LAURENT METTRAUX

 

Route Principale 160, CH-1791 Courtaman (Switzerland)

phone: (+41) 26/684.18.65, Email: laurent.mettraux(at)bluewin.ch

 

 

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CONCERTS 2016-7 AND NEXT CONCERTS

 

LAST CONCERTS: SEE ARCHIVES

 

 

Offrande funèbre en hommage à Bach,

version for oboe, violin, cello and organ, M.675 (2010)

 

FIRST PERFORMANCE OF THE VERSION WITH OBOE

 

Maximilian Schnaus, organ – Ensemble Lachrima (Thomas Hecker, oboe – Anne Sommer-Bloch, violin – Aleke Alpermann, cello)

 

With works by Cage, Francesco Filidei, Ligeti, Pärt and Purcell

 

Berlin, Sophienkirche Friday, March 25th, 2016, 5 pm

 

 

 

 

Le Tombeau de Ravel, chamber orchestra version, M.654b (2006, orch. 2007)

 

 Sinfonietta Vidin, conducted by Konstantin Ilievsky

 

With works by Beethoven, Bloch and Brahms

 

Vidin (Bulgaria), Philharmonic Hall Sunday, March 27th, 2016, 11 am

 

 

 

 

Miroirs, from Stèles, cycle of piano pieces, after Segalen, M.670 (2007-8)

 

Valentine Buttard, piano

With works by Debussy, Hersant and Runtz

 

Fribourg, Centre Le Phénix Friday, June 3rd, 2016, 8 pm – programme

 

 

 

 

Serenata in chiaroscuro, for organ, M.650 (2005-6)

 

During the Höchster Orgelsommer

 

Erwin Messmer, organ

 

With works by Bach, Liszt and Schumann

 

Frankfurt-Höchst (Germany), Saint Justin's Church Saturday, July 2nd, 2016, 3 pm – programme

 

 

 

 

Danses suisses (Swiss Dances), for four-handed piano, M.635 (2003-4)

 

During the international piano festival Piano à Saint-Ursanne

 

Elena Bobrovskikh and Valentine Buttard, piano

 

With works by Brahms, Chopin, Debussy and Hersant

 

Saint-Ursanne (Switzerland), Cloître de la Collégiale Sunday, August 7th, 2016, 2 pm – programme

 

 

 

 

Soliloque, for solo violin, M.585 (1998)

 

During the Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea Darwin Vargas

 

Anna Dzialak Savytska, violin

 

With works for solo violin by Boulez, Anna Gavrylets, Ivan Karabits, Fabian Müller, Jocy de Oliveira and Jürg Wyttenbach

 

Valparaíso (Chile), Parque cultural Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, 8 pm – programme

 

 

 

 

Complainte, for solo violin, M.633 (2003)

 

Christina Hecher, violin

 

With works by Halvorsen, Mendelssohn and Saint-Saëns

 

Vienna (Austria), Quo vadis?, Stephansplatz 6 Monday, February 27th, 2017, 6.30 pm

 

Vienna (Austria), University of Music and Performing Arts Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 6 pm

 

 

 

 

Soliloque, for solo violin, M.585 (1998)

 

During the Festival Two Days and Two Nights of New Music of Odessa

 

Anna Dzialak Savytska, violin

 

With works for solo violin by Zoltan Almashi, Boris Alvarado, Fabian Müller and Karmella Tsepkolenko

 

Odessa (Ukraine), foyer of the Philharmonie of Odessa Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, 11 pm programme

 

 

 

 

Reflets, for violin and percussion, M.630 (2002-4)

 

During the Folle Journée de la Musique Contemporaine

 

Frederik Camacho Flores, violin – Jiun Jie Jeng, percussion

 

Lausanne, Utopia 1 Hall (HEMU) Monday, June 19th, 2017, 6.30 pm programme

 

 

 

 

Flute Quartet, M.547 (1996)

 

During the Swiss Chamber Music Festival of Adelboden

 

Quatuor Pelleas (Manon Burel, Justine Ehrensperger, Bastien Ferraris and Camille Quinton, flutes)

 

With works by Kuhlau, Mike Mower, Mozart, Anže Rozman and Florent Schmitt

 

Frutigen (Switzerland), Tropic house Sunday, September 24th, 2017, 11 am programme

 

 

 

 

Mid-Autumn Moon, for soprano, guqin, pipa, flute, cello and marimba, M.687 (2017)

 

FIRST PERFORMANCE

 

after chinese poems

 

European Chinese Ensemble (Viviane Hasler, soprano – Marina Tantanozi, flute

Alexander Kionke, cello – Angela Koeck, marimba, percussion – Yang Jing, pipa, guqin, guzheng)

With, among other transcriptions, traditional chinese melodies, and works by Yang Jing

 

On the occasion of the concert tour of the European Chinese Ensemblepresentation flyer 

 

Fribourg, Centre Le Phénix Friday, September 29th, 2017, 8 pm – programme

 

Berne, Yehudi Menuhin Forum, Helvetiaplatz 6 Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017, 8 pm

 

Zurich, Wasserkirche Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 8 pm

 

Aarburg, Bärensaal, Städtchen 16 Saturday, October 7th, 2017, 8 pm

 

 

 

 

Complainte, for solo violin, M.633 (2003)

 

Jakub Dzialak, violin

 

With works by Boris Alvarado, Bohdana Frolyak, Anna Havryletz, Christian Henking, Triantafyllos Liotis, Fabian Müller and Prokofiev (with Anna Dzialak Savytska, violin)

 

Córdoba (Argentina), Universidad Provincial de Córdoba, Aula Magna (Av. Vélez Sarsfield 299) Sunday, October 8th, 2017, 8 pm programme

 

Rio Tercero (Argentina), Conservatorio Superior de Música Juan José Castro Tuesday, October 10th, 2017, 7 pm

 

Valparaíso (Chile), Pontificia Universidad Católica Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, 1 pm

 

Viña del Mar (Chile), Foyer of the municipal theater Friday, October 13th, 2017, 7 pm

 

 

 

 

Danses suisses (Swiss Dances), version for orchestra, M.635b (2003-4, orch. 2017-8)

 

FIRST PERFORMANCE OF THE VERSION FOR ORCHESTRA

 

Fribourg Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Laurent Gendre

With works by Mendelssohn and Schumann

 

Fribourg, Équilibre Hall Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018, 8 pm – programme

 

 

 

Other various concerts are to be planned, but I am awaiting the dates, the locations...

 

!!!!! Changes of dates and locations may be possible !!!!!