Immediately before each concert, members of Klangforum Wien will present their very personal approach to the music of the evening in an unorthodox fashion. By sharing what inspires us, we’d like to afford our audience a sensuously tangible experience.
Ionisation for 13 percussionists by Edgard Varèse lasts 7,5 minutes. We lengthen the composition to 25 minutes by isolating layers of the piece. The ears get enough time to perceive its complexity. (Björn Wilker)