46th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL ENCUENTROS 2014
” BREAKING BOUNDARIES “
and around our country as well as in the world offering to the public the opportunity to have a “Encounters” with the music and musicians of our country
and its century …….
A really huge task fulfilled respecting each of the protagonists of the musical world, whether in our country and abroad.
In 46 years we give wings to our “dreams”, we gave presence to our music and musicians in the world and we fill very proud .
The 46th Encuentros International Festival 2014 – Breaking Boundaries – began on Saturday May 10 with the Seminary Choir which 100 choir directors across
the country including Chile and Mexico were enrolled.
He was in charge of one of the most outstanding choir directors in the
world: GWYN WILLIAMS , a welsh musician very well known and one important
personality on the international professional environment.
Next Saturday May 17 at 6pm in the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Law will be the opening concert of our 46th season 2014 and will feature
the participation of the Choir MusicaQuantica that will be led in the 1st part by the active participants of the Choir Seminar and in the second part GWYN
WILLIAMS will conduct the ” Hymn to St. Cecilia ” by Benjamin Britten.
In August 2014 the ” Encuentros Festival ” will project the most important films internationally awarded and dedicated to important contemporary artists
On August 4 will begin with two major films : “Une autre ville ‘(a film by Italian film maker Carlo Ippolito performed on
an unpublished work by Arnold Schonberg ) and “L’ Atelier Ullmann “,which illustrates an important work of this Austrian composer who
wrote this fascinating work with poems by Rainer Maria Rilke being in a concentration camp in July 1944 .Some years after was deported to Auschwitz where
On August 11 is projected a film entitled ” Keith Jarrett: The Art of Improvisation ” as a true example of a great
popular musician who is both comoser and opens paths of improvisation on the piano.
On August 18 will offer two films : “Tooth paste” ( an opera 6 minutes, comic and … well resolved on an absurd topic
… ) and “Looking Glass” , which shows the composer Philip Glass who compose concerts , operas , music for films in his studio in New
York surrounded by photos, memories partitions …. plus a piano …. always next to the phone and connecting it with the world. Show us Philip Glass that
goes from New York to London , from Paris to Boston and Eric Darmon with his camera shows us all his gestures .
On September 8 will be the premiere of the film “Le Chant des ondes “. The “Song of the Waves” is a
musical documentary by Canadian director Caroline Martel, produced in collaboration with the National Film Board of Canada and released in 2012 during the
International Documentary Film of Montréal . Through the use of archival footage, interviews and musical performances, this film presents the work of
the musician, composer , engineer and inventor Maurice Martenot and especially the history of the musical instrument the Ondes Martenot .
This documentary won the First Prize of the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013 and will be presented in Latin America premiere in our Festival with
the presence of its director Caroline Martel.
Each one of the 4 sessions of films will be followed by a discussion led by argentine critic Marcelo Zapata and who will be invited leading intelectual
personalities including filmmakers, composers as well as of the culture of our country.
The Concerts series wil start on August 25 with the concert of the Conjunto Ritmus, conducted by Arauco Yepes and Diana Lopszyc as a piano
soloist. Works:G.Grisey(1a.aud),I.Aretz,K.Stockhausen(1a.aud),I.Urrutia(1a.aud), A.Yepes(estreno),P.Freiberg(estreno),M.Lambertini and D.Grela .
Matias Tchicourel and Arauco Yepes under Alicia Terzian with a program that includes the premiere of ” Neuma ” work for flute soloist by the japanese
composer M. Kwang Ho Cho,who receive the First Prize of the International Composers Competition in Geneva 2013.The program includes works B.Maderna (1st aud ), Y. Xenakis (1st aud ), Eva Lopszyc , J.Viera , S.Ranieri , W.Wagner and D.Shostakovich .
Klee Ensemble (Switzerland) propose an interesting programm that includes a “Dialogue ” between the works by Juan Sebastian Bach and Gyorg Kurtag as
well as works by K.Stockhausen , P.Eotvos (1st aud ) L.Berio and S.Prokofieff .
Swiss pianist Adrian Kreda (Dean of Piano at the Conservatory of Geneva).Works by M.Ohana ,J.Ph.Rameau , C.Debussy ,O.Messiaen , J.Aguirre , J.Cage and A.Ginastera .
and Adrian Kreda will present a concert including works for solo piano
a program dedicated to the Centenary of the First World War ( 1914-2014 )which will include works by F.Busoni , R.Vaughan Williams, D.Shostakovich ,
E.Elgar , R.Hageman ,Padre, N.Boulanger , A.Mahler , R.Strauss and a popular Italian Song about the 1st World War
Santa Cruz and Rio Negro .***
SEMINARS AND CONCERT PIANO
Pianists Eva Aroutunian, Philippe Chanon and Adrian Kreda will give a Seminars at the Music Schools of the Universities of San Juan and Mendoza as well as
one Piano concert.
music ( Adrian Kreda ) and baroque, classical and contemporary music ( Eva Aroutunian )
composers ) and TRIME (Electroacustic Argentine Tribune),who’s selected works will represent Argentina at the ” World New Music Days Festival “(
WNMD) to be held in Slovenia in 2015 under the auspices of the International Society for Contemporary Music ( ISCM ) .
musicians to the public in free entrance concerts.
Seminars and more than 320 Argentine compositions were awarded at the TRINAC / TRIME competitions and 110 of the winning works actively participated at the
International Rostrum of Composers (TIC/ITC) from 1979 to 2006 as well as at the Festivals organized by the International Society for Contemporary Music
(from 1979 on).
Cultura and Radio Cultura Musical (from 1968 to 2010 , etc.).Since 1979 till now the Grupo Encuentros give a concerts of argentine and latinamerican music in more than 320 festivals and concert halls across 5 continents: all America ( from the North tol the South),in Europe till Russia , Armenia as well as the north european countries and on in Asia and South Africa. This is a very important action that is important to remember ,recognize, acknowledge and disseminate ……
We did it with the support of private sponsors who have supported our action in these 46 years, and who appreciate their confidence in our Encuentros .
Board of Directors
Fundacion Encuentros Internacionales de Musica Contemporanea