Concert pour le temps présent

The Concert pour le temps present is an instrumental re-creation of La Messe pour le temps present, composed by Pierre Henry and Michel Colombier in 1967. The music was recorded in a studio, and since then it has only been heard in that original recorded version. The main idea behind the show is to perform the work live.

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The concert program is completed by a Pierre Henry piece on a loudspeaker orchestra and by a work by Thierry Balasse, Fusion AAN, using past and present technologies, such as a sound controller, feedback rings or prepared piano... Thus this show offers three new works, three creations, for three different ways to listen to sounds.

Elise Blanchard / Antonin Rayon / Cécile Maisonhaute / Benoit Meurant / Eric Groleau / Eric Lohrer / Thierry Balasse

Music by Pierre Henry, Michel Colombier and Thierry Balasse. Directed by Thierry Balasse. Set design and lights by Yves Godin.

 

Estimated length: 70 minutes

Technical information: Dimensions minimum of the stage: Width: 12 meters minimum at the frame // Depth: 12 meters // Height: 10 meters

NB: mixing-desk must be in the audience (not under a balcony or close to the wall)

Tour team: 12 people: 7 musicians and 4 stage managers (general manager + light, two sound managers and a floor manager) and a tour manager

Arrival of the technical team D-2 // Set up at D-1