The ULYSSES Ensemble will tour from June to October 2021, visiting the European academies and festivals ManiFeste, Fondation Royaumont and Festival Mixtur.
The selected performers to join Ulysses Ensemble are:
- Rebecca Blau · Flute
- Claire Colombo · Oboe
- Riccardo Acciarino · Clarinet
- Olivia Palmer-Baker · Bassoon
- Mari Tirkkonen · Trompa
- Thaïs Jude · Trumpet
- Alejandro Ivorra Elull · Trombone
- Miharu Ogura · Piano
- Luis Azcona Delgado · Percussion
- Audrey Sproule · Violin
- Ernst Spyckerelle · Violin
- Hortense Fournier · Viola
- Beatriz Raimundo · Cello
- Mathilde Barillot · Double bass
Inspired by the grand tours of classical musicians travelling through Europe and the goals of training and enriching the practices of young musicians, the ULYSSES Network brings together 11 European institutions for the promotion and professionalization of young composers. With the ULYSSES Ensemble, the ULYSSES Network reached a new peak in 2017, concentrating its efforts on young performers in the domain of new music. With the support of the European Union’s Creative Europe program.
- STOP 1 – MANIFESTE-2021
Sunday, June 13 — Sunday, June 20, 2021.
Educational Advisor: Brad Lubman (conductor), soloists from the Ensemble intercontemporain.
- STOP 2 – FONDATION ROYAUMONT
Sunday, June 20 — Monday, June 28 , 2021.
Abbaye de Royaumont (France).
Educational Advisor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz (conductor).
- STOP 3 – FESTIVAL MIXTUR
Monday, September 27 — Sunday, October 3, 2021.
Educational Advisor: Beat Furrer (conductor).