Ars Electronica Home Delivery Live Stream Concerts 2021

February – May 2021

In the course of Ars Electronica’s “Home Delivery Live Stream Concerts“, piano duo Maki Namekawa & Dennis Russell Davies played again a series of concerts in the Ars Electronica Center Piano Room and in the Deep Space 8K in Austria with real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan.

Series Nr. 1 / Sunday February 14, 2021

Igor Stravinsky : “Le Sacre du Printemps” arr. for piano and four hands
W.A. Mozart: “Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen” from the opera “The Magic Flute”
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 2 / Sunday February 21, 2021

John Cage : „The Seasons“, Ballet in One Act; Prelude I-Winter, Prelude II-Spring, Prelude III- Summer, Prelude IV-Fall, Finale (Prelude), Dennis Russell Davies, piano
Philip Glass : ‘Distant Figure’ – A Passacaglia for Solo Piano (2017), Maki Namekawa, piano
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 3 / Friday February 26, 2021

Ludwig van Beethoven : Coriolan Overture, Opus 62
Ludwig van Beethoven : 3 marches for piano, Opus 45
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 4 / Sunday March 7, 2021

Franz Schubert “Storms of Life”, Allegro in a minor, D947
“Rosamunde”-Entr’acte #3
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 5 / Friday March 12, 2021

Philip Glass (arr. for Piano Solo by Michael Riesman) from „Mishima“ November 25: Morning Temple of the Golden Pavilion Runaway Horses Mishima / Closing
Philip Glass: Piano Sonata
Movement I
Movement II
Movement III
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 6 / Sunday March 21, 2021

Joseph Haydn: Komm, holder Lenz aus Die Jahreszeiten
Laurie Anderson: Song for Bob
Joep Beving: Hanging D
Claude Debussy: Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d’été aus Six Épigraphes antiques
Marc Reibel: SAKURA II for the piano four hands
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 7 / Sunday March 28, 2021

W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (arranged for piano 4 hands by Alexander Zemlinsky)
„Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja“
„Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen“
„In diesen heil‘gen Hallen“
Finale
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 8 / Sunday May 2, 2021

J.S. Bach (arr. by György Kurtag):
„Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit“ („Actus tragicus“)
„Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir“
„O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig“
Maurice Ravel: „Ma mère l’Oye“
I. Pavane de Belle au bois dormant („Pavane aus Dornröschen“)
II. Petit Poucet („Der kleine Däumling“)
III. Laideronnette, Imperatrice des Pagodes („Die grüne Schlange“)
IV. Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete („Die Schöne und das Biest“)
V. Le jardin feerique („Der märchenhafte Garten“)
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Bösendorfer: Vienna Concert 230 VC

“For the love of music”
Bösendorfer: Vienna Concert 230 VC piano

Pianist: Maki Namekawa
Title: “Mishima Closing” by Philip Glass
Director: Andreas H. Bitesnich
Special thanks to Dennis Russell Davies

Stream Concert for UCLA

Los Angeles / USA
Royce Hall Concert Series
Stream Concert for Center for the Art of Performance UCLA
Ligeti, Berg, Guarnieri & Glass ( West Cost Premiere)

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Ars Electronica Home Delivery Live Stream Concerts

May – August 2020

In the course of Ars Electronica’s “Home Delivery Live Stream Concerts“, piano duo Maki Namekawa & Dennis Russell Davies played a series of 11 concerts in the Ars Electronica Center Piano Room in Austria with real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan. During the live stream concerts, there was an opportunity to interact with the performers via Skype or YouTube. Several programs featured conversations with prominent international guests like Laurie Anderson, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Kurt Schwertsik, Franz Xaver Ohnesorg, Charles Amirkhanian, Carol Low, Olivier Tambosi, Christiane Boesiger. The visualisations by the artist Cori O’Lan were not videos that were more or less synchronous to the music and it was also not the musicians playing to prefabricated material, they were jointly created together in the moment of the performance on the Bösendorfer Imperial SEUS computer grand piano.

