Loré Lixenberg

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Born in the UK Loré Lixenberg’s career began with Theatre de Complicite, working with Simon Mcburney on ‘Out of a House Walked a Man’ for the National Theatre that used texts by the Soviet writer Daniil Harms. Following this, her work spans from performing on concert platforms and opera scenes to new installations and vocals performances with experimental visual and sound artists (Stelarc, Bruce Mclean, David Toop). She has worked with and performed the works of composers such as Georges Aperghis, Bent Soerensen, Helmut Oehring, Mark-Anthony Turnage, György Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Beat Furrer, Harrison Birtwistle, Peter Maxwell-Davies, Earle Brown, Luc Ferrari and Gerald Barry in contemporary music festivals worldwide. She premiered the role of Ida in ‘Under Himlen’ by Soerensen for the Danish Royal Opera and in 2011 the role of Cousin Shelly in ‘Anna Nicole’ of Turnage for The Royal Opera Covent Garden. She also premiered ‘As I Am’ by Dai Fujikura with EIC, also performing a Luciano Berio programme with them, conducted by Susanna Maalki and performing the same work at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo where she also gave a Fujikura/Schubert recital with Andrew West for ‘La Folle Journee’. She recently premiered ‘Aatie’ by Frederic Acquaviva at La Fenice in Venice where she was in residency at to prepare her own post-shamanic work ‘Bird’ using hyper-extentions of the voice. Lixenberg has premiered soundworks by the creator of Lettrism Isidore Isou and directed a version of ‘Pierrot Lunaire’ using multi-vocal disciplines both in London and Copenhagen. In London she curated the UK premiere of the Lettrist poets Lemaitre, Poyet and Broutin. She is director-residence for the Copenhagen based physical music theatre group SCENATET for whom she also directed Mauricio Kagel’s ‘Staatstheater’ for the SPOR festival and ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ by Aperghis in Copenhagen, supported by the DIVA residency programme. She directed the UK premiere of ‘Staatstheater’ by Kagel at the University of Durham and The Sage, Gateshead where she also directed ‘Anticredos’ by Trevor Wishart, ‘Récitations’ by Aperghis and ‘A-Ronne’ by Berio. She collaborates regularly with New Music Projects Wien, with whom she created performances based on the writings of the patients at Gugging and the ancient texts of the plainchant ‘Osterspiel’ and ‘Song of Songs’ for Schloss Wolkersdorf and Stift Klosterneuberg. She regularly performs with the award winning avant-garde performance group ‘Apartment House’ and has been performing John Cage’s music, in particular ‘Aria’, ‘Songbooks’ and the‘Europeras’ since 1992. In 2004 she performed John Cage ‘Aria’ to critical acclaim for the London Symphony Orchestra Cage Festival and performed the Bayreuth premiere of this work in 2011. 2012 she recorded the premiere of the complete Cage’s ‘Songbooks’ for Sub Rosa on CD, with Gregory Rose and Rob Worby and Acquaviva’s‘Aatie” on CD/DVD, that she also performed at Deep Listening Festival, Kingston and Phil Niblock Experimental Intermedia Gallery, New York. She recently performed her own compositions ‘The End Of Civilisation As We Know It’ and ‘Bird’ at Ikon Gallery and is working on her new project ‘Insect’, as well as an evening at Kings Place devoted to the link of avant-garde movements and music in the XXth century : ‘Manifesto’.
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Loré Lixenberg Discography Tracks

Albums

none Loré Lixenberg - CRU 1 album art Frédéric Acquaviva, Alvin Lucier, Loré Lixenberg, Phill Niblock, Bernard Heidsieck, Jacques Lizène, Katherine Liberovskaya, Tomomi Adachi, Alex Mincek Frédéric Acquaviva, Alvin Lucier, Loré Lixenberg, Phill Niblock, Bernard Heidsieck, Jacques Lizène, Katherine Liberovskaya, Tomomi Adachi, Alex Mincek - CRU 1(CD + DVD) B@£ none Germany 2015 Sell This Version
- Loré Lixenberg - CRU 3 album art Frédéric Acquaviva, Loré Lixenberg, Maurice Lemaître, Joël Hubaut, Jean-Baptiste Favory, Andy Ingamells, Lieutenant Caramel, Eduardo Kac, Christoph Ogiermann Frédéric Acquaviva, Loré Lixenberg, Maurice Lemaître, Joël Hubaut, Jean-Baptiste Favory, Andy Ingamells, Lieutenant Caramel, Eduardo Kac, Christoph Ogiermann - CRU 3(CD, Album + DVD-V) £@B - Germany 2017 Sell This Version
MSV 77206 Loré Lixenberg - Intricate Web album art Liz Johnson (5), Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Loré Lixenberg, Ronald Woodley Liz Johnson (5), Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Loré Lixenberg, Ronald Woodley - Intricate Web(2xCD, Album) Divine Art MSV 77206 UK 2017 Sell This Version

Compilations

2009 Encounters Loré Lixenberg - Encounters - New Works from Edinburgh University album art Edinburgh String Quartet, Loré Lixenberg, Andrew Johnston (8) Edinburgh String Quartet, Loré Lixenberg, Andrew Johnston (8) - Encounters - New Works from Edinburgh University(2xCD, Comp) Edinburgh University 2009 Encounters UK 2009 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

2014 Loré Lixenberg - The Afternoon Of A Phone album art Loré Lixenberg The Afternoon Of A Phone(Hybrid, Dlx, Num) B@£ 2014 UK & Europe 2014 Sell This Version
ATD5 Loré Lixenberg - La Fabbrica Illuminata album art Luigi Nono - Loré Lixenberg Luigi Nono - Loré Lixenberg - La Fabbrica Illuminata(File, FLAC) all that dust ATD5 UK 2018