There are people who climb the highest mountains or dive into the deepest sea caves. Adolescents who sail solo around the world. And then there are composers who explore pristine soundscapes. Klas Torstensson is such a composer. He dangles from cliffs, wanders over tranquil plains, weathers gusts of winds ... while working in his loft at home. The result is an amazingly strong and rich oeuvre which has been performed, praised, and admired all over the world.” (Saskia Törnqvuist)
A very varied programme, with soprano Katrien Baerts, conductor Bas Wiegers and Asko|Schönberg: Bulsink, Hilli, Torstensson and Tulve. Recently the Volkskrant called Bas Wiegers 'the growth brilliant among the conductors in their forties in The Netherlands'.
Ville Raasakka’s works are performed by the Klangforum Wien (Vienna), the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, der/gelbe/klang (Munich), Mise-en Ensemble (New York), Dal Niente (Chicago), Ensemble Lemniscate (Basel) and the Finnish Baroque Orchestra at the most esteemed festivals such as Eclat (Stuttgart), June in Buffalo (Buffalo), Tage der Neuen Musik Bamberg (Bamberg), Festival Archipel (Geneva) and […]
Wilma Pistorius was born in South Africa and started playing the cello when she was four years old. From an early age, she has been fascinated by the expressive possibilities of music and has been playing with music in her imagination for as long as she can remember.