Series Nr. 1 / Friday May 1. 2020

Maurice Ravel : “Ma mère l’Oye”
Ludwig van Beethoven : from the opera “Fidelio” – O namenlose Freude
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 2 / Friday May 8. 2020

Philip Glass : Etude #11 & #12, #5 & #10
Philip Glass : Stokes for piano 4 hands
Philip Glass : Elergy for the present ( world premier )
Special guest : Philip Glass
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 3 / Friday May 15. 2020

Igor Stravinsky / arr. for piano 4 hands by Dennis Russell Davies : Suite “Firebird”
Dmitri Shostakovich : Polka & Waltz
Special guest : Franz Xaver Ohnesorg ( Intendant Klavier-Festival Ruhr )
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 4 / Friday May 22. 2020

Steve Reich : Piano Phase
J.S. Bach / transcribed for piano 4 hands by György Kurtag : Two Chorale Preludes
Claude Debussy : from “Six épigraphes antiques” Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d’été
Special guest : Steve Reich
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 5 / Friday May 29. 2020

Ludwig van Beethoven : 3 Marches
Arvo Pärt : Pari intervallo
Arvo Pärt : Hymn to a great city
J.S. Bach / transcribed for piano 4 hands by György Kurtag : Chorale Prelude “O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig”
Special guest : Charles Amirkhanian
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 6 / Friday June 5. 2020

Philip Glass : Etude #5 &#10, #16 & #20
Philip Glass / arr. for piano 4 hands by Duo Namekawa – Davies : from the opera “The Voyage”
Philip Glass / arr. for piano 4 hands by Duo Namekawa – Davies : from the opera “Orphee” – Interludes
Special guests : Charles Amirkhanian & Carol Law
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 7 / Friday June 12. 2020

W.A. Mozart / arr. for piano 4 hands by Alexander von Zemlinsky :
from the opera “Magic Flute”
Special guests : Olivier Tambosi & Christiane Boesiger
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 8 / Friday June 19. 2020

John Cage : from “The Seasons”
John Cage : Suite for toy piano
John Cage : Experiences I for 2 pianos
Laurie Anderson : Song for Bob
Elliot Goldenthal : Gigue Diabolique
Special guest : Laurie Anderson
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 9 / Friday June 26. 2020

“Kurt Schwertsik 85. Birthday !”
Kurt Schwertsik : “6 Macbeth” for piano 4 hands
1) Enter Three Witches
2) Something Wicked This Way Comes
3) All The Perfumes Of Arabia Will Not Sweeten This Little Hand
4) Fire Burn And Cauldron Bubble
5) Till Birnam Forest Come To Dunsinane
6) …The Wood Began To Move
Joep Beving : Midwayer & Hanging D
Ludwig van Beethoven / arr. for piano 4 hands by Alexander von Zemlinsky from the opera “Fidelio” – Euch werde Lohn in besseren Tagen
Guest visual artist : Gregor Woschitz
Special guest : Kurt Schwertsik
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 10 / Friday July 14. 2020

Igor Stravinsky / arr. for piano 4 hands by Dennis Russell Davies :
“Firebird” – complete ballett version
W.A. Mozart / arr. for piano 4 hands by Alexander von Zeminsky
from the opera “Magic Flute” – Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Series Nr. 11 / August 23. 2020

“New York, NY”
John Cage : Suite for toy piano
John Cage : The Seasons
Philip Glass / arr. by Michael Riesman : from ” MISHIMA” ( excerpts )
Antoni Dvorak : slavonic dance op.46 – 8 for piano 4 hands
real time visualizations by Cori O’Lan

Pasticcio Awards for MISHIMA

October 25th, 2018

The Ö1 – Austrian Radio Broadcast “Pasticcio” award for MISHIMA 

Maki Namekawa received the renowned classical music award “Pasticcio Preis”.

Philip Glass’ MISHIMA @ Japanese Noh-Theater

February 22, 2020, Tokyo | Japan

Maki Namekawa performed japanese premier Philip Glass’ MISHIMA at the Japanese traditional Noh-Theater with Noh-Master Kisho Umewaka and singer MAI.

Tokyo Midtown / Ars Electronica “Dappi” Exhibition

Dappi Music Performance
February 20, 2020 Tokyo | Japan

Maki Namekawa performed Philip Glass’ Piano Sonata, collaboration with real time visualization by Cori O’Lan & Ars Electronica at the Festival “Dappi” in Tokyo.

“Dappi” performance was amazed audience by boundless possibilities of collaboration between human and the latest technologies and virtual reality technologies.