The 15th edition of the ECCO concert will take place on October 6th at the Philharmonie in Luxembourg. Co-organized by ECSA and FLAC (Fédération Luxembourgoise des Auteurs Compositeurs), this year’s edition will feature the works of 6 amazing composers, performed by the ensemble United Instruments of Lucilin and conducted by Thomas Goff.
Pieces were selected by chair Dušan Bavdek (Slovenia), Jana Andreevska (North Macedonia), Irina Hasnas (Romania) and Olli Virtaperko (Finland) and by a member of the ensemble United Instruments of Lucilin, Guy Frisch (Luxembourg).
Below the list of the composers and the respective pieces which will be performed:
- Roland Wiltgen – Accumulation II (Luxembourg)
- Ziv Cojocaru – XoOx!… (Israel/Austria)
- Krzysztof Ratajski– Octet for Diplomats (Poland)
- Jouni Hirvelä – Fracture Mechanics (Finland)
- Jan Martin Smørdal – My favorite thing 2 (Norway)
- Henrik Strindberg – Bilder (Sweden)
This ECCO edition features the ensemble United Instruments of Lucilin. Founded in 1999 by a group of passionate and committed musicians, it is the only Luxembourgish chamber music ensemble specialised in contemporary music. Dedicated exclusively to promoting and commissioning works of the 20th and 21st century, United Instruments of Lucilin is now known for its outstanding programs around the world.
Credits : Léa Giordano
Ensemble United Instruments of Lucilin
André Pons-Valdès, Winnie Cheng, violins
Danielle Hennicot, viola
Jean-Philippe Martignoni, cello
Jean Hommal, double bass
Sophie Deshayes, flutes
Marcel Lallemang, Max Mausen, clarinets
Olivier Sliepen, saxophone
Adam Rixer, trumpet
Steve Boehm, horn
Pascal Meyer, piano
Guy Frisch, percussions
Pieces will be conducted by Thomas Goff, a British musician living in The Hague, Netherlands. Having studied as a composer, cellist and jazz pianist, he is now quickly becoming recognised as a conductor who excels in a vast range of repertoire. In different contexts, he has conducted the Netherlands Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Ulster Orchestra, Residentie Orkest, Cadaqués Orchestra, Orkest van het Oosten, and Philharmonie Zuidnederland.
Time and location
6 october 2020, 19:00
1, place de l’Europe, L-1499 Luxembourg