On the Spot: Hèctor Parra
The composer Hèctor Parra imagines a journey in a giant black hole with the assistance of the astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet. Beginning with a storyboard reminiscent of the film Interstellar, the music and electronics fan out over a long period.
Meeting with Hèctor Parra and Jean-Pierre Luminet
Upon completion of his studies in composition, piano, and choir direction at the Barcelona Conservatory, Hèctor Parra (b. 1976) followed the Cursus program at IRCAM, courses at Royaumont, at the Ce...
Founded by Pierre Boulez in 1976, the Ensemble intercontemporain is dedicated to the music of the 20th century and today. The Ensemble’s 31 soloists are led by conductor and composer Matthias Pints...