Transformations of the Audible Symposium
16.05.2019 — 18.05.2019
Thursday 16.05.2019
Location: West Den Haag

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 18:00
How sound comes to matter - Artistic thresholds and the role of sound
Introduction / Questions on Audibility
Gabriel Paiuk (Institute of Sonology - HdK Den Haag, Leiden University)
Unhearing the Contemporary: How Contemporary is Sound?
Or, Toward a Musical Contemporary Art
Douglas R. Barrett (Salisbury University)

Panel Discussion
Martina Raponi, Yannis Kyriakides, Peter Ablinger, Catherine Lamb, Matteo Marangoni, Richard Barrett, Brian Kane

20:00 - 22:30
Concert and exhibition
Presentation of the works developed by students from the Composition, Art Science and Sonology departments of the Royal Conservatoire during the workshop ‘Composition beyond music’ lead by Peter Ablinger.
Works by: Guzmán Calzada, Robert Coleman, Tony Guarino, Hendrik Hohlfeld, Daniil Pilchen, Sóley Sigurjónsdóttir, Ernests Vilsons, Soeria van den Wijngaard and Stefano Zucchini.


Müntzers stern by Jakob Ullman Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, bassoon and voice

Friday 17.05.2019
Location: KABK Auditorium

10:00 - 12:00
Conditions of Audibility: Media devices and modes of attention

Wireless Auscultation
Brian Kane (Yale University)

Theatrophonic framings. New modes and figurations of hearing performance in the late 19th century
Melissa van Drie (University of Copenhagen)

Round Table

12:00 - 12:40
Location: KABK - Kapel Bleijenburg
Performance: Prisma Interius II by Catherine Lamb
Heloisa Amaral, keyboard

12:40 - 18:00
Location: KABK - Hal Bleijenburg
Installation: Unheard by Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec

12:40 - 13:40
Lunch Break

13:40 - 15:40
Location: KABK Auditorium

How do artistic practices intervene in the constitution of listening modes

Rehearsing Sensory Repertoires: The Institutionalization of Listening Experiences at Artist-Run Spaces 1980s-2000s
Linnea Semmerling (Maastricht University)

Touchez des yeux: a reverse poetics of musical display
Heloisa Amaral (Leiden University)

Catherine Lamb

Rhythms of Presence
Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec

Dialogue with silence: Performing Jakob Ullmann
Dafne-Vicente Sandoval

Round Table

15:40 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 18:00
Location: KABK Auditorium
Listening subjects and listening publics

Democratic Listening
Sander van Maas (University of Amsterdam)

Shockwave Agency
Raviv Ganchrow (Institute of Sonology - HdK Den Haag)

Round Table

18:00 - 20:30
Dinner Break

20:30 - 21:30
Location: West Den Haag

Peter Ablinger, ‘Jetzt / Blackout’ (2016 / 2017 - Preliminary Version) 30’
Performed by Ensemble Modelo62

Simon Steen-Andersen, ‘Asthma’, (2017), 22’
Accordion & video
Performed by Andreas Borregaard - Accordion

Saturday 18.05.2019
Location: KABK Auditorium

10:00 - 11:30
Listening and the thresholds of musicality: between sensuous language, gesture and affect in music history

Burrhus, my mentor
Jed Wentz (Leiden University)

Old music, new ears
. Listening to French baroque vocal music then and now
Elizabeth Dobbin (Leiden University)

Tuning the dancing body as performative research instrument to investigate embodied gnosis.
Suzan Tunca (Leiden University)

Transcriptions: between listening, memory and invention
Giuliano Bracci (Leiden University)

Round Table

11:30 - 11:45
Coffee Break

11:45 - 13:15
Models of sound and the acoustic
Julia Kursell (University of Amsterdam)

Learning Through Music: From Performance to Philosophy in Seventeenth-Century England
Penelope Gouk (University of Manchester)

Round Table

13:15 - 14:15
Lunch Break

Audiovisual works at KABK BA.013
Thalia Hoffman, ‘A day becomes’

14:15 - 15:45
Voice, Stage and Representation in sound

Heard or capable of being heard. Seeing through parrhesiastic dialectical games.
Eleni Kamma (Leiden University)

Sounds in/out of context: On Listening to Debates in the Early-70’s Dutch Theatre Scene
Ricarda Franzen (University of Amsterdam)

Renewing audio-visual language
Joanna Bailie

Round Table

15:45 - 16:30
Between trace and hallucination

Interview with François Bonnet on the book ‘The order of sounds’
François Bonnet (Groupe de Recherches Musicales)
Justin Bennett (Institute of Sonology - HdK Den Haag)
Gabriel Paiuk (Institute of Sonology - HdK Den Haag, Leiden University)

16:30 - 16:45
Coffee Break

16:45 - 17:30
Closing talk

Music and Negativity. Boundaries, and what they show us from beyond. Peter Ablinger

17:30 - 20:00
Dinner Break
Location: Royal Conservatoire - Kees van Baarenzaal

20:30 - 22:00
Peter Ablinger, ‘Weiss Weisslich 22’

Peter Ablinger, ‘Instruments and Phonographies - Pedestrian Zone’ (1997) for Ensemble
Ensemble Modelo62
Joanna Bailie, ‘Roll Call’ (2018)
Piano, tape, video
Piano, speech - Heloisa Amaral
Written for Heloisa Amaral with the friendly support of the Norwegian Arts Council’

Peter Ablinger, ‘IEAOV - Red on Maroon’
Gemma Tripiana Muñoz, flute
Giulia Francavilla, live electronics

Peter Ablinger, ‘Weiss/weisslich 11 - 40 Fotos’ (2013)


Peter Ablinger, ‘Concerto’ (2016 - Preliminary Version)
For Solo-Bassoon, Ensemble, and 2 Musicologists, 42’
Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, Ensemble Modelo62

Location: Royal Conservatoire - Foyer