Inevitably to the Light





Cinema Sõprus
(Vana-Posti 8)



Gianni Trovalusci (flute, IT)


Award ceremony of the First Audiovisual Compositions Competition at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Brian Ferneyhough (b. 1943) / Ad hoc video by Tauno Makke (1984) “Mnemosyne” for bass flute and electronics (1986, Estonian premiere)
Nicola Sani (b. 1961) / Ad hoc video by Sander Tuvikene (1984) “I binari del tempo” for flute and electronics (1998, Estonian premiere)
Lukas Nowok (b. 1992) New Work for live coding (2017, premiere) New Work for live coding (2017, premiere)
Einike Leppik (b. 1986) New Work for flute, electronics and video (premiere)
Johanna Kivimägi (b. 1992) / Video by Valentin Siltchenko (1997) New Work for flute, electronics and video (premiere)
Robi Jõeleht (b. 1987) New Work for video and electronics (2017, premiere)
Mihkel Tomberg (b. 1986) New Work for video and electronics (2017, premiere)

Electroacoustic music with video can often be experienced in classical music venues. How to approach the combination of sound and image? The main challenge is to find a mapping strategy – for instance, sounds and images can be made to match or to contradict each other. Sounds and images can also be either empathetic or unempathetic towards each other. Additionally, they can relate via some surrealistic contexts or counterpoint with each other. All of these techniques make a creation of an effective work of art very exciting. The event titled “Inevitability into the Light” demonstrates a selection of these techniques as well as the use of such poetic, mellow or penetrating sounding instrument such as solo flute in electroacoustic music. The use of solo flute helps highlight the variety of technical combinational possibilites present in the electroacoustic music as well as perceiving their richness.

Gianni Trovalusci (1955, IT) graduated as a flutist from the Santa Cecilia Conservatoire. He studied contemporary music with Pierre-Yves Artaud in Paris and early music performing practices with Jesper Christensen and Oskar Peter at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Since the 1970s he has been active in the field of contemporary music, music theatre and avant-garde performance. In his creative works, he explores artistic parallels between theatre, dance and poetry and uses a wide range of instruments: modern, classical and ethnic flutes, new custom-made instruments and live electronics.

In collacoration with the Composition Department of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre