Argento Chamber Ensemble and Michel Galante are performing music by Beat Furrer in Boston and New York
Program - April 25 in New York
Beat Furrer - Xenos III (2010) for strings and percussion
U.S. premiere; with narration by the composer
Beat Furrer - Still (1998) for ensemble
Beat Furrer - Spazio immergente (2015) for soprano and trombone
World premiere: Tony Arnold, soprano, Tim Albright, trombone
Beat Furrer - linea dell’orizzonte (2012) for 10 musicians
New York premiere
Argento Chamber Ensemble — Michel Galante, conductor
For time, venue and more details please check out the website of the Argento Chamber Ensemble.
New piece "Spazio Immergente II" for 2x16 voices and percussion at ECLAT Festival Stuttgart on February 6
Beat Furrer will be one of the main composers at the Mozarteum Festival "Dialoge" in November this year. He will be conducting pieces by Feldman, Francaix and some of his own.
On the 28th of November his new piece Spazio immergente for soprano and trombone (Golda Schultz and Mike Svoboda) will have its world premiere.
find more info here: http://www.mozarteum.at/konzerte/dialoge.html
still, Studie, Gaspra, linea dell'orrizzonte, voicelessness, strane costellazione
by Ensemble Intercontemporain and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
lectures, talks, music.
Shanghai New Music Week
Beat Furrer is Composer in residence at Klangspuren Schwaz and the International Ensemble Modern Academy
"KLANGSPUREN 2015’s Composer in Residence Beat Furrer is distinguished by an insatiable curiosity and the creative agitation that accompanies an expansive mind. The same can be said of musicians who perform his works"
find out more here:
Beat Furrer will be teaching at the International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (Perm region)
Beat Furrer's new opera "La Bianca Notte" (die helle Nacht) im Hamburg. Premiere on this sunday, the 10th of May
This sunday Beat Furrer's new opera "La Bianca Notte" will have its premiere at the Staatsoper Hamburg. Based on the life and texts by italian futurist poet Dino Campana. Condutctor: Simone Young, Stage: Ramin Gray. With Golda Schultz, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Tómas Tómasson, Derek Welton and Tigran Martirossian.
find more details here: Hamburgische Staatsoper
WDR provides Witten recordings for a few weeks online here: