Viola Spaces by Garth Knox is a household name in the field of contemporary music for viola. Knox, born in Ireland and raised in Scotland, is a violist, a former member of Pierre Boulez’ Ensemble InterContemporain and later of the Arditti Quartet, and has worked with such figures as Boulez, György Kurtág and Hans Werner Henze. A few years ago, Knox embarked on a special collaboration with Diamanda Dramm. Together they composed Violin Spaces, a sequel to Viola Spaces: a series of concert studies for solo violin.
Fluxus, which means ‘fluid’ or ‘constantly changing’, is a series in Club Nine organized in collaboration with TivoliVredenburg. This series focuses on young ensembles and musicians and consists of programmes containing a whole lot of new repertoire showcasing the latest developments in contemporary music. Where possible, the composers will be present and will discuss their own work. The small-scale and informal set-up places the audience in very close contact with the performers.
violin, voice, organ
Diamanda Dramm & Garth Knox - composers
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