Once again, the Concertgebouw in Bruges formed the backdrop for a magical, organic MusiMatrix course. For one week, more than a thousand schoolchildren were immersed in contemporary music during the First Class Concerts (7 to 10 March).
This year, we worked with the Down The Rabbit Hole collective around the difference between living things and inanimate objects. Can we breathe life into simple objects? How do we grow into a superorganism? What does nature teach us about working together?
Using found materials, their own bodies and voices, they transformed the first classes into a resonating ecosystem. The children passed by a musical operating table, brought a Frankenstein monster to life, and became performers in a composition based on… touch. During the closing performance, musicians, children, and teachers came together to form one large breathing organism.
Watch the aftermovie of MusiMatrix 2022 here:
Is sound a sign of life? Down The Rabbit Hole, Collective for new music, Reveals the difference between alive and lifeless. Can we bring inanimate objects to life? How do we grow to become a superorganism? Wat can nature teach us about coöperation? With found materials, our own boddies and voices we become our own …
An interactive experience course that tears down the walls between listening, active experience and performing together. First graders and families with children are exposed to classical or contemporary composed music and its performers. Each time a renowned ensemble is involved. MusiMatrix is for first year children and their teachersOorspoor is for families with children …