Projects

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New piece commission of ur.werk for a premiere in Hannover, Germany

“Départs… entanglements” (“Departures… Unleashes”) is a concert series with a total of 8 concerts (4 double concerts) within the framework of the ensemble friendship between two Hanoverian ensembles and two Canadian ensembles from Montréal. The Flex Ensemble and Ensemble ur.werk, the string quartet Bozzini and the saxophone quartet Quasar will present with two premieres each …

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push ableton pelz

Research-Creation of an interface using Ableton Push

Push is an accessory that allows you to control Ableton Live. It is traditionally used, especially by DJs, to launch sequences, samples or play digital drums. The two studies I will compose will take Push far beyond this role and transform it into a digital chamber music instrument suitable for contemporary/experimental music and perfectly suited …

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Traductions – research-creation project for a percussionist and a canvas

Traductions is an interdisciplinary musical composition project for solo percussionist on amplified and processed canvas. In the performance that will result from the research-creation process, a work that is both sonic and visual will be produced by the performer’s tactile action on the canvas, through various gestures involving the hands, but also painting tools and …

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Labyrinth – new album by David Greilsammer – Naive records

Repetition Blindness was written especially for this project by David Greilsammer and was supported by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund. Released worldwide by Naïve Records, David Greilsammer’s new solo album “Labyrinth” is an astounding, wild, and unexpected project, telling the story of a striking dream that has haunted the artist for many years. …

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Dance by Nicholas Sciscione, 10 Hairy Legs dance company.  Premiered 8-10 June 2018, Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York NY. Composition and performance – Ofer Pelz Lighting Design – Jason FlamosCostume – 10 Hairy Legs This work was underwritten in part by generous grants from The O’Donnell-Green Music & Dance Foundation, The Constance Poster Trust for …

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New piece for Ensemble Cairn

The commission will be performed in 2020 by ensemble Cairn supported with a “Commande d’état” AIDES À L’ÉCRITURE D’OEUVRES MUSICALES ORIGINALES (EX-COMMANDES D’ETAT) Noriko Baba Shiosai – Tumulte des flots  – 8’30 piano, violon et violoncelle Philippe Leroux De l’épaisseur – 7’ accordéon, violon et violoncelle Sonja Mutic Weiß – 10’30 violon – violoncelle, piano …

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Gamification

Gamification project in CEME 2020

Gamification in CEME Festival 2020 – Tel-Aviv.  This project highlights a uniqueness in live performance—interactive music-making—by means of Game Pieces. Game pieces are musical compositions whose course is not predetermined like most pieces in classical music, but is determined in real-time according to rules, chance operations and competitive strifes between performing opponents toward a goal, …

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Whim Ensemble

On the verge of composed and improvised music, Whim ensemble (Ofer Pelz, prepared piano & Preston Beebe, percussion) creates percussive landscapes by inventing instrument modifications and techniques to build an unusually rich sound world. They place found objects on their instruments to explore complex timbres, textures, and harmonies. Whim ensemble website Photos of Whim Ensemble …

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