Quantum Leaps XIX
Five musicians during a concert
The International Ensemble Modern Academy as guest at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics
Sat, September 27, 2014 – Sun, September 28, 2014, Concert Series

This year, scholars of the Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie (IEMA) will be guests at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics (IMA) for the nineteenth time. The young composers will present their current works at the festival »Quantum Leaps«, which takes place twice a year.

Together with the IEMA young musicians and composers, the Frankfurt Ensemble Modern, one of the leading ensembles of contemporary music worldwide, offers the possibility to acquire important experiences for one’s later career. With this long-standing collaboration, the IMA meets its responsibility of promoting and presenting young musical talent, thus creating the space for the emergence of the music of tomorrow.


Sat, September 27, 2014

8 pm, ZKM_Cube

Jan Kohl Blechgebläse (2012–2014)
Orestis Goumenos Elefsina (2014)
Trevor Grahl From Curious Lands and Places (2014)
Fausto Romitelli Domeniche Alla Periferia Dell'Impero (1997)
Valerio Sannicandro Scripta (2003) 
Diego Ramos Rodriguez Puzzle triads − for trombone and ensemble (2014)


Sun, September 28, 2014

6 pm, ZKM_Cube

Sascha Janko Dragicevic Malerba (1997/98)
Helga Arias Parra Clash! (2013)
Mauro Saleri Indifferenze (2012)
Helmut Lachenmann Trio Fluido (1966)
Eduardo Moguillansky Límites (2005)

The Thing − ein scenic Concert
8.30 pm, ZKM_Media Theater

Enno Poppe Brot (2007/2013)
Hans Zender LO-SHu I − für drei bis neun Spieler (1977)


IEMA Ensemble Participants

  • Margarita Timoshin, flute
  • Chiara Percivati, clarinet, bass clarinet
  • Clemens Gottschling, Horn
  • Tom Poulsen, Trumpet, Horn
  • Antonio Jimenez Marin, trombone
  • Gilles Grimaître, piano
  • Galdric Subirana, drums
  • Kyung Won Lee, violin, viola
  • Aki Kitajima, violoncello

Elena Schwarz, conductor


Sofia Fuss, saxophone (on Sept 27)

Organization / Institution
Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie

In Kooperation mit dem Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaften der Universität Gießen und mit Unterstützung der Hessischen Theaterakademie
im Rahmen der Quantensprünge XIX.