R(h)umeur collective, a radio work initiated by artist Maki was designed with short pieces (1 min.) realised by composers from all around the world. The 1st part of the piece was broadcasted last March on Radia. The 2nd part, composed thanks to the contribution of 23 artists — of whom Francis Dhomont — will be broadcasted on June 1, 2007 on Radio Grenouille. Note that the programme will be archived.
For his piece À propos de K Francis Dhomont was commissioned by the French State (Music Office) in 2007; the work premiered at Ina-GRM on November 11, 2006. His Forêt profonde (1994-96) was awarded the “Prix de la meilleure création contemporaine électroacoustique” (best contemporary electrocoustic work) of the Prix de Printemps 2007 organized by Sacem. Finally, Francis Dhomont along with Inés Wickmann received a grant to realized a videomusic trilogy (based on the colors red, yellow, and blue).
The Expo Plymouth of the Sonic Arts Network will take place from June 22 to 25, 2007 in Plymouth (UK). Moirures, videomusic by Francis Dhomont and Inés Wickmann and Walk That Way. Tuesday, Turn. by Pierre Alexandre Tremblay will be presented on June 23.
On the occasion of the festival Le Bruit de la neige (9th edition) in Annecy (France), Francis Dhomont will present on May 25, 2007 his works Here and There, Vol d’Arondes, Je te salue, vieil océan!, Premières traces du Choucas, À propos de K, and Moirures, a videomusic realised with visual artist Inés Wickmann. Excerpts of thoses pieces are avalaible online on … et autres utopies. You can also listen to Francis Dhomont’s repertoire on his electroradio stream.
A concert presented on the Arts Temps Réel acousmonium (a mobile system of 32 tracks for 40 loudspeakers) will take place on June 26, 2007 in Aix-en-Provence (France), as part of the Microfolies series of the Musique dans la rue event. Here and There by Francis Dhomont, Les flûtes en feu by Åke Parmerud, Y---OW by Roxanne Turcotte, and a new piece by Patrick Ascione will notably be performed on this uncommon orchestra…
The Festival de Radio France et Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon (France) will take place from July 11 to 28, 2007. Coming up:
- July 24: diffusion of Un autre Printemps and À propos de K by Francis Dhomont, and La roue ferris and Entre-temps by Bernard Parmegiani;
- July 26: diffusion of Spaces of mind by Daniel Teruggi;
- July 27: presentation of Monster 600, a film by Laurent Chanez; music by Christian Zanési and Arnaud Rebotini.