Show : TimeWorldNight
Ana Millet was born in Buenos Aires in 1984 and started playing the violin at the age of 4. In 1997, she was unanimously awarded the gold medal and the City of Limoges Prize. In 2000, she began studying at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMD - Paris National Superior Conservatory of Paris for Music and Dance), and she obtained her First Prize in violin four years later. She went on to join the advanced chamber music program for solo violinists. She was first chair of the CNSMD Graduate Orchestra for two seasons and the violinist in Langage Tango. Today, Ana Millet is a member of the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra.
What if we took Arnold Schoenberg for his word? ‘The transfigured night’ was inspired by Richard Dehmel’s poem. Wouldn’t it be more spectacular if we only had our ears to receive its beauty? After the poem being read in darkness, the audience would hear Schoenberg’s masterpiece in its sextet string version in the shade. This setting would allow the audience to experience the piece in a new way. A light projection will display dark colours to recreate a night atmosphere. The musicians will exist through their voice and the sound of their instruments. This experiment has never been made before because the six musicians will have to play by heart, with no partition or music stand. ‘The transfigured night’ was created between Germanic Romantism of the XIXth century’s and the modernism Shonenberg and its two disciples Berg and Webern established. Interpreted by Ana Millet, Juliette Salmona, Corentin Bordelot, David Haroutunian, Pauline Bartissol, Sarah Chanaf. Reading by Simon Abkarian.