Brussels Philharmonic | Pure sound magic

Pure sound magic

playlist curated by Oren Ambarchi

Mark May 25th on your calendar: Ilan Volkov, guitarist Oren Ambarchi, and the Brussels Philharmonic will create an entirely new listening experience. The improvisational piece Sous Vide by Ambarchi is born on the spot: a live-composed orchestral work that unites musicians and audience in pure sound magic.

Are you intrigued yet? We certainly are... We asked Ambarchi about the music that inspires him—dive into his musical mind with this playlist on Spotify.


live in concert

experience Sous Vide live with Oren Ambarchi, Ilan Volkov, and the Brussels Philharmonic during the concert Scelsi Sound Magic at Flagey

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Interview Oren Ambarchi

"we’ll be improvising. It’s an interaction between myself, Ilan and the orchestra" - learn more about the composition Sous Vide through this interview with the composer

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Scelsi Sound Magic · 25.05.2024 · Flagey

Ilan Volkov boldly breaks open the boundaries of what music is and can be: anchors are cast aside, conventions are thrown out the window, and music becomes a physical experience - with Oren Ambarchi.

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programme notes

Volkov and Ambarchi explore, like partners in crime, the boundaries of the symphonic orchestra. During Scelsi Sound Magic, they are creating the improvisational work Sous Vide, a composition that comes into existence on the spot. They supplement the programme with works by Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988) and Tristan Murail (°1947), composers who, like Ambarchi, are known for their experimental and innovative approach to music. Ready for an entirely new listening experience?

Playlist Curated Ivicevic

Curated by... Mirela Ivicevic

we asked the composer which music she carries close to her heart... The result? A compilation of mesmerizing ballads reminiscent of her young adulthood

Playlist Curated Goebel

curated by... Reinhard Goebel

conductor Reinhard Goebel curated a playlist: baroque compositions you must hear at least once in a lifetime - let's barock!