kordzaia blum

György Ligety «Selbstportrait»

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energy and construction: the pianoduo kordzaia – blum

The pianoduo Kordzaia - Blum was founded in 2003. Initial event has been the first performance of the work «Medus Runs The Voodoo Down» by the californian composer David Dramm in october 2003 in Zurich which gives the main direction in the word of the duo: the studying of pieces in the middlefield of avantgarde and popular styles of the 20./21. century. In this way compositions by Felix Profos (CH), Nikakoi (Georgia) and Cornelius Cardew (UK) have been performed. At the other side highlights of the classical avantgarde take their space in the duo's repertory: works by Alfred Zimmerlin (CH), Hermann Meier and Gjörgy Ligeti . Last but not least: combining energy and construction is a main theme in the interpretations of the duo. Complex music shall be performed with a maximum of energy and tension, including also electronic sound sources.

The setup on stage they have as the worlds only piano duo is particular and allows a more precise and wide ranged listening.