Two friends meet up after some time аpart. They have a lot to remember, to discuss, to explain or to conceal… The action takes place at midnight – a mysterious frontier when thesun is set and a new day is beginning, a time of insomnia, when thoughts quickly take strange directions.
The main line of this performance is Georges Aperghis’s piece “Retrouvailles” (“Meeting after a Long Separation”) for two percussionists-actors. Interspersed between the sevenparts are solo pieces.
The programme includes pieces for vibraphone, piano, voice, drum sеt, and body percussion.
The full programme:
“Retrouvailles” for two percussionists-actors
“China gates” for vibraphone and piano
“Toccata” for piano solo
“?Corporel” for a percussion player on his body
“Eine kleine Mitternachtmusik” for piano - I and VIII
“Round Midnight” (jazz song version)
“Monkey Chant” for Solo Drumkit