Made in USA

Creation 2011

« The youth of America is their oldest tradition » (Oscar Wilde)

Listening to the works of John Cage, Morton Feldman, John Adams and Steve Reich, four American composers on the programme of this concert, one immediately notices that in no way do they resemble the creations of European composers. Even though nurtured by the same culture, they have no qualms about turning their back on it, inventing their own languages at the root of which one always finds John Cage, the precursor who opened, or rather smashed down, the doors of musical propriety.

Vincent Leterme, piano / Lyonel Schmit, violin / Nadine Bodiguel, violin / Gilles Deliège, viola / Séverine Ballon, cello
First performance : 27 January 2011 by Ensemble Sillages at Le Quartz, Scène nationale de Brest

Musicians season 2013-2014 :
Vincent Leterme, piano / Lyonel Schmit, violin / Alexandra Greffin Klein, violin / Gilles Deliège, viola / Ingrid Schoenlaub, cello

Ensemble Sillages
Le Quartz
60, rue du Château
BP 91039
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