The man who made trees blossom
Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday, 9, Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles
The composer Frédéric Pattar has set one of the best known Japanese fables, The man who made trees blossom, to music. In a style, which seeks above all proximity, a singer reading the text, a harp player and a percussionist tell this astonishing story. This is not a performance, rather a concert based upon a reading. It is a piece, which demands the active imagination and listening of the public. [more details >>]
Educational activities at IRCAM
Today’s students are (possibly!) tomorrow's composers and researchers. Agora seeks to celebrate the fruits of the interaction between musical research and musical production. As such, during the festival Ircam proposes two workshops making it possible for young primary and high school pupils to discover the world of contemporary vocal and electronic writing.