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ADVENTUROUS MUSIC FESTIVAL
FOR A YOUNG AUDIENCE

PROGRAM / BIG BANG ATHENS 2018

18 May 2018 - 20 May 2018

6+

Max Vandervorst /

The orchestra: vacuum cleaner hose, watering can, flower pots, tins, and other lost objects. The friction between the “natural” harmonies of objects and our well-tempered musical culture strikes the spark of original, stimulating music. The European tea-kettle becomes an African drum, while its whistle transports us to Brazil. The performer flies from one instrument to the next, playing on each. He becomes one with the music, mixing strings, woods, percussions, notes, rhythms, inflections and expression. The flower pots, watering can and vacuum hose are long since forgotten... and at the end we remember that initially “symphony” meant “harmony”. After almost twenty years, the Symphony for Abandoned Objects has now become a true classic… its extreme simplicity and innovative humour continue to provoke us.
 
Max Vandervorst is composer and inventor of musical instruments. Since 1988, he has put together a number of performances, showcasing instruments he created using a wide variety of objects as raw material: Symphony for Abandoned Objects, Concerto for Two Bicycles, The Man from Spa, A Hi(story) of Music(s), and This is Not a Show, have all been performed numerous times in many different countries.
 
Duration: 45'
 
Conception, instruments and music: Max Vandervorst
Director: Jean-François De Neck
Technic: Claire Steinfort  
Production: Curieux Tympan asbl

TICKETS

Sat 19 May 201811:00tickets
Sat 19 May 201816:30tickets
Sat 19 May 201818:30tickets

TICKETS

Sun 20 May 201811:00tickets
Sun 20 May 201816:00tickets
Sun 20 May 201818:00tickets

TIMETABLE / PARCOURS

Friday 18 May 2018

Main Stage
Onassis Cultural Centre
8+
20:30The "Odysseys" in Greece 20:30
21:00The "Odysseys" in Greece 21:00
21:3021:30

TIMETABLE / PARCOURS

Saturday 19 May 2018

Exhibition space -1
Onassis Cultural Centre
5th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
Onassis Cultural Centre
Upper Stage
Onassis Cultural Centre
Rehearsal Room +4
Onassis Cultural Centre
Foyer +4
Onassis Cultural Centre
Dourgouti Park (near OCC)
Onassis Cultural Centre
6+4+5+0 - 44+ALL AGES
11:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsBody, room, environment, planet11:00
11:30Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master OrchestraImprovise freely11:30
12:00Dismantling tools12:00
12:30Játékok!Body, room, environment, planet12:30
13:00Apollonius (Kofee) MorrisJátékok!13:00
13:30The View Master Orchestra13:30
14:00Improvise freely14:00
14:3014:30
15:0015:00
15:3015:30
16:00Body, room, environment, planetImprovise freely16:00
16:30Symphony for Abandoned Objects16:30
17:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master Orchestra17:00
17:30Játékok!Body, room, environment, planetDismantling tools17:30
18:00Apollonius (Kofee) MorrisJátékok!18:00
18:30Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master Orchestra18:30
19:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsImprovise freelyDismantling tools19:00
19:30Apollonius (Kofee) Morris19:30
20:0020:00

TIMETABLE / PARCOURS

Sunday 20 May 2018

Exhibition space -1
Onassis Cultural Centre
5th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
Onassis Cultural Centre
Upper Stage
Onassis Cultural Centre
Rehearsal Room +4
Onassis Cultural Centre
Foyer +4
Onassis Cultural Centre
Dourgouti Park (near OCC)
Onassis Cultural Centre
6+4+5+0 - 44+ALL AGES
11:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsBody, room, environment, planet11:00
11:30Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master OrchestraImprovise freely11:30
12:00Dismantling tools12:00
12:30Játékok!Body, room, environment, planet12:30
13:00Apollonius (Kofee) MorrisJátékok!13:00
13:30The View Master Orchestra13:30
14:00Improvise freely14:00
14:3014:30
15:0015:00
15:3015:30
16:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsBody, room, environment, planetImprovise freely16:00
16:30Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master Orchestra16:30
17:00Játékok!17:00
17:30Apollonius (Kofee) MorrisJátékok!Body, room, environment, planetDismantling tools17:30
18:00Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsThe View Master Orchestra18:00
18:30Symphony for Abandoned ObjectsImprovise freely18:30
19:00Apollonius (Kofee) MorrisDismantling tools19:00
19:3019:30
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