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Quixtet

Quix. The Well-Tempered Circle

this event is part of

Beat it! 3.0

chamber music
Cancelled
Sun 21 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

Primordial rhythms in a surround concert

Some 200,000 years ago, humans played their very first music. Someone, somewhere knocked stones together and listened to the rhythm of their heart as they gazed at the sky. In The Well-Tempered Circle, Stefaan Quix casts these primitive, first beats into a concert. Eight percussionists surround the audience and use an abundance of stone, wood and metal percussion instruments to create a soundscape reminiscent of a host of crickets on a hot summer’s day in the south. Take a seat in the middle of this sound, close your eyes and let yourself be transported a spatial sound universe. 

programme

Stefaan Quix (1967)
The Well-Tempered Circle

performers

Quixtet (Aya Suzuki, Rubén Martines, Birgit Eecloo, Wim Pelgrims, Jacob Vanneste, Simon Florin, Jelle Van Dooren, Simon Decraene, Andrés Navarro Garcia & Jelle Proost): percussion

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production: ChampdAction
coproduction: deSingel (Antwerpen), Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk, Q-O2 (Sint-Jans-Molenbeek) Stefaan Quix is an artist in residence with the development and production platform ChampdAction
thanks to VNK Percussion (Melle)

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Quixtet (Aya Suzuki, Rubén Martines, Birgit Eecloo, Wim Pelgrims, Jacob Vanneste, Simon Florin, Jelle Van Door...

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Cancelled
Sun 21 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

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