5 Dec. A prestigious event organised by the German Academy in Rome in collaboration with S. Cecilia. The Ensemble Modern is conducted by Michael Boder and accompanied by Sade Bartling mezzosoprano and Marisol Montalvo soprano, in a programme of music by Bartling, Berheide, Maderna, Mozart and Trojahn.
Founded in 1980 and situated in Frankfurt, the Ensemble Modern is widely acclaimed as one of the world’s leading ensembles of contemporary music. It comprises 19 soloists from different nations, all of whom provide the ensemble with its rich cultural background.
The Ensemble Modern is famous for its special working and organisational form which is unlike any other in the world. All the members are responsible for jointly selecting and dealing with projects, co-productions and financial matters. Its unique and distinctive programme consists of music theatre, dance and video projects, chamber music, ensemble and orchestral concerts.
Its programme has given life to extraordinary and often long-term cooperative ventures with renowned artists, such as Goebbels, Hans Werner Henze, Kurtág, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Steve Reich, Frank Zappa to name but a few.