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Mantra by Karlheinz Stockhausen articleby Laurent Feneyrou / 25.06
The unitary construction of Mantra for two pianos and electronics develops by stretching the vibrating structure of sound. A formula of 13 sounds (the mantra) generates the work’s parameters.
Knowledge and Oblivion according to Saint Leibowitz articleby Pascal Godbillon & Jérôme Vincent. Interview by Sylvain Lumbroso / 13.06
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr., science fiction book, echoes our reflection on the loss of knowledge.
How to Escape from a Digital Black Hole? articleby Sylvain Lumbroso / 12.06
On the obsolescence of supports and their digital contents
For (digital) music to be alive, it must be performed articleby Serge Lemouton / 03.06
The conservation of electro-acoustic works is impossible without its performers who are computer music designers.
Digital Dark Age by Milad Doueihi articleby Sylvain Lumbroso / 28.05
Philosopher, historian of religions and digital technology specialist, Milad Douehi holds a chair of digital culture
Noli me tangere articleby Laurent Feneyrou / musicologist / 21.05
A Thesis in Three Declinations on Heinz Holliger
Aliados and its theatrical creation articleby Antoine Gindt / Director and Producer / 20.05
The Chilean dictatorship, Thatcherism, the Falkland Island war. Elements of the Cold War context of 30 years ago, the background of the opera Aliados.
Digital Dark Age by David Guez article13.05
David Guez is a digital artist who resides in Montreuil. His work focuses on the social links and the relationship between time and memory.
Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, un aventurier réfléchi articleby Jérémie Szpirglas / Journalist / 02.05
The pianist Jean-Frédéric Neuburger returns this year for a recital, an exceptional workshop-concert on Mantra by Stockhause, and a series of master classes.
The interviews from the L'Étincelle
IRCAM’s journal of creation
Chorégraphie d’un chantInterview by Jérémie Szpirglas / Journalist / 15.04
Barbara Hannigan has performed the premieres of dozens of new works and is a major figure of today’s music scene. A look back at the itinerary of a soprano spoiled by the contemporary.
The Art of SystemsInterview by Gabriel Leroux / Editor of L'Étincelle / 12.04
In his last work La querelle des dispositifs, Raymond Bellour looks at the confusion between films “for the cinema” and works that are “images in motion”.
All Roads lead to OperaInterview by Jérémie Szpirglas / Journalist / 08.04
Interview with Philippe Schoeller on Operspective Hölderlin, a chamber opera, premiere of the new version June 24, 2013.
Paradoxes fertilesInterview by Éric Denut / Musicologist / 02.04
Interview with Yan Maresz, central figure of our young modernity, whose portrait is sketched, work by work, page by page, by ManiFeste-2013.
Aliados, Opera, Politics, and ArrangementsInterview by Frank Madlener, Director of IRCAM / Gabriel Leroux, Editor of L'Étincelle / 01.04
Esteban Buch, the librettist for Aliados, an “opera in real-time” speaks frankly about the relationships of opera with politics.
What Transformations for Performances of the 21st Century?Interview by Frank Madlener / Director of IRCAM / 28.03
Interview with Bruno Tackels. What changes are in store for the performing arts in the 21st century? Several artists have removed the boundaries between different artistic disciplines (dance, theater, music).