Next concerts & talks

LAST ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

SASHA J. BLONDEAU

About "Cortèges" :

• a review by Resmusica (french 2023)

• a review by Concertclassic.com (french 2023)

• a review by Transfuge magazine (french 2023)

About "They", Donaueschinger Musiktäge :

• a review by Crescendo Magazine about the Donaueschinger Musiktäge 2022

About "Urphänomen II.b" :

a review by Laurent Bergnach for the Anaclase website (french - 2020)

About the piece "Contre-espace" :

an interview for the Ensemble Intercontemporain website (french - 2019)

a review by Michèle Tosi for Wanderer website (french - 2020)

a review by Yvan Beuvard for Crescendo magazine (french - 2020)

About Atlas "I : In principio" :

a review on the Witten festival (deutsch - 2019)

NEXT CONCERTS AND TALKS

February, 9th 2025 -  Ensemble Modern - Alte Opera, Frankfurt - (GER)

      New piece for large ensemble

February, 9th 2025 -  Ensemble Modern- Festival Présences, Radio France - (FR) - WP

      New piece for large ensemble

November, 12th 2024 -  Ayane Kawamura - Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall - (JP)

      "Atlas II : Ils portent en eux un passé qui s'immisce", for violin and electronics

August, 20th 2024 - Time:Spans festival, New-York -Ensemble Talea - (USA)

     "Etat d'exception" for piano and electronics

June, 23th 2024 - the Stasbourg Modern and Contemporary Art Museum - Collective LoveMusic - (FR)

      "Autres inapproprié·es" for ensemble and electronics

May, 2th 2024 - Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik 2024 - Collective LoveMusic - (FR)

      "Autres inapproprié·es" for ensemble and electronics

April, 5th 2024 - Music Current Festival, Dublin - Collective LoveMusic - (IR) - WP

      "Autres inapproprié·es" for ensemble and electronics

February, 4th 2024 -  duo WOVEN - Broken Frames Syndicate USA Tour! - Boston (USA)

      "Urphänomen IIb", for violin and cello

January, 24th 2024 -  duo WOVEN - Mizmorim Kammermusik Festival - Basel (SWI)

      "Urphänomen IIb", for violin and cello

November, 12th 2023 - Festival Nouveaux-Horizons, AIx-en-Provence - (FR) - WP

      "Muter", for 2 cellos

June, 8th and 9th 2023 -  François Chaignaud, Orchestre de Paris and Ircam at Philharmonie de Paris - (FR) - WP

      "Cortèges" for voice/dance, large orchestra and electronics - text by Hélène Giannecchini

May, 28th 2023, 10:00 p.m. - Portrait broadcast on France Musique radio - (FR)

May, 24th 2023 - Interview for ResMusica.com - (FR)

March, 25th 2023, 10:00 p.m. - Radio Broadcast, BBC radio - "New music show" - (UK)

                       "They" for soprano, 2 pianos, 2 percussions and electronics

March, 17th 2023 - Diotima Quartet - Ircam, Espace de Projection - Paris (FR)

      "Des mondes possibles", for String Quartet and electronics.

February, 21th 2023 - Lovemusic collective - London (UK)

      "Sortir du noir", for cello and electronics.

February, 20th 2023 - Lovemusic collective - Huddersfield (UK)

      "Sortir du noir", for cello and electronics.

February, 17th 2023 - Lovemusic collective - Leeds (UK)

      "Sortir du noir", for cello and electronics.

February, 16th 2023 - Lovemusic collective - Glasgow (UK)

      "Sortir du noir", for cello and electronics.

February, 10th 2023 - Lovemusic collective - Strasbourg (FR)

      "Sortir du noir", for cello and electronics.

November, 30th 2022 - ByPass festival - Toulouse (FR)

      "Monstrum", flute, clarinet, oboe, viola and cello.

November 2022 - New Music Forum 2022 - Ljubljana (SLO)

      "Monstrum", flute, clarinet, oboe, viola and cello.

October, 14th 2022 - SWR Donaueschinger Musiktage - Donaueschingen (DE) - WP

      "They" for soprano, 2 pianos, 2 percussions and electronics

      soprano : Barbara Kinga Majewska and Kwadrofonik Ensemble

September, 17th 2022 - LoveMusic collective - Strasbourg (FR)

      "Urphänomen I", for violin and cello

April, 11th 2022 to March 17th, 2022 - Artist in residence at Internationales Künstlerhaus Villa Concordia, Bamberg (DE)

February, 19th 2022 - Talk at UC Berkeley - (USA)

December, 26th 2021 to February, 8th 2022 - Artist in residence at Villa San Francisco (Villa Albertine) - (USA)

                       with François Chaignaud and Hélène Giannecchini - for the Orchestre de Paris/Ircam Project

October, 31th 2021 - Radio Broadcast, WDR 3 - Studio Neue Musik (DE)

                       "Des mondes possibles" for string quartet and electronic - Diotima quartet

September, 25th 2021, 10:00 p.m. - Radio Broadcast, BBC radio - "New music show" - (UK)

                       "Des mondes possibles" for string quartet and electronic - Diotima quartet

August, 25th 2021 - Radio Broadcast, SRF - "Das Diotima quartet in Witten" - (CH)

                       "Des mondes possibles" for string quartet and electronic - Diotima quartet

August 2021 - Artist in residence at Fondation Royaumont with François Chaignaud.

