley, kontrabas
Niè Fei, klaver
Mikkel Schou, elguitar
Nikolai Petersen, harpe
Production: Filip Melo
Sound processing and rehearsing: Simon Steen-Andersen
Sound engineers: Gediminas Sudnikavicius, Jonas Krossli, Johannes Pedersen, Yangyadi Deng