Esther Flückiger

*6.10.1959, Bern

The composer, pianist and improviser Esther Flückiger often expands her piano works with electronics, preparations or additional instruments, in recent years for example with the Hang, a percussion instrument, which she masters perfectly.

Each composition of Flückiger reveals its own imaginative and energetic cosmos and beauty.

Listen to Esther Flückiger's music, enjoy the PIANOVERSAL listening tips!

 

 

 

 PIANOVERSAL Listening Tips: Esther Flückiger


Cosmo - I quattro elementi nell'universo di Leonardo da Vinci (2015)
youtube_flueckiger_cosmo

Artistic idea, concept, acoustic & electronic music: Esther Flückiger
Improvisations & Comprovisations: Esther Flückiger e Pietro Pirelli
Choice of the original texts by Leonardo: Anna Felder
Live sculpture: Luca Mengoni
vocal performer: Camilla Barbarito
Live elektronics: Massimo Marchi

 

Esther Flückiger: Spazier_klang, Live in Zurich (2010)
youtube_Flueckiger_spazier_klang
a project by Esther Flückiger, in collaboration with AGON Milan, Maura Capuzzo and Massimo Marchi

The whole album "spazier-klang" was published by Altrisuoni:
spotify_album_Flueckiger_spazier_klang


Ligetissimo, Paraphrase on György Ligeti's "Hungarian Rock" by Esther Flückiger (2011)

Version for 2 pianos:
Pianoduo TwinKeys live in Boswil
Esther Flückiger - piano, prepared piano, keyboards
John Wolf Brennan - piano, arcopiano, pizzicatopiano, melodica
youtube_Flueckiger_Ligetissimo_2pianos

Ligetissimo, Paraphrase on György Ligeti's "Hungarian Rock" by Esther Flückiger (2011)
orchestrated version for piano and orchestra (2017):
April 12, 2017 Teatro Menotti
youtube_Flueckiger_ligetissimo_orchestraversion

Milan Artchipel Orchestra; Esther Flückiger, pianist
Ferdinando Faraò, direction; ARTCHIPEL ORCHESTRA
Carlo Nicita, flute; Marco Fior – Marco Mariani, trumpet; Andrea Baronchelli, trombone; Alberto Zappalà, bass clarinet; Felice Clemente, soprano sax; Andrea Ciceri, alto sax; Rosarita Crisafi, tenore sax; Massimo Falascone, baritone sax; Giusy Lupis – Serena Ferrara, voices; Eloisa Manera, violin; Stefano Montaldo, viola; Gianluca Alberti, contrabass; Stefano Lecchi, drums. Video: Leonardo Sammito, Audio mastering: Christian Middendorp, Montage and editing: Esther Flückiger


Spider II (2011)

Pianoduo TwinKeys live in Boswil
Esther Flückiger - piano, prepared piano, keyboards
John Wolf Brennan - piano, arcopiano, pizzicatopiano, melodica
youtube_Flueckiger_spider_II


TARKUS and Other Live Stories (2011)

The whole album Tarkus by TwinKeys is available @Spotify (Label: Leo Records):
spotify_album_Flueckiger_Tarkus

More details & infos about Esther Flückiger (official website): www.estherflueckiger.com

Browse for Flückiger's music in the PIANOVERSALRegister !

Esther Flückiger: composer of the week Nr. 15 / April 2018

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