6/03 - 11/03/2021 –
On Friday February 19th Giovanni Di Domenico – New Mo(ve)ments Ensemble stopped by at De Singer for a short residency. From Sat March 6th until Wed March 10th Sound in Motion (Oorstof), De Singer and De Studio will broadcast the resulting concert of this residency. You can see and listen to this concert as much and whenever you want. The access to this event is free/gratis, donations are welcome (see donation button at the ticket check out). In order to proceed to check out first select +1 in the ticket square and then click Get Tickets …
In 2010 Giovanni Di Domenico formed a band called “Mo(ve)ments Ensemble” and released a CD on Belgian independent label Spocus The concept and repertoire of that band reflected Di Domenico’s love for subtle orchestration and chamber music sensibilities, the basic idea behind it being the dissertation of the organic elements that form the instruments involved (in that case the wood of the strings and clarinet) and the re-construction of them by means of musical ideas (again: the orchestration, the particular ‘colour’ of those instruments).
After more then 10 years Di Domenico is forming a New Mo(ve)ments Ensemble: the line-up changed as the focus now will not be on organic elements (not only strings: the line-up this time mixes much more those elements, with brass, aerophone and percussion instruments added) but rather on the melodic/harmonic interaction between those instruments and on the timbral characteristics of each of those instruments, all tied together by Di Domenico’s arrangements and sensibilities.
Ananta Roosens – violin, trumpet
Quentin Manfroy – flutes
Kalle Moberg – accordion
Stan Maris – accordion
Niels Van Heertum – euphonium
Manolo Cabras – bass
Giovanni Di Domenico – piano, compositions and arrangements
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