Premiere 2018
June 8, 8:30 p.m.
Cité de la musique salle des concerts

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The composer Marko Nikodijevic and the audiovisual artist Robert Henke imagined a concert for four hands, mobilizing simultaneously musical writing, writing for space and light. From Within... is inspired by a long process of collective research with a few "simple" guiding principles: write for the entire Ensemble intercontemporain, use the entire length of the evening, use LEDs to create a light-emitting sculpture, deploy sonic holophinics using the WFS system (Wave Field Synthesis) to transform the concert hall, exchange the orchestrated electronic samples, transmute a physical concept—that of erosion—into an immersive, virtually "metaphysical" gesture. Using two distinct skills, the mastery of writing for an ensemble and the manufacturing of electronics, From Within... is a dream of symbiosis.

Ensemble intercontemporain
Matthias Pintscher conductor
Thibaut Carpentier IRCAM Scientific Advisor (Acoustic and Cognitive Spaces, STMS - CNRS)

MARKO NIKODIJEVIC - ROBERT HENKE FROM WITHIN..., commissioned by IRCAM-Centre Pompidou and the Ensemble intercontemporain, Premiere 2018

In connection with the exhibition "Coder le monde" at the Centre Pompidou.

Pre-Concert 7pm

Meeting with Marko Nikodijevic & Robert Henke
Amphithéâtre – Cité de la musique
Free entry, limited seating available

Coproduction IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Ensemble intercontemporain, Philharmonie de Paris with the collaboration of the Studio Robert Henke. With the support of d&b audiotechnik.

From Within..., trailer

by Robert Henke et Marko Nikodijevic

  • From Within..., trailer
  • LED  © Robert Henke
    LED © Robert Henke
  • Simulation de la disposition finale des LED  © Robert Henke
    Simulation de la disposition finale des LED © Robert Henke
  • Marko Nikodijevic  © Aleksandar Stanojevic
    Marko Nikodijevic © Aleksandar Stanojevic
  • Robert Henke  © Jimmy Mould
    Robert Henke © Jimmy Mould
  • L'Ensemble intercontemporain  © Luc Hossepied
    L'Ensemble intercontemporain © Luc Hossepied

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