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Music In Words: Lecture Demonstration By Ensemble Intercontemporain

Music in Words: Lecture Demonstration by Ensemble intercontemporain

Ensemble Contemporain


Lecture Demonstration

(In English)

Founded by Pierre Boulez, the revered Ensemble intercontemporain has been the benchmark for excellence in contemporary music for 40 years. In its first trip to Hong Kong, Matthias Pintscher, Music Director and a composer himself, will visit HKU with four of his musicians (flute, violin, cello, and clarinet). Moderated by Prof. Chan Hing-yan (HKU Music), the artists will discuss and showcase excerpts from chamber and solo works by Pierre Boulez and Elliott Carter, taking us into the visionary worlds of the two signature composers of the Ensemble.


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Jeanne-Marie Conquer, violin
Pierre Strauch, cello
Sophie Cherrier, flute
Martin Adamek, clarinet

Speaker: Matthias Pintscher, Music Director of the Ensemble intercontemporain
Moderator: Prof. Chan Hing-yan, Department of Music, HKU


Convocation Room
Room 218, Main Building
The University of Hong Kong


FREE via online registration

Ensemble intercontemporain

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  • Approximately 1 hour with an intermission
  • Guests are advised to arrive punctually.
  • No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
  • Programmes and artists are subject to change.

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