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What exactly do we know about the young generation of Mexican musicians, which, with the help of North-American tropism, accounts for musical current events in Mexico and the United States, but is so rarely heard in Europe?

The Sillages ensemble, invited to Mexico in 2009, discovered wildly talented young composers who, strengthened by having gone through a tormented history, are writing original, innovative compositions.
What a pleasure it is to hear Javier Alvarez’s explosive Temazcal again, masterfully performed by Hélène Colombotti, or to discover the astonishing Alejandro Gómez Villagómez and maestro Javier Torres Maldonado, gifted and prolific, whose works are demanded by all ensembles.
Not to overlook Silvestre Revueltas, considered Mexico’s first great modern composer and sadly forgotten today...

Arturo Fuentes : Plexus for saxophone tenor and electronics
Alejandro Gomez Villagomez : En el sueño mismo… salmo 127 :2 for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello. FRENCH CREATION
Sylvestre Revueltas : Three pieces for violin and piano
Javier Alvarez : Temazcal for maracas and recorded sounds
Javier Torres Maldonado : Interstizi for violin and cello. FRENCH CREATION
Hemisferios artificiales, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, cello

Javier Alvarez (1956) : Temazcal
A film by Didier Olivré


Ensemble Sillages
Le Quartz
60, rue du Château
BP 91039
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