Passenier, Heutmekers & Povel
Three composers – Jesse Passenier, Roderik Povel and Jos Heutmekers (LUNAR orchestra) were looking for a group of “Willing and able” musicians to look for new (and/or forgotten) forms of group improvisation.
“Guided Improvisation” is the plan for the evening. Improvising within musical rules as the composition, creating a kind of framework in which musicians can excell. The conductor loses his real world importance as the ensemble torments him in his composed cage. Who is the leader in this situation, the dog or his master?
In other words: A quest for the purpose of musical leadership…