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Hearing Metropolis

Sampler Series


February 7th, 2017

20h30 L’auditori, BARCELONA


Malin Bång (SE): Turbid Motion

Hanna Hartman (SE): borderlines

Johan Svensson (SE): Amperian Loops II

Manuel Rodriguez Valenzuela (ES): 24

Carlos de Castellarnau (ES): Cabinet de curiosités*

Rei Munakata (JP/SE): Buckle in the Air II


Curious Chamber Players’ Spanish debut! As a part of concert series “Sampler Series”, we will be all over the piano and spring drums during Manuel Rodriguez Valenzuela’s masterpiece, 24. We will curiously give world premiere of Cabinet de curiosités by Carlos de Castellarnau.


Ann Elkjär/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Ulrik Nilsson/percussion, Magdalena Meitzner/percussion, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, Karolina Öhman/cello, Malin Bång/objects, Rei Munakata/conductor


 

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Barcelona Composition Workshop

ESMUC


February 9th, 2017

11h00 Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya, BARCELONA


Carla G. Ginjaume: Swung Open*

Guillem Gongora: Metallic Call*

Angela Luque: Glass and Steel*

Gemma Ragués Pujol: REM*

José Mora Gonzalez: El fantasma de tu memoria*


Contemporary music is all about exploring something new and fresh. Curious Chamber Players are delighted to give workshop to composition students in the heart of exciting Barcelona, the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia. We are looking forward to creating new collaborations and experimentation!


Ann Elkjär/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Ulrik Nilsson/percussion, Magdalena Meitzner/percussion, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, Karolina Öhman/cello, Malin Bång/composition tutor, Rei Munakata/conductor


 


Kudzu / The 6th Phase


April 8th, 2017

20h30 Deutschlandfunk LF Kammermusiksaal, COLOGNE


Malin Bång (SE): Kudzu / The 6th Phase*


Plants have existed on earth for 1200 million years and make up 99.7% of the biomass of the earth. Our ensemble composer, Malin Bång, received commission opportunity from Deutschlandfunk in Cologne to compose a 50 minutes long music documentary drama based on the power of plants and global warming including video projection, electronics, and objects.


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Martin Welander/percussion, Magdalena Meitzner/inside piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, My Hellgren/cello, Malin Bång/electronics, Fredrik Olofsson/projection, Rei Munakata/conductor


 


Structures of Light and Spruce

Malin Bång portrait CD recording


June 2017

Element studio, GÖTEBORG


Malin Bång (SE): Structures of Molten Light

Malin Bång (SE): Excerpt from Kudzu / The 6th Phase

Malin Bång (SE): Palinode

Malin Bång (SE): Purfling

Malin Bång (SE): Arching


Finally we will portrait our ensemble composer in a CD!!!


Hannah Törnell Wettermark/flute, Dries Tack/clarinet, Martin Welander/percussion, Erika Öhman/percussion, Anna Christensson/piano, Frederik Munk Larsen/guitar, Karin Hellqvist/violin, My Hellgren/cello, Karolina Öhman/cello, Malin Bång/electronics, Rei Munakata/conductor, Linus Andersson/sound technician