George Benjamin (photo: Javier del Real)

Musikfest Berlin

Ensemble Modern Orchestra

George Benjamin conductor

George Benjamin

At First Light for chamber orchestra

Wolfgang Rihm

Jagden und Formen for orchestra

A Berliner Festspiele/Musikfest Berlin event.

Dates and Tickets

Thu, 03 Sep 2020, 20:00

Philharmonie

Promoter/Booking

Berliner Festspiele

Schaperstraße 24
10719 Berlin

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Fax: +49 (30) 254 89 230

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Programme

The Ensemble Modern is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. At Musikfest Berlin, it will present a concert evening with two familiar figures: the composer George Benjamin, with whom the ensemble has enjoyed a long collaboration for decades, and Wolfgang Rihm, whose work in progress Jagden und Formen premiered 12 years ago. At that time, Jagden und Formen was still a manageable score, which over the years has developed into a gigantic work landscape lasting one hour.

George Benjamin (photo: Javier del Real)