Miyagi in Weimar, Crossings in Basel

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Two major performances of works by Sandeep Bhagwati took place simultaneously this past weekend, on Saturday, October 29:

In Basel [Switzerland], pianist Moritz Ernst played new fragments from the encyclopedic piano cycle “Music of Crossings”  – while at the 29th “Tage der Neuen Musik” Festival for New Music in Weimar, the Open Music Quartett Stuttgart performed his cycle of 17 Miyagi Haikus, which they had recorded in studio in June 2016 ( this recording is currently in progress for a CD publication next year).
The Open Music Quartet will also perform Bhagwati’s complex comprovisation score “Jaali” in Stuttgart on Dec 1, while Moritz Ernst has set himself the goal to perform each of the 36 piano pieces of “Music of Crossings” in concert at least once before aiming at an extended 2.5hr marathon performance of the entire cycle in 2018.