Apnea Unanime Loading

commissioned by and written for Ensemble Modern

In this piece the string octet is treated as a single body where every voice of the ensemble is an acoustic reflection of other lines that move in the space following the visual shape of number 8, a symbol of infinity and constant/circular flow of time and energy.

1st performane:

20 October 2020, perf. by Ensemble Modern, cond. Heiner Goebbels. Opening of the New Jewish Museum in Frankfurt. Alte Oper Frankfurt (DE)