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+ ivo van hove / ITA

No book has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life from American author Hanya Yanagihara. Ivo Van Hove made a translation for theatre and created a penetrating performance with music from Eric Sleichim, played by BL!NDMAN [strings]. The string quartet is live on stage and supports the theatrical action with classical string repertoire and Eric Sleichim?s compositions.

+ ivo van hove / ITA

+ ivo van hove + ITA

A production by ITA in co-production with BL!NDMAN, Comédie-Française and Het Amsterdamse Bostheater

In the summer of 2022, the ITA ensemble performed a major production in open air for the first time in its history. At the Amsterdam Bostheater, they performed the Dutch version of Les Damnés, the play directed by Ivo van Hove at the Comédie-Française, France’s most famous company. At Het Bostheater, BL!NDMAN [sax] performed Eric Sleichim’s music live.
From 29 September to 1 October 2023, the play can still be seen at Carré, Amsterdam with the recorded version of the music. On Sunday, October 1, the performance will be streamed live from Carré. The stream has English subtitles. Info and tickets

+ steve dugardin + toneelgroep amsterdam + ivo van hove

+ Nederlands Kamerkoor

+ eric sleichim / hans op de beeck + claron mc fadden + dirk roofthooft

+ toneelgroep amsterdam

Theaterperformance of Ivo van Hove based on Teorema, a film and novel by Pasolini in collaboration with BL!NDMAN [new strings]. With music by Eric Sleichim, Webern and Beethoven.

+ la comédie française + ivo van hove

+ ivo van hove

+ toneelgroep amsterdam + ivo van hove

+ kurt d'haeseleer + cristina zavalloni + muziektheater transparant

music: H.Schütz & E.Sleichim
inspired by Günter Grass, John Gray, Yvonne Vera

+ toneelgroep amsterdam

Marathon-performance directed by Ivo van Hove, with fifteen actors of Toneelgroep Amsterdam & BL!NDMAN [drums].
Music by Eric Sleichim

+ Collegium Vocale Gent + Leo van Doeselaar (Organ)

Reading the Book of Revelation today one cannot fail to be struck by many frightening similarities between the apocalyptic visions which St. John describes, especially with his customary lavish, detailed and extravagant imagery, and the increasing number and frequency of catastrophes, both natural and man-induced, which our world is experiencing today.

+ DECAP-Accordeon

+ behoud de begeerte

+ matt wright + olga mink

This program, conceived by Eric Sleichim & Matt Wright (UK), focuses on the use of turntables. With a video by Olga Mink (NL).

+ marnix de cat

Iconoclasts Eric Sleichim and Marnix De Cat take on works from the Petrus Alamire Complex with the organ, saxophone and live electronics.

+ ben van nespen

Haendel’s most iconic works by organ and saxophone quintet !

+ latvian radio choir

+ Collegium Vocale Gent + james wood

+ matt wright

Eric Sleichim and Matt Wright (UK) – concert for saxophone, turntables and laptop


+ johan simons + NTGent

music theatre based on Don De Lillo’s famous novel

+ La Capilla

+ muziektheater transparant

+ hisk + workspace brussels

+ ivo van hove

Schaubühne Berlin. Text: Christopher Marlowe. Direction: Ivo van Hove. Music: Eric Sleichim

+ ivo van hove

Münchener Kammerspiele. Direction: Ivo van Hove. Music: Eric Sleichim

+ huelgas ensemble

Huelgasensemble en BL!NDMAN [sax] present a program based on improvised counterpoint.

+ behoud de begeerte

Helse tijden is a new series of programs by Behoud de Begeerte.
Eric Sleichim & BL!NDMAN provide musical comment.

+ [sic] ... formerly known as BL!NDMAN [4x4] sax

+ champ d'action

Tenney’s work, spectral even before the notion had gained general acceptance, is featured in this programme together with compositions by 2 European spectralists par excellence: Gérard Grisey and Giacinto Scelsi.

+ muziektheater transparant

This music-theatre is based on a fascination for Pier Paolo Pasolini’s last film, the violent Salò, o le 120 giornate di Sodoma.

+ quatuor danel

portret of Helmut Oehring by a united string quartet and saxophone quartet

+ Collegium Vocale Gent

16 voices and 4 saxophones are united in one spiritual programme in which old and new compositions come together. The amplification and positioning of choir and instruments enhances the audience’s feeling of being amidst the sounds. Isotropes is a unique experience that adds a rich intensity to these musing pieces.

+ ensemble musiques nouvelles

+ [sic] ... formerly known as BL!NDMAN [4x4] sax

+ mondriaan kwartet

+ duo XXI

+ huelgas ensemble

Eight singers of the Huelgas Ensemble perform together with the 4 saxophonists of BL!NDMAN polyphonic compositions from the 16th century

+ troubleyn / jan fabre

+ orchestre national de Lille

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BL!NDMAN       contact info

Gallaitstraat 76-78
1030 Schaarbeek, Belgium

general and artistic direction:
management:   M +32 473 29 98 91
production and communication:   M +32 473 71 50 70
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BL!NDMAN is supported by the Arts Administration of the Ministry of the Flemish Community and the Flemish Community Commission of the Brussels-Capital Region. BL!NDMAN [sax] play Selmer Paris Saxophones.