Reconstitution of Polytope de Cluny in Paris from 21st June to 2nd July

Fifty years after the creation of the Polytope of Cluny by Iannis Xenakis, Ircam reproduces this sound and immersive experience which welcomed 100 000 participants in two years. Hundreds electronic flashes and 3 laser beams (red, blue, green). Fixed and pivoting mirrors are added to separate, multiply, and reflect the rays or create illusions by […]

One day and one night for Xenakis in Vienna on 18th June 2022

At the Belvedere 21 in Vienna, a day and evening dedicated to Xenakis will take place, organized by Reinhold Friedl as part of the Festwochen festival. The program includes lectures, workshops and an evening concert with electroacoustic music by Iannis Xenakis and other composers and DJs inspired by him. Details and tickets here.

Exhibition Xenakis in BPI, Centre Pompidou, Paris from June 8th to July 2nd

Iannis Xenakis, héritage et résonances June 8-July 2, level 2 Selection of Xenakis’ Polytopes scores and archives Friday, June 24, 7pm, Espace Musique, level 3 As part of the Sound Studio organized by Gilles Paté at Ensa-Versailles, and on the occasion of the centennial of the birth of Iannis Xenakis, 3rd year architecture students studied […]

Xenakis 100 – Festival in Helsinki from 2nd to 5th June

For the centenary of Xenakis, a big festival will take place in Helsinki, in Tassin Talo. There will have concerts but also lectures about Xenakis. Schedule PléïadesThursday 2.6.19:00, no intermissionRebondsFriday 3.6. 19:00, with 15 min intermissionZythosSaturday 4.6. 19:00, with 20 min intermissionPersephassaSunday 5.6. 16:00, no intermission More information on the official website of the event.

29 May 2022 in Birmingham: Xenakis in the spotlight of the event “Music and Maths”

In celebration of revolutionary composer Iannis Xenakis’s centenary, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group have created a festival for all senses, with partners from Sound and Music, University of Birmingham, and PRiSM (Royal Northern College of Music). Join us in the afternoon for a family drop-in session; Drawing Scoring, talks from our partners at University of Birmingham and […]

ST/48 by Xenakis played in Mexico on May 29th

For the centenary, ST/48 will be played in Mexico. Date: Sunday May, at 6.00pm Location: Sala Nezahualcoyotl, MexicoOrchestre: Ojuem, orchestre academy from Ofunam Complete timetable : Iannis Xenakis, ST/48Alberto Ginastera, concerto for harp (Eugenia Espinales, harp)Albert Roussel, Le festin de l’araignée, full ballet

Two Xenakis days in Zürich on 28 & 29 May

To celebrate the centenary of Iannis Xenakis’ birth, the city of Zurich will dedicate a weekend to Xenakis’ compositions. Two days, two programs, two places. The first day will be devoted to works for violin with the exceptional participation of violinist Irvine Arditti. Gendy3, stochastic music created by Iannis Xenakis on computer, will also be […]

Xenakis festival in Berlin at St-Elizabeth’s church from 28th to 30th May

A festival of Ensemble Unitedberlin. May 28, 8 p.m. – Iannis Xenakis and the Abstract Ballet – Kraanerg (1968/69) May 29, 8 p.m. – Xenakis – a birthday concert May 30, 7:30 p.m. – Iannis Xenakis and the music theater – Oresteia (1965/89) May 28: Arturo Tamayo, conductorNicola Mascia, Jan Razima, Elia Lopez, Jaan Männima, […]

Onassis Foundation in Athens: Xenakis Alive on May 25, 2022

The foundation will organize a major concert revisiting the multidisciplinary creations of Iannis Xenakis in honor of the centenary of the artist’s birth. Directed by Christos Carras, Orestis Karamanlis & Dimitris Maronidis, this concert will feature new compositions and performances by experimental and electronic music artists to pay a tribute to Iannis Xenakis. May 25, […]

24-29 May, 2022 : International Symposium Xenakis In Greece

On the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Iannis Xenakis, a large symposium of five days will be organized in the country where the Franco-Greek composer and architect grew up. Organized by the Kapodistria University of Athens, the University of Paris 8 and our association Les Amis de Xenakis, this great event will […]