Melos Ethos Ensemble

Tuesday 10. 11. 2015 at 7 p.m.

Moyzes Hall

Vajanského nábrežie 12, Bratislava

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  • Melos Ethos Ensemble [profile of ensemble] (SK)
  • Members of the Slovak Philharmonic Choir
  • Zsolt Nagyconductor (HU)
  • Enikő Ginzery[personal profile]  – cimbalom (SK)
  • Jozef Chabroň[personal profile]  – choirmaster (SK)
  • Cédric Thiolletspeaker (FR)


    • Liebeslied for eight instruments (2010) WORLD PREMIERE

    • Da capo for solo cimbalom and ensemble (2013–2014) WORLD PREMIERE

    • Le Voyage, monodrama for actor, six-part vocal ensemble, four instruments and electronics (2011–2012) WORLD PREMIERE

Photo: Enikő Ginzery

Enikő Ginzery


In da capo (2013–2014) Péter Eötvös chose nine fragments from Mozart’s sketch books and created out of them a fresh, surrealistic allegro. The role of the virtuoso solo instrument is, oddly, given to the cimbalom. Can its characteristic sound blend with Mozart’s style? The phenomenal Enikő Ginzery with members of the Melos Ethos Ensemble will try to find the answer in this brilliantly scored and witty composition.

One of the two monodramas presented on this year’s festival is Le Voyage (2011–2012) by the Austrian composer Johannes Maria Staud. It is based on Charles Baudelaire’s eponymous poem, and in many ways it can be compared with Hosokawa’s The Raven, programmed for the next evening. Two works created almost simultaneously, two poets linked by a variety of correspondences...