AIRBORNE EXTENDED (Austrija)

Otrdien, 29. oktobrī, plkst. 19.00 Rīgas Reformātu baznīcā

Programmā Oskara Herliņa jaundarba pasaules pirmatskaņojums, Aleksandera Kaizera (Alexander Kaiser), Hannesa Keršbaumera (Hannes Kerschbaumer), Annas Klēres (Ann Cleare), Robertas Laco Valencuelas (Roberta Lazo Valenzuela) un Mehmeta Ali Uzunselvi (Mehmet Ali Uzunselvi) kompozīcijas. Piedalās Sonja Leipolde (Sonja Leipold, klavesīns), Karolīne Mairhofere (Caroline Mayrhofer, blokflauta), Elena Gabrielli (Elena Gabbrielli, flauta), Jūlija Reta (Julia Reth, arfa).

Ansambļa “Airborne Extended” (Austrija) instrumentu arsenālā ir arfa, klavesīns, desmit blokflautas un četras flautas, kuru smalkais salikums rada ēterisku skaņas kvalitāti. Tas ir lielisks sākumpunkts jūtīgai un niansētai jaunu tonālo kombināciju meklēšanai – prom no tradicionālā priekšstata par šo instrumentu piederību senajai mūzikai, apliecinot, ka tie lieliski iederas arī laikmetīgās mūzikas interpretēšanā. To apliecina arī šī koncerta repertuārs, kurā ietverti itāļu, īru, turku un čīliešu mūsdienu komponistu skaņdarbi, kā arī latviešu skaņraža Oskara Herliņa jaundarba pasaules pirmatskaņojums.

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Airborne Extended seems to be a suitable name for the ensemble given that their instruments have an inherent etherical sound quality about them. They range from harp and harpsichord to a selection of ten recorders and four flutes. Being part of the Austrian NASOM-program 2018/19 airborne extended is presenting worldwide new works written for the Ensemble. The repertoire is constantly growing, so far there are works by Hannes Kerschbaumer, Bernhard Lang,  Joanna Wozny, Margareta Ferek-Petric, Dimitri Papgeorgiou, Elisabeth Harnik, Alexander Kaiser, Manuela Kerer, Wolfgang Mitterer, Caroline Profanter, Fernando Riederer, Doina Rotaru, Tomasz Skweres, Salvatore Sciarrino, Luciano Berio, Paolo Rimoldi, Matthias Kranebitter, Iannis Xenakis, Elisabeth Schimana, Mehmet Ali Uzunselvi, Manuel Zwerger, Uros Rojko, Arturo Fuentes, Niolai Worsaae, Ioannis Papadopoulos, Juan Pablo Tard Hasbun, Violeta Dinescu, Mirela Ivcevic, Peter Jakober, Stefano Gervasoni, Gabriele Manca, Mario Pisati, Giorgio Magnanensi and many more…
Elena Gabbrielli (flutes) completed her musical and philosophical studies in Venice, studying flute at the Conservatory of Music “Benedetto Marcello” and at the University “Ca´Foscari”. Other notable teachers have been Pier Narciso Masi, Patrick Gallois and Chiara Tonelli. She has also completed the Master of Practice Performance in Contemporary Music at the Musikuni Graz (A), under the guidance of Klangforum Wien. Elena plays regularly between Austria and Italy in various chamber projects and contemporary music ensembles in collaboration with Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Zeitfluss, Platypus Ensemble, The Black Page Orchestra, Neofonia, Ensemble L’Arsenale, mdi ensemble and RepertorioZero. She has already performed at numerous music festivals such as Biennale Musica Venezia, Ravenna Festival, Nuove Musiche Palermo, Festival dei due Mondi Spoleto, Festival L´Arsenale Treviso, Bologna Festival, Ferienkurse Darmstadt, Impuls Graz, steirischer Herbst Graz, Spring Music Festival Shanghai, Sonemus Festival Sarajevo, GAIDA Festival Vilnius, Dialoge Festival Salzburg, Archipel Festival Genève. She has performed with conductors Emilio Pomarico, Marco Angius, Clement Power, Roland Kluttig, Mario Venzago and she had the opportunity to work with important living composers such as George Friedrich Haas, Tristan Murail, Philippe Leroux, Mathias Spahlinger, Beat Furrer. Her performances has been broadcasted by RAI-Radio3 and ORF. 

Sonja Leipold (harpsichord/keyboard), born in Villach, studied flute & piano at the Mozarteum Salzburg, and harpsichord & basso continuo at the University of Music Vienna. Focusing on early and contemporary music, she regularly performs as a soloist, basso continuo-player and with her own ensembles at renowned concert festivals all over Europe and Asia. She was awarded by the Austrian ministry of culture (for her programme “perspectives of the harpsichord”), was prize-winner at the international harpsichord competitions Bologna 2011, Fidelio 2012, Annelie de Man 2012 (den Bosch/contemporary harpsichord). In 2013 she was awarded a fellowship both for her research in baroque music and for her contribution to contemporary harpsichord repertoire and founded the ensemble „les roses sauvages“, which performs music by female composers of the 17th and 18th century. Sonja Leipold works as an accompanist and chamber music teacher at ITAM Linz (with Emma Kirkby), Austra Baroque Academy, ISA Vienna, and Theater an der Wien, participated in film- and CD-productions and also appears with orchestras and Ensembles like dolce risonanza, capella Leopoldina, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester. In 2017 Sonja Leipold is also member of the executive committee of ISCM Austria and since 2015 she teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Caroline Mayrhofer (recorders/Paetzold), born in Innsbruck, studied recorder at the Bruckner-Konservatorium Linz and at the Musikuniversität Wien. She graduated as a Master of Arts with distinction and was awarded scholarships at the Amherst-Early-Music-Festival/USA and the Stichting Musici van Morgen/NL. At a post-graduate at the Conservatorium Amsterdam she got a diploma cum laude. She has been teaching at the conservatorio di Bolzano. Caroline was repeatedly pricewinner at the competition „Jugend musiziert“, 2012 she was price-winner at the international competition for contemporary recorder-music in Darmstadt. As a soloist and in Ensembles she performs regularly throughout Europe, America, Asia. She is part of many CD- and Radioproductions (RecRec, EMI digital, RAI, ORF, radio espace 2, KAIROS).
www.caroline-mayrhofer.net

Julia Reth (harp) studied harp with Ursula Lentrodt in Munic and with Adelheid Blovsky-Miller at the Musikuniversität Wien. 1994 she was price-winner of the International harp-competition of the foundation Franz-Joseph Reinl. Julia played in the Orchestra of the Norwegian Opera, was a member of the Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen Wien and played in the Vienna Opera Orchestra. She collaborated with the Vienna Philharmonic and Symphonic Orchestras, with the Radio Symphonic Orchestra Wien, the Orchestra of Volksopera Wien and Klangforum Wien. She is a member of the Orchestra of Wiener Kammeroper and "Neue Oper Wien". As soloist and chamber musician she performed throughout Europe, Japan, China and South-Corea.

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