Ensemble Divertimento/OPUS XXI – Commissions to young composers

03/2018 Divertimento Ensemble – ITOPUS XXI / HfMT – DE


Within the ULYSSES Network, the two network partner institutions Opus XXI (Hamburg, DE) and Divertimento Ensemble (Milan, IT) have commissioned composers
Bertrand Plé (France, born in 1986) and Zeno Baldi (Italy, born in 1988) with two new pieces for conducted ensemble that will be performed in several concerts over 2017 and 2018.



Bertrand Plé’s new score “So oder so und so weiter” for voice, alto saxophone, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, harp, violin, viola, cello, double bass was premiered by participants of the Summer Academy Opus XXI on August 11th 2017, at the Bregenzer Festspiele (AT), and will be performed again by Divertimento Ensemble and its conductor Sandro Gorli on March 29th, 2018, at Teatro Litta in Milan (IT).

© Michele Degani


Zeno Baldi’s new score for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion will be premiered by Divertimento Ensemble and its conductor Sandro Gorli on May 8th, 2018, at Milan Conservatory (IT), and will have a rerun within the activities of Opus XXI’s summer academy (date and venue to be confirmed).

organized in partnership with Divertimento Ensemble - ITOPUS XXI / HfMT- DE

ULYSSES Commissions : Liisa Hirsch

ULYSSES Commissions : Bertrand Plé and Zeno Baldi

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