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Athanor score is published

Athanor (2019) is my late work for orchestra.

Athanor is very representative of my orchestral style, with a particular attention to the timbral colours.
World premiere in Paris (Institut du monde arabe, 17th july 2019) by AYPO conducted by Mathieu Braud.

Athanor belongs to the New Consonant Music label of my publisher.

« The Old Masters of Speyside » at the Festival d’Aulne

18:45 – 19:15 – Réfectoire du Maigre

Pre-concert lecture by Olga Novak, music historian, who will reveal all the secrets, anecdotes, and a musical analysis of the works.

20 h – Cour d’Honneur

Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie and Sylvia Huang, laureate of the Queen Elisabeth Competition 2019 – violin session, Price Musiq3 of the audience public, and Canvas-Klara Price.

Works by Michel Lysight (The Old Masters of Speyside), Eugène Ysaÿe, Joseph Haydn, Carl Nielsen.

Friday 5 July 2019 at 18:45

Abbaye d’Aulne
Thuin (Belgium)

Adults : 22 €
from 12 to 26 years old : 14 €
children : free

Prélude et Toccata is published

Prelude and Toccata (1982) can be considered as my Opus 1.

These two very short pieces for piano are the only ones in his catalog to appeal to the twelve-tone serial technique, although in a very weak manner, other influences being quite perceptible in the Toccata. My language having changed dramatically in another direction from the following works, it could have rejected this work of youth made in composition class at the conservatory. I nevertheless wanted it to be published, considering that it represents a stage in my research for a personal style.

Prelude and Toccata belongs to the New Consonant Music label of my publisher.

Festival Sphèramusic : Evening Michel Lysight

Yuhmi Suke Iwamoto (soprano), Jean-Marc Fessard (clarinet), Johan Schmidt (piano), Lionel Bams (piano) and Charles Slingeneyer (piano) perform my following works :

Trois Croquis for clarinet and et piano, Thrène for voice and piano, Trois Images de Magali for voice and piano (poem by Alain Van Kerckhoven, world creation), La Fille du Roi d’Écosse for voice, clarinet and piano (poem by Alain Van Kerckhoven, world creation), Sonata for clarinet and piano, Deux Esquisses for piano, Nocturnes for piano (world creation)

14 June 2019 at 20:00

Espace Delvaux
3, Rue Gratès
1170 Watermael – Boitsfort (Brussels)

Meditation on a new CD by Edenwood Duo!

A new CD has just been released : « ANOTHER PLACE », with my work Meditation.

At a time when national identity is often swallowed up in an increasingly globalised world, some composers use art to keep their heritage alive, while others heed the sirens’ calls and drift to distant and exotic worlds. The Edenwood Duo’s selection for their new album reflects this ambivalence through pieces that blend composers’ roots with rhythms and melodies from elsewhere. Since music has the incredible power to transport the listener to a different space, Another Place will sometimes be just that – another place, sometimes another culture, another time or spiritual experience. A selection of works written originally for the unusual duo of classical guitar and cello over the past 30 years: music by Ester Magi, Mathias Duplessy, Armand Coeck, Nathan Kolosko, Michel Lysight & Raffaele Bellafronte.

New CD : « Alchemy » by Quatuor Clarias

A new CD has just been released : « ALCHEMY »

The Quatuor Clarias, Simon Drachman (tankdrum) and Michel Lambert (accordion) perform works by Michel Lysight (« Alchemy » for clarinet quartet), Frédéric Devreese, Gwenaël Grisi, Patrick Leterme and Willy Mortier.

Label Quartziade (QTZ-019)
Contact : Mathieu Roskam [email]


Piano Concerto and Violin Concerto World Premieres, Clarinet Concerto (Ars Musica 2018)

Ars Musica 2018
Concert 60 + 60 + 60
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie
Frank Braley (direction, piano)
Jean-Frédéric Molard (violin)
Ronald Van Spaendonck (clarinet)
Michel Lysight (direction)
infos : http://www.arsmusica.be/fr/events/60-60-60/

15 / 12 / 10 / 7 €

Michel Lysight
Concerto for piano and orchestra – World Premiere
Concerto for violon and string orchestra -World Premiere
Concerto for clarinet and orchestra
(+ Works by Mozart, Martinu and Strazimiri)

First concert
30th november 2018 / 8:30 pm
Théâtre de la Balsamine
Reservations: 02 735 64 68
Second concert
1st december 2018 / 8:00 pm
138 Rue de Nimy à 7000 Mons