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Kulturlegi: 15.- (nur Abendkasse)
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Sylvie Courvoisier (*1968): Rouages (for Jean Tinguely)

Alex Paxton (*1990): Shrimp BIT Babyface

Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain has commissioned two artists to compose two works for an explosive concert between composition and improvisation, groove and psychedelia: Sylvie Courvoisier, a Swiss pianist and composer who has been living in New York for several decades, and Alex Paxton, a young, promising English composer and trombonist. Both oscillate between the worlds of classical music and contemporary jazz.

Proton Proudly Presents: Every year, Ensemble Proton Bern invites a contemporary music ensemble from another city to Bern. The renowned Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain NEC from La Chaux-de-Fonds gladly accepted this offer and will now play a world premiere by the French-Swiss pianist and composer Sylvie Courvoisier as part of Ensemble Proton’s residency. In return, Proton will also be allowed to give a concert in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 2023.


Nouvel Ensemble Contemporain

  • Conductor – Laurent Estoppey
  • Violin – Daniel Meller
  • Viola – Marie Schwab
  • Violoncello – Esther Monnat
  • Double bass – Noëlle Reymond
  • Flute – Susanne Peters
  • Clarinet – Jean-François Lehmann
  • Trumpet – Alain Bertholet
  • Trombone – Martial Rosselet
  • Percussion – Julien Mégroz
  • Piano – Antoine Françoise
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