Jagden und Formen – Mar. 12, 2017

“Jagden und Formen, a 50-minute, single-movement musical thrill-ride for large ensemble” – Tom Service, The Guardian

With his music full of energy and immediate appeal, Wolfgang Rihm is considered by many to be one of the most radical figures writing today. Massively ambitious in scale, with a torrent of ideas and addictive energy, Jagden und Formen (Hunts and Forms) is one the composers most engaging works to date. Tom Service from the Guardian writes;

“Whatever else post-tonal music was supposed to do, it was supposed to sound like this – you’ll experience one of the most life-enhancing jolts of musical energy in post-war music.”

Sunday, March 12th, 2017 8:00PM
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
(UVic School of Music, MacLaurin Building)
Tickets at the door $20
Pre-concert talk 7:15PM

Eventbrite - Jagden und Formen - music of Wolfgang Rihm

Aventa Ensemble
Bill Linwood, conductor

Gerhard Staebler/Michael Oesterle – Den Mullfahrern von San Francisco
Moritz Eggert – Interior at Petworth *
Wolfgang Rihm – Jagden und Formen *

* Canadian premiere

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