6/10/2018 – 19:30
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Whether Bach, Telemann or Parmegiani it all comes natural for violinist Aisha Orazbayeva while lifting the concept of ’spoken word performance’ to a whole new level with writer, performer Tim Etchells additionally.
Aisha Orazbayeva is a violin player from Kazakhstan residing in London but worldwide coming into prominence with her music. seemingly effortless she navigates between composed work and adventurous sounds. For (From) Bach To The Future she interprets work from Bach and Telemann, renders the electronic composition Violostries by Bernard Parmegiani, diffused by Yves De Mey, and together with English writer and performer Tim Etchells lifts the fundamental notion of Spoken Word to a whole new level.
‘From Bach to the Future’ – is an adventurous concert series at the Museum Vleeshuis and a great opportunity to casually discover how Baroque still lives on in contemporary music, albeit in different forms. Not just in the obvious context of classical music, but also in the world of free improv, contemporary composition, world music and the avant-garde.
With Antwerp’s Museum Vleeshuis – encompassing 600 years of music history, as the perfect location and renowned musicians like Aisha Orazbayeva, Tim Etchells, Mary Jane Leach, Raphael Rogiński, Maya Homburger, Barry Guy, Charlemagne Palestine, Frederik Leroux, Heleen Van Haegenborgh, Eline Duerinck, Jan Daelman, Marjolein Vernimmen and Yves De Mey the public can hear and see how improvisation and experimentation relate to the Baroque, how you can still recognise Baroque elements in improvisation, contemporary composition and experimental music. The concert series includes five events/concerts and an exhibition.
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