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Concert & Talk

Clocks without Hands

Three works by Ashley Fure, Justė Janulytė and Olga Neuwirth

An evening marked by three outstanding female composers of the present: Ashley Fure (*1982), Justė Janulytė (*1982) and Olga Neuwirth (*1968).

19:00 Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Saal
Artist Talk

Evening programme Clocks without Hands PDF, 1.2 MB

Ashley Fure’s (*1982) mesmerizing work for orchestra and electronics, “Bound to the Bow” was a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize. Olga Neuwirth’s (*1968) brilliant “Masaot/Clocks without Hands” – a poetic reflection on the nature of time and how memories fade – has sparked enthusiasm from Vienna to New York. The concert in the classicistic environment of Konzerthaus Berlin will be crowned by the premiere of a commission by the Lithuanian composer Justė Janulytė (*1982), whose large, multi-layered textures and often extremely slow, gradual metamorphoses unfold a fascinating, decelerating pull.

Programme

Ashley Fure
Bound to the Bow
for orchestra and electronics (2016) GP

Justė Janulytė
Was there a Swan?
for organ and orchestra (2019) World Premiere
Commissioned by Berliner Festspiele / MaerzMusik and Konzerthaus Berlin

Olga Neuwirth
Masaot / Clocks without Hands
for full orchestra (2013/2015)

Cast

Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Daniel Weingarten sound direction
Martin Kniziaorgan
Peter Rundel conductor

In collaboration with Konzerthaus Berlin. With the support of Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD and Lithuanian Culture Institute.

Live recording Deutschlandfunk Kultur, broadcast 20:03