The double-quick industrialisation of the new Soviet Union was a source of fascination for many avant-garde artists and a much-used propaganda image. Using Russian avant-garde music from the 1920s and today this one-off concert by the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble depicts the development of the machine, from large factory equipment to the smallest computer chip.
Mosolov The Iron Foundry, electro-acoustic version
Popov Interferometer, for ensemble, electronics, light and video
Rannev Touch II for ensemble, interactive audio and video
Khubeev Luce, multimedia composition
Deshevov Rails, electro-acoustic version
Chernyshkov Rather, for two stepper motors, two high-voltage relays and ensemble
Attention: Due to the World Triathlon event in Rotterdam, there will be more traffic than usual in the city from Friday the 15th until Sunday the 17th of September. The Erasmus Bridge will be partially closed. Please take some additional traveling time into account.
You can order single tickets for this concert, or as a part of a concert series: Gergiev Festival Passepartout A, Gergiev Festival Passepartout B and Gergiev Festival Friday or in a flexible series. You will be assured of the best seats and receive a discount of at least 15%!