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In its fifth edition, the International Festival of Contemporary Music Creation Vertixe Sonora 2017 extends its range of action incorporating new spaces of acoustic or architectural relevance in the cities of Vigo and Pontevedra.   With a strong artistic identity that is committed to local production of knowledge, international dialogue and the strengthening of its […]

Free admission until full capacity

Sunday October 1 18:30 h.
VERBUM MUSEUM , Vigo


THE FLICKERING SOUND OF THE SIGNIFIER

Vertixe Sonora



”Passing from disorder to order may be interesting, but going from disorder to an even greater disorder is still more interesting.” in this way describes the activist, visual artist, improviser and composer Dror Feiler (Israel, 1951), his spanish premiere The flickering sound of the the signifier in which it unfolds with extraordinary energy, an adrenalic […]

Saturday October 14 20:00 h.
TEATRO PRINCIPAL , Pontevedra

E-PIANO_video&electronics

Alberto Rosado



The use of electronics fulfills the same function that the nineteenth-century orchestra in relation to the piano. The electronics amplifies the sound of the instrument; transform it, keep it, wrap it. Make the piano a much more “flexible” instrument. In fact, sounds like harmonic ones can be broken down or they can be put in […]


Thursday, October 19 19:00 h.
NEMONON , Pontevedra

PHILAE

Ensemble Sillages

The Ensemble Sillages from Brest will perform in its exclusive stay in Spain two unique concerts that give account of the versatility of one of the first French formations. In the first they will present the play for violin only by Alain Gaussin Philae, in which he honors a tiny robot in the immensity of […]

Friday, October 20 20.00 h.
PAZO DA CULTURA EXHIBITION ROOM , Pontevedra

LA BATAILLE DE CARESME ET DE CHARNAGE

Ensemble Sillages



In this second concert, Sillages will offer an exquisite evening of chamber music. In Pieter Bruegel’s famous painting, which represents an opposing struggle –whose literary equivalent could be the battle between the Lentpregnant and the Blackpudding’s Army of the Fourth Book of François Rabelais- is inspired by Mauro Lanza (Venice, 1975) to compose this work […]

Sunday, October 22 20:30 h.
PAZO DA CULTURA EXHIBITION ROOM , Pontevedra

DIE WANDERUNG

Vertixe Sonora

Die Wanderung, 2016-17 for 5 instruments and electronics (Kompositionsstipendium 2015 by the Department of Culture of the city of Berlin) is a six-part cycle in which space is explored as a component, a parameter of the sound material. In the first three pieces (solo accordion, tenor saxophone and chelo, with live electronics) each musician proposes […]

Wednesday, October 25 20:00 h.
MARCO , Vigo


HAPTICS VERTEX

Roberto Alonso and Tychonas Michailidis


What is the origin of sound? Can we track their vertices? The interpreter would respond: “the sound emerges from the movement, it is linked to gestural, haptic or tactile dimensions…”. But this dimension, defined by a poetic causality (which converts non-being to being, according to Plato), remains hidden when we abandon the act of listening, […]

Friday, November 3 20:00 h.
MARCO , Vigo

DOLL GARDEN

Defunensemble

Defunensemble is an electroacoustic ensemble of Finland. Its mission is to program pieces in which electronic media are involved in the show. Be it a patch of max or pd, synthesizer, electric guitar or any other electronic device that the composer had in instrumentation. These two concerts in Vigo and Pontevedra give a complete idea […]

Saturday November 4 19:30 h.
SEXTO EDIFICIO MUSEO DE PONTEVEDRA , Pontevedra

AMYGDALA

Defunensemble

In this, his second concert in Galicia, defunensemble gives account of its versatility as a whole, as well as the virtuosity of soloists and sound technicians of the ensemble through a program based on the realization of both them and duets with electronics. HAAPANEN PERTUS Amygdala for clarinet and electronics ASTA HYVÄRINEN Straight curve for […]

Saturday November 11 8:30 PM
MARCO , Vigo


DOCTOR SCHOLASTICA NOCET AD INTELLIGENTIAM SANCTARUM SCRIPTURARUM.

Sisco Aparici

XVth anniversary celebration of MARCO Fragments of a vessel which are to be glued together must match one another in the smallest details, although they need not be like one another. In the same way a translation, instead of resembling the meaning of the original, must lovingly and in detail incorporate the original’s mode of […]

Saturday November 18 19:30 h.
SEXTO EDIFICIO MUSEO DE PONTEVEDRA , Pontevedra


(IN)VISIBLE MUSIC

ENSEMBLE TaG

Music has a very strong impact on visual perception as it can be seen, for example, in the soundtracks of movies. Also the visual aspect of a recital has a significant influence on the perception of music. The visual sense is preponderant and is today more than ever developed, so it is not surprising that […]

Saturday, November 25 20:00 h.
MARCO , Vigo



UMBRAL DEL ABISMO

Adam Starkie collective LVMC (lovemusic)

Music for the end of time for solo clarinetist “Perhaps the sunset takes care of us and then you will have understood the signs of the night. You will have understood the inventions of silence. The look of the dream The threshold of the abyss “. Vicente Huidobro. In the Quartet for the End of […]