MATTHIAS PINTSCHER PREMIERES NEW PIECE

09.24.08
Matthias Pintscher

Matthias Pintscher’s new orchestral piece “Pourquoi l’azur muet - Musique de “L'espace dernier” pour sopran, mezzosopran et orchestra” commissioned by the BBC London, has its premiere in London on 10 October.  Principal performers will be Claudia Barainsky (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo soprano) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Kazushi Ono.

Mo. Pintscher assembled this piece from parts of his music theatre work about the French poet Arthur Rimbaud, L’espace dernier.  The work’s German premiere will be given April 23/24, 2009 in Stuttgart featuring Anu Komsi (soprano), Claudia Mahnke (mezzo soprano) and the Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart under conductor Krysztof Urbanski.