Commissions

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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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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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Backward Inductions

Backward induction is the process of reasoning backward from the end of a situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions. The ‘end’ which this piece originated from, was a multiple-layered structure of repetitive gestures. The backward induction in this work’s creative process was the reduction and modification of the original structure to an optimal …

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Percussion-Architek-Ofer

Shift

For Three Tables, Percussion and Amplification Architek Percussion: Ben Duinker, Mark Morton, Ben Reimer, Alessandro Valiante. Performed and recorded at Live@CIRMMT 13th of February 2014, MMR, Mcgill University, Montreal.  Montreal 2014, 7′ Ca A Shift applies to change, transformation, rotation, and movement which all exist in music and are applied by parameters such as time, structure, order, …

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marchons, marchons

fl. cl. pno. vln. & vncFor Sentiari Selvaggi, Feeding the music Festival, Expo, Milano. Revision and new performance – Meitar ensemble, conducted by Pierre-André Valade, Manifeste Festival, IRCAM/Centre Pompidou, Paris Montreal 2016, 11’ Ca Initially marchons, marchons was written for Expo Milano 2015, whose theme was “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. It was while thinking of this notion …

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Geneva-Camerata

Climax (or Elements)

Chamber orchestra.  Commissioned by Geneva Camerata with support from “The Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund”, conducted by David Greilsammer, choreography and dance by Nicolas Cantillon, CIE 7273 Montreal 2015/16, 14’ Ca  Cette pièce joue avec l’idée d’un moment de climax à l’arrêt, ou autrement dit, un moment stagnant du sommet musical. Comme matériau harmonique …

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I need to hear it first – Quasar saxophone

I need to hear it first was commissioned by Quasar Saxophone. The work was created on May the 30th 2018, as part of the concert Territoires sonores. The work was revised later and was played by the quartet in many opportunities. My work often begins with research, the appropriation of an image in sound. In “I need …

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