Februray 10th 2022 : Exhibition “Révolutions Xenakis” at Philharmonie in Paris

The exhibition, which is intended for a wide audience and not only for specialists in contemporary music, aims to put Xenakis’ production into perspective, in his personal history as well as in his visual, literary and musical culture. It also wishes to place the composer in his time and to give an account of the […]

International Competition of Electronic Music “Iannis Xenakis”

The fourth edition of the contest has just started! The principle: anyone wil to do so can submit an electroacoustic creation, lasting between 7 and 15 minutes. This same creation must have already been played in concert but not yet published. Entry fee: 15 euros.Up to 600 euros to be won by the winner. Deadline: […]

New edition of the biography “Un père boulversant” by Mâkhi Xenakis

“I would like to share this extraordinary journey that I was able to experience both in time and in his thought, thanks to the reading of his manuscripts that reveal how in a few years he managed to control the chaos of his emotions through the elaboration of a new music and architecture.” Mâkhi Xenakis […]

Concerts at Cité de la Musique in Paris

In 2021 and 2022, the Cité de la Musique of the Philharmonie de Paris will host concerts featuring the music of Iannis Xenakis.

December 3, 2021: Iannis Xenakis played in Munich

The Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra will hold five musical events and twelve concerts in 2021 and 2022 as part of musica viva. On December 3, the evening will be led by conductor Franck Ollu.Will be played: Iannis Xenakis, Francesca Verunelli and Minas Borboudakis.Location: Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich. You can book your seats and get […]

Beethoven and Xenakis celebrated at TOBS in Biel in October

Among others, “The Creatures of Prometheus” by Ludwig Van Beethoven and “Rebonds B” by Iannis Xenakis will be performed. Conducted by Elena Schwarz.Piano duet : Antoine, Françoise, Gilles & GrimaîtreBass clarinet: Azra RamićPercussion: Jaro BaranTrombone : Gabriele Marchetti More information on TOBS’ website.

Nuit blanche at Philharmonie de Paris on October, 2nd : percussion and Xenakis with free access !

As part of the Sleepless Night of Paris, the Philharmonie will offer a big concert from 9pm to 5am dedicated to percussions. The entrance will be free! The concert hall Pierre Boulez will welcome percussionists from all over the world. Philharmonie’s presentation: “From contemporary music to Balinese gamelan, Basque rhythmic polyphonies, experimental exchanges, and Japanese […]

Xenakis, Varèse and Bruckner played on 28th August at Bochum – Germany

Located in Bochum, few kilometers away from Dortmund, the concert will be celebrating “Visionary Architects” for the festival Ruhrtriennale. The Philips Pavillon designed by Xenakis in 1958 inspired the thematic of this event. Metastasis from Iannis Xenakis will be played, Poème Electronique from Edgar Varèse and Sinfonie Nr. 2 c-Moll (Fassung 1877) from Bruckner will be […]

July 25, 2021: The Percussions de Strasbourg will play Xenakis at the Reggia di Caserta

In the sumptuous Palace of Caserta, a few minutes from Napoli, the talented collective of the Percussions de Strasbourg will give a concert featuring Persephassa (1969) and Pléiades (1979).

New official website

The new Iannis Xenakis official website is online !