The “fête de la musique” becomes the string quartet party and a meeting of painting with music. Driven by the Béla quartet, young groups have appropriated Kaija Saariaho’s Nymphea as well as other works from the repertoire.
Quatuors à cordes stagiaires
Serge Lemouton IRCAM computer music design
KAIJA SAARIAHO NYMPHEA
and other works for string quartet
MARCO STROPPA SPIRALI
An Musée de l’Orangerie, IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, ProQuartet-Centre européen de musique de chamber coproduction. With the support ULYSSES Network supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union.
by Kaija Saariaho, 1994
- Nymphea by Kaija Saariaho, 1994
Everything you need to know about the String Quartet
Captured as a part of the 2017 academy festival.
- String Quartet history
- Composer's and the String Quartet (in french)