• VT022 | Sina Fallahzadeh: impromptus on life and music

    The last Vortex Temporum’s episode of 2023 arrives from France, where Iranian born composer Sina Fallahzadeh (1981) lives and works. Sina shares with us some timeless thoughts on life and music surgically wrapped in delicate sound. sinafallahzadeh.mystrykingly.com credits: sound material from Arche [2020] // Yasnâ [2019], for choir and electronics – commissioned by IRCAM and…

  • VT021 | Luís Antunes Pena: when I failed to do a podcast

    Closing the year 2023, Colone based Portuguese composer Luís Antunes Pena (Lisbon, 1973) reveals that, for himself, composing means to be able to dive into a domain that one does not control totally. Or perhaps this episode is about his addiction to buying books about anything. Anyway, have a listen to his beautiful analog synthesizer…

  • VT020 | Daniel Teruggi: working with Iannis Xenakis

    In the 20th episode of Vortex Temporum, Paris based Argentinian born composer Daniel Teruggi (1952) – who directed GRM Paris from 1997 to 2017 and has composed more than 100 works, mainly acousmatic works for concert, as well as electroacoustic works with instruments – tell us about how he came to work with Iannis Xenakis (1922…

  • VT019 | Amanda Cole: painting sounds, listening to colours

    Strongly inspired by colour and sound, on the 19th episode of Vortex Temporum podcast Australian composer Amanda Cole (1979) tells us how she came to combine both in the production of new microtonal art objects. amandacolemusic.com Credits: Tones and Textures in Wool and Sound [2023] – art gallery installation // Wine glass texture // Colour…

  • VT018 | Clemens Gadenstätter: the politics of perception

    The 18th episode of Vortex Temporum Podcast brings us Austrian composer Clemens Gadenstätter (1966) who shares his thoughts on the intricacies of Perception, towards the art of composing. If we lay our ears in the background music, we can have a taste of his work “Making of – intimacy”. clemensgadenstaetter.eu credits: making of – intimacy…

  • VT017 | Farangis Nurulla-Khoja: unspoken experience

    Punctuated with some excerpts from the work she created in 2022 – inspired by the poem “Absences” by Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (a piece the composer dedicates to the refugees of our time) – Tajik-Canadian composer Farangis Nurulla-Khoja (Dushanbe, 1972) kindly shares some thoughts on nomadism and memory. farangis-nurulla.com credits: excerpts of Daughter of Absence…

  • VT016 | Liza Lim: sentience of nature

    After Summer holidays, Vortex Temporum podcast is back. Current guest is Australian composer Liza Lim (Perth, 1966), who shares some episodes on the making of her most recent work for Lucerne Festival, Multispecies Knots of Ethical Time [2023]. Do have a listen to her reflections on her relation with ‘more than human’ nature! lizalimcomposer.com credits:Extinction…

  • VT015 | Johannes Kreidler: this podcast will be replaced

    German composer Johannes Kreidler (Esslingen, 1980) is a professor of music composition at the Hochschule für Musik Basel (Switzerland). In the 15th episode of Vortex Temporum podcast he reads us in a very personal manner three texts by three distinguished philosophers: Friedrich Nietzsche, Theodor W. Adorno and Gilles Deleuze. Find out what do they have…

  • VT014 | Enno Poppe: vortex of knowledge

    On the 14th episode of Vortex Temporum podcast, German composer Enno Poppe (Hemer/Sauerland, 1969) tells us about what interests him the most. In a conversation occurred at Casa da Música (Porto), the composer reveals how difficult it is for an artist to talk about something that has nothing to do with his own work and…

  • VT013 | Kees Tazelaar: on Jaap Vink

    The 13th episode of Vortex Temporum podcast brings us some thoughts of Dutch composer Kees Tazelaar (1962) on Jaap Vink (1930 – 2023). In this tribute to his first teacher, deceased last January, Tazelaar uses excerpts of two of his own works – Erwachen heiterer Empfindungen bei der Ankunft auf dem Lande [2014] and Wellen…