Compositions by Olivier Messiaen and Luigi Nono

Jan Michiels

conference: DARE 2015: the dark precursor
date: November 10, 2015
venue: De Bijloke Music Center, Kraakhuis
format: concert
practice: music and sound
keywords: Luigi Nono, Olivier Messiaen

abstract video about the author(s)

abstract

Olivier Messiaen, Petites esquisses d’oiseaux (1985), Le Rouge-gorge (1), for piano

Olivier Messiaen, Petites esquisses d’oiseaux (1985), Le Merle Noir, for piano

Olivier Messiaen, Petites esquisses d’oiseaux (1985), Le Rouge-gorge (2), for piano

Luigi Nono, …..sofferte onde serene…, for piano and tape

presentation

about the author(s)

Jan Michiels

Jan Michiels (b. 1966) is Professor of Piano at the Royal Conservatoire Brussels, where he also leads the class on contemporary music. He studied with Hans Leygraf at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, where he was awarded an exceptional distinction for his interpretations of Bartók’s Second Piano Concerto and Ligeti’s Etudes. A laureate in several international competitions (including the Queen Elizabeth, Brussels) he conducted piano masterclasses in London, Murcia, Hamburg, Oslo, Montepulciano, and Szombathely. In addition to his activity as a pianist, Jan Michiels has a doctorate in the arts centred on Luigi Nono’s Prometeo. He is a senior research fellow at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent, and an active member of the core team of ME21.

info & contact

affiliation

Royal Conservatoire of Brussels, BE

email

jan_inge [AT] telenet.be

web

michielsjan.be