19-mar-2011 Martin Matalon - METROPOLOS

at Maerzmusik Festival, performed by Francois-Xavier Roth and Ensemble Modern. A 2010 recreation of the 1995 project on which I was assistant programming Max on the NeXT and IRCAM ISPW.

From the Maerzmusik Festival website:



Film by Fritz Lang (1927)

restored version from the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung (2010)

Music by Martin Matalon (1995/2007/2010) GP of the new version

Ensemble Modern

François-Xavier Roth, conductor

Norbert Ommer, sound direction

Stephan Buchberger, production

BIG cinema Leipzig, projection

Sat 19-03 | 19:00 | artist discussion

Helga de la Motte-Haber talks to Martin Matalon (in English)

The original music by Martin Matalon for Metropolis was commissioned by IRCAM – Centre Pompidou Paris. The adaptation of the score to the film version from 2010 was commissioned by Ensemble Modern with the friendly support of the Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain and was realised in co-production with GRAME centre national de création musicale Lyon and the Ensemble Intercontemporain Paris. Realisation of the electronic playback Ircam: Cristophe de Cudenhove, Atau Tanaka, Max Bruckert


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