We Spoke: themed, percussion-based productions
We Spoke: creative and original collaborations
We Spoke: new perspectives on interpretation and live performance
We Spoke: flexible staging designed for touring
We Spoke: fully integrated creative workshops for children and students
We Spoke: is a contemporary music company based in Switzerland and London and directed by percussionist Serge Vuille. We Spoke: merges ‘we speak' with ‘bespoke' and explores the huge stylistic range of contemporary art music. Each production features a major artistic collaboration - with a composer, dancer, visual artist, choreographer, or other creative practictioner - and focuses on one theme , coupling original musical interpretation with virtuosic live performance. Theatrical and visual elements are fully integrated into each production with sets, lighting, costumes and choreography - all designed for practical touring.
We Spoke: has performed extensively in Switzerland, the UK and South America in cities including Geneva, Lausanne, Basel, Zurich, London, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Lima. Following over twenty performances in 2011, 2012 concerts include Kings Place in London, Festival de la Cité in Lausanne, Le Corbusier's ‘Maison Blanche' in La Chaux-de-Fonds and the International Contemporary Music Festival in Lima.
We Spoke: New Music is a contemporary music collective based between Switzerland and London and directed by percussionist Serge Vuille.
We Spoke: merges ‘we speak' with ‘bespoke' and explores the different languages of contemporary art music. Each production of the group focuses on one particular theme and approaches it both in terms of musical interpretation and live performance.
We Spoke: collaborates with Composers, Artists, Stage Directors, Actors and Dancers to bring a virtuosic and original view on contemporary music.
Productions available for 2013 / 14 touring are
• Log in B - Moondog, Curtat Tunnel, the Penguin Café Orchestra
• Songbook - with soprano Juliet Fraser. Includes Bernhard Lang's DW/16
• Le Corbusier - Xenakis, Varèse, Johnson, Cage, Lucier. UK premiere available
• Table - exploring connections: sound, movement and silence, fully staged
For further information, including trailers, please visit We Spoke: website here.