State of(f) Emergencies | excerpt

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Composed by
Ângela da Ponte
bass clarinet, bass flute, bassoon, cello, clarinet, contrabass, flute, french horn, oboe, percussion, piano, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin
With electronics
Sound spatialization
Work premiered
September 2019
Venue of the premiere
Casa da Música, Porto (Portugal)
10 minutes

“It [utopia] is on the horizon – said Fernando Birri -. If I walk 2 steps, it walks away 2 steps. 10 