116, avenue du Général de Gaulle - 94700 Maisons-Alfort
RER D, stop Maisons-Alfort Alfortville. Cross the street, take the 2nd street on your left (avenue du Général de Gaulle). The theatre is right by the City Hall.
By car: from Paris, take the A4, 1st exit Maisons-Alfort, straight after Charenton bridge. The theatre is at the corner of avenue du Général du Gaulle & avenue de la République
CAR PARKS 112 av. du Général de Gaulle / 31 av. de la République
CARTE BLANCHE TO ÉMILE PARISIEN
MÉTANUITS + SET WITH GUESTSExclusive
+ SET WITH GUESTS
MARIO COSTA - drums / MANU CODJIA - guitar / FLORENT NISSE - double bass
Emile Parisien is a sax prodigy in more ways than one. Part 1: Emile Parisien, in good company, is reunited with Roberto Negro, his perfect sidekick. The duo adapts György Ligeti’s Métamorphoses nocturnes. Ligeti, a wild and playful composer, could write symphonic poems for a hundred metronomes as well as indisputably brilliant miniatures, placed in his n°1 quartet prodigious harmonic games. Emile Parisien and Roberto Negro grab the Hungarian maestro by the shoulder – so to speak – and happily give it their all. Their performance is faithfully irreverent, bursting with the saxophonist’s rhythmical questioning and inspired breaks. It’s diabolically precise, bitingly lyrical, with beautifully unrivaled contributions. And, with tender loving care, it takes the music to new sublimated heights.
The two musicians will be joined at the end of the set by three guests to perform new pieces by Emile Parisien.
WOLLNY / PARISIEN / LEFEBVRE / LILLINGEREXCLUSIVE
Emile Parisien is a sax prodigy in more ways than one. Part 2: Emile Parisien, in good company – a quartet; we’ve heard it all before. Or have we? Here, the music is so current, the formation blazingly modern. And international. Saxophone, piano and synthesizers, contemporary 2020 rhythms, both nervy and adaptable. Michael Wollny, a tireless pianist, is relentlessly seeking new experiences. Drummer Christian Lillinger has an incredibly retro hairdo and an equally incredibly inventive drive. And Tim Lefebvre always keeps his cool, even when things heat up – his music simply flows. Here’s a quartet that never allows itself to get set in its ways, almost constantly improvising. A combo uniting first-class musicians who have left their long-lasting mark on every aspect of the genre. Their motto might be: always expect the unexpected.
Production : Full Rhizome / Poulp. Tambour Music Management, a division of ACT Music