Wednesday, 28. November 2018, 20:00
Koehne Quartett © Styriarte, Skye Kiss
»Here« by the young American composer and clarinet player, Christine Burke, is a collection of sounds which the players can choose at random. The catchy »String Quartet Exercises« of Christian Wolff’s (see also 03./04./09. November) are 40 years old. Vienna-born composer Johannes Kretz has just returned from a lengthy stay in India with his ‹rotatable›string quartet »Free Dimensions« in tow. All of these pieces have one thing in common: they demand unsual decisions and behaviour from a string quartet. They are therefore the ideal vehicle for the Koehne Quartet founded by Joanna Lewis in Vienna in 1987.
here (2016) EA
free dimensions (2018) UA
Kompositionsauftrag von Wien Modern
String Quartet Exercises out of Songs (1974-1976)
Produktion Wien Modern in Koproduktion mit dem Forum experimenteller Dialog / Schayan Kaezemi