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Continue reading “May Voices”
In April, Ivan did not visit the places he was supposed to. However, music did not leave him and he did not leave music.
The keyword for this month is rhyming poems. What are your favorite ones?
Transfers and moves. Bach, Ravel, Satie, Schubert, Schumann, Orff, Boroš. Crossing the borders, without borders.
Ensemble Ricercata before Christmas at the Great Concert Hall of the Slovak Radio. Check the moving pictures, photos, and sound.
Ivan owns an archive. The archive owns Ivan´s projects. Old ones, older ones, the oldest ones. Photos, recordings, treasures.
January is now at its full speed and it is the same for the projects that Ivan sincerely invites you to.
Might you need some music as a gift for someone? To give? To get? To listen to?
In the opinion poll, The Top Event in Culture This Year by Denník N, two projects of Cluster ensemble resonated.
On December 19th, Ensemble Ricercata is going to premiere two pieces by Adrián Demoč, a Slovak composer.
Žiadba is an archaic word. It means desire or demand. What is your Žiadba for December? Is music a part of it? Or could it be? Continue reading “Žiadba in December”
November is going to be filled with important keywords. If we should add a single one, we would go for #quartertones. Continue reading “Quartertone November”
“I don´t remember exactly what I was doing on November 17th, 1989. However, I remember the days afterward…” Continue reading “Even When it Seems as if the Majority was Against”
“I was feeling inner pressure, which was causing me to feel something between tension and endearment,” a listener has revealed to us after the recent Ensemble Ricercata concert featuring works by Satie and Debussy.
It´s here again – the season of record numbers of events in culture per square meter. Ivan does not stay behind and adds a package of musical experiences into the mix.
They were considering, thinking, and in the end, they picked from the many songs by Satie and Debussy the ones to be played by Ensemble Ricercata during the upcoming concerts. Continue reading “Sport and Play. You Can Look Forward to Both!”
Creative music workshops. Mobile Cultural Centre. Ensemble Ricercata. Mother Goose concert program, in which Satie, Ravel, Kurtág, and Boroš are going to meet. International festival of chamber music Konvergencie 2019. Continue reading “Timetable for September”
“I´m very much looking forward to our tour. We are celebrating a ten-year anniversary with music which was with us in our beginnings,” says Ivan Šiller. He is talking about the anniversary of Cluster ensemble’s formation and is musically referring to Steve Reich. Continue reading “Ten Years of Cluster Ensemble”
Patterns is the name of Cluster ensemble´s new project – a performance combining music, dance, and light art. Its core element is the rarely played works by the American composer Steve Reich.
Continue reading “Cluster ensemble plays Reich”
The subheading for June could be “Cluster ensemble” and “Patterns”, which is the ensemble’s new project. The works of Steve Reich are featured in this performance combining music, dance, and light art. Cluster ensemble is celebrating 10 years on the scene – so yes, it’s their birthday!
Situations is a collection of piano pieces. It´s the reaction of its author, Tomáš Boroš, to the diversity of situations in life. Thanks to the cooperation with Ivan Šiller, the collection itself got into manifold situations.
Ivan’s keyword for the month of April is #situations – situations during concert and lectures and foremost the situations during the presentation of the scores and album of the same name.
The recital’s name catches one’s attention immediately, it refers to a piano composition of the same name by Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992). He composed the piece in 1948. Its name is adapted from Sanskrit and stands for the rhythmic-melodic unit which the piece opens with.
Ivan’s planner is completely full for the month of March. He is going to give concerts both solo and with an ensemble, lecture, inspire others (and himself), and debate. As always, he will manage it all. Make sure to join him someplace.
“It was one of the most beautiful, biggest, and most pleasant surprises I have ever experienced,” reflects Daniel Matej on a gift he received for his 50th birthday.
I would like to introduce you to this new space. I invite you to spend some time here and I welcome you with joy.