June, 11th 2021 - Ensemble Intercontemporain - Philharmonie de Paris (2)  (FRA)

                       "Contre-espace" for large ensemble - Ensemble Intercontemporain. Conductor : Ryan Bancroft

April,  23th 2021 - Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik - Witten (DE) - WP

                       New piece for string quartet and electronic (first part) - Diotima quartet

April,  18th 2021 - Music Biennale Zagreb festival - Zagreb (CRO)

                       "Sortir du noir", cello and electronics - Cello : Vid Veljak

February, 17th 2021 - Radio Broadcast, SRF - "Sonnenuntergänge und Programmiersprachen : Sasha J. Blondeau" - (CH)

                       Portrait program

February, 6th 2021 - McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble / Forum Ircam Hors les murs - Montréal (CA) - CANCELLED - COVID

                      Namenlosen for 4 soloists, large ensemble and electronics. Conductor : Guillaume Bourgogne

February, 4th 2021 - McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble / Forum Ircam Hors les murs - Montréal (CA) - CANCELLED - COVID

                      Urphanomen IIb for piano and electronics.

November,  6th 2020 - Festival "Musiques aux Mines" - Paris, Institut des systèmes complexes (FR) - CANCELLED - COVID

                       "Sortir du noir", cello and electronics - cello : Marc-Antoine Novel

                       "Urphänomen II.b" for piano and electronics - piano : Philippe Hattat

October, 17th 2020 - SWR Donaueschinger Musiktage - Donaueschingen (GER) - WP - CANCELLED - COVID

                      New piece for soprano, 2 pianos, 2 percussions and electronics

                      soprano : Barbara Kinga Majewska and Kwadrofonik Ensemble

September, 24th 2020 - Maison de la poésie - Paris

                      Music for the Hélène Giannecchini lecture of her book : "Voir de ses propres yeux"

July,  12th 2020 - Ensemble intercontemporain - Théâtre du Châtelet (FRA) - WP

                       "Monstrum", flute, clarinet, oboe, viola and cello.

July,  2020 - ArteScienza 2020 festival - Roma (IT) - COVID - postponed

                       "Tesla ou l'effet d'étrangeté", viola and electronics - viola : Luca Sanzò

April, 4th 2020 - McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble / Forum Ircam Hors les murs - Montréal (CA) - COVID - postponed

                      Namenlosen for 4 soloists, large ensemble and electronics. Conductor : Guillaume Bourgogne

March, 19th 2020 - Biennale des Musiques exploratoires - Lyon (FR)  - COVID - postponed

                      L'œil-écoute. Violin : Alexandra Greffin Klein

March, 1st 2020 - Radio France broadcasting - Ensemble Cout-Circuit - Paris, Maison de la Radio (FRA)

                       Urphänomen I.  For violin and cello : Alexis Descharmes and Alexandra Greffin-Klein, soloists of Court-Circuit Ensemble.

February, 8th 2020, 8:00 p.m. - Festival Présences  - Radio France, Studio 104 - Paris - WP

                       "Urphänomen II.b" for piano and electronics - piano : Philippe Hattat

January, 19th 2020 - Ensemble Intercontemporain - Opéra de Dijon  (FRA)

                       "Contre-espace" for large ensemble - Ensemble Intercontemporain. Conductor : Matthias Pintscher

October, 12th and 13th 2019 - Festival Viva Villa - Fondation Lambert, Avignon (FRA)

                       "Ils portent en eux un passé qui s'immisce" - for violin and electronics. Violin : Hae-Sun Kang

September, 22th 2019 - Ensemble Intercontemporain - Boulez Saal - Berlin (GER) - WP

                       "Contre-espace" for large ensemble - Ensemble Intercontemporain. Conductor : Matthias Pintscher

September 2018 to August 2019 : Fellow at Villa Médicis, Académie de France à Rome

July 2019 - Messiaen festival - La Meije (FRA) - WP

                       "Ils portent en eux un passé qui s'immisce" - for violin and electronics. Violin : Hae-Sun Kang

May-August 2019 - Villa Medici - Exposition "Le vent se lève" - Roma (IT)

                       "Ponentino" - Electroacoustic music for a film made by Mathieu Lucas.

May, 12th 2019 - Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik - Witten (GER) - WP

                       New piece for soprano, trumpet, clarinet, percussions and electronics.

                       soprano : Sarah Maria Sun, trumpet : Marco Blaauw, clarinet : Carl Rosman, percussions : Dirk Rosthbrust

January, 25th  2019 - Alexandra Greffin-Klein - Munich (GER) - WP

                       "L'œil-exact".  For violin

January, 22th 2019 - Ensemble Cout-Circuit - CRR de Paris (FRA)

                       "Urphänomen I".  For violin and cello

October, 25th  2018 - Notte Biancha - Villa Medici, Roma (IT)

                      Namenlosen (recording)

September, 19th 2018 - Semaine contemporaine du festival d’Automne « Musique aux Mines » - Paris, Ecole des Mines (FRA) - WP

                       "Urphänomen II" for piano and electronics. Piano : Philippe Hattat

June, 1th 2018 - Prix Sacem - Séverine Ballon - Paris, Musicora (FRA)

                       "Sortir du noir", cello and electronics

April, 14 to 26th 2018 - Residence in Snape Maltings (ENG)

April, 4th 2018 - Radio France recording Ensemble Cout-Circuit - Paris, Maison de la Radio (FRA) - WP

                       Urphänomen I.  For violin and cello : Alexis Descharmes and Alexandra Greffin-Klein, soloists of Court-Circuit Ensemble.

Mars, 8th 2018 - Ircam, Lecture : "About the creation of Namenlosen" - Paris (FRA)

February,  12th 2018 - Ensemble 20° dans le noir - Paris, Espace des Arts sans Frontières (FRA)

                       "Sortir du noir", cello and electronics

December, 13th 2017 - Ircam - Séverine Ballon - Paris, Salle Stravinsky (FRA)

                       "Sortir du noir", cello and electronics

December, 13th 2017 - TALK - Ircam - PhD Defense - Paris, Salle Stravinsky (FRA)

                       Espaces compositionnels et temps multiples : de la relation forme/matériau

September, 24th 2017 - Ensemble Insomnio - Utrecht (NDL)

                       "Tesla ou l'effet d'étrangeté", viola and electronics

June 14th 2017 - Radio broadcast of Namenlosen - France Musique

June 9th 2017 - Festival Manifeste - Philharmonie de Paris - 2, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Ircam - Paris (FRA) - WP

                       Creation of "Namenlosen", for 4 instrumental soloists, large ensemble and electronics.

June 9th 2017 - INTERVIEW - Festival Manifeste - Philharmonie de Paris - 2  - Paris (FRA)

                       Interviewed by Arnaud Merlin (France Musique)

November, 30th 2016 - "Turbulences sonores" festival - Montpellier (FRA)

                       "Metropolis", Electroacoustic piece. Salle Pétrarque, 8 p.m.

September, 13th 2016 - ICMC 2016  - Utrecht (NDL)

                       "Tesla ou l'effet d'étrangeté" for viola and electronics. Hertz hall, 9:30 p.m.

May 19th 2016 - GMEM, "Les musiques" festival - Marseille (FRA)

Creation of "Sortir du noir" for cello and electronics. Cello : Séverine Ballon

KLAP Maison pour la danse - 7 p.m.

May, 28th 2015 - Percussions de Strasbourg - Creation of "Théâtre d'ombres"

Théâtre de Hautepierre (Strasbourg) - 20h

October, 1st  2014 - Musica Festival, Strasbourg (FRA)

Creation of the new version of "Tesla ou l'effet d'étrangeté"

for viola and live electronics. Concert with Philippe Manoury and Yan Maresz.

Viola : Christophe Desjardins. 18h30 : salle de la Bourse.

August 24-25th 2014 - Harvard University - Cambridge (USA)

Premiere of "Etat d'exception"

for the Talea ensemble. Concert at John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard Music Building.

2 juillet 2014 - Centquatre - Paris - Creation of Nachleben,

for Donatienne Michel-Dansac, Lionel Peintre and Richard Dubelski (soprano, baryton, percussions and electronics) for IRCAM Manifeste Academy.

21 février 2014 - Les Subsistances - Lyon - Creation of Tesla ou l'effet d'étrangeté, for viola, ensemble (12) and electronics.

viola : Christophe Desjardins, Ensemble XX-XXI du CNSMD de Lyon, direction : Fabrice Pierre. Vendredi 21 février, 20h - Salle "jardin" des Subsistances, Lyon.

15,16 et 17 février 2013 - Ferney-Voltaire - Désastre, pièce électroacoustique pour la pièce de théâtre mise en scène par Pierre Kuentz sur des textes de Voltaire et Reiko Sekigushi. Commande Théâtre du Châtelard, Compagnie "Les Infortunes". Jeu : Charly Marty, Ingénieur du son : Mathilde Billaud.

21 mai 2012 - Lyon - Soubresauts, pièce pour voix, comédienne, grand ensemble et dispositif électroacoustique. Création CNSMD de Lyon. Salle Varèse.