Baktun Ensemble

Sound creation and experimentation with soundpainting

About the Ensemble

Group of diverse musicians who focus on the practice and experimentation of methods of conducting, sound creation and premiering repertoire. The ensemble is routed in the development and application of creative solutions for musical ensembles and musicians specialized in improvisation.

The ensemble work on the language of Sound painting (at an academic level), composing and improvising without a conductor, premiering repertory live, graphic sheet music, mixed models etc. The group has a breadth of experience in interdisciplinary projects and specialize in the creation of sound materials which allow for dialogue between soloists specialized in improvisation. Another important aspect for the group is their experience, training and participation in educational and social projects.

The Baktun Ensemble has performed in the Centre Cultural Albareda, Mercat de les Flors, Centre Cívic Casa Groga, Iglesia Sant Pau del Camp, La Bàscula, Fuga Bcn and more. The group perform and rehearse together on a weekly basis as well as take part in workshops alongside Walter Thompson.

About the Ensemble

Group of diverse musicians who focus on the practice and experimentation of methods of conducting, sound creation and premiering repertoire. The ensemble is routed in the development and application of creative solutions for musical ensembles and musicians specialized in improvisation.

The ensemble work on the language of Sound painting (at an academic level), composing and improvising without a conductor, premiering repertory live, graphic sheet music, mixed models etc. The group has a breadth of experience in interdisciplinary projects and specialize in the creation of sound materials which allow for dialogue between soloists specialized in improvisation. Another important aspect for the group is their experience, training and participation in educational and social projects.

The Baktun Ensemble has performed in the Centre Cultural Albareda, Mercat de les Flors, Centre Cívic Casa Groga, Iglesia Sant Pau del Camp, La Bàscula, Fuga Bcn and more. The group perform and rehearse together on a weekly basis as well as take part in workshops alongside Walter Thompson.

Upcoming Events

Open Rehearsals

Open rehearsals which often feature invited guest musicians.

Dates: Wednesdays from 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Location: Centre Cultural Albareda (Carrer Albareda, 22 08004)

Concert at Seco Bar

Baktun Ensemble concert at the historic Poble-sec bar.

Saturday, November 30, 2019. Private event.

Concert at Sinestesia Bar

CA concert featuring the Baktun Ensemble as part of the “Girafa Session” cycle at Sinestesia Bar.

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.

Concert at Sant Pau del Camp

Baktun Ensemble concert at Iglesia Sant Pau del Camp in Barcelona (carrer Sant Pau, 101, 08001 Barcelona). The program will feature an invited singer performing vocal repertoire especially prepared for this concert.

Date to be confirmed. Free admission.

Concert at Centre Cultural Albaredaa

Final concert at the Centre cultural Albareda cycle. Centre Cultural Albareda (carrer Albareda, 22, 08004 Barcelona).

July 2020 (date to be confirmed). Free admission.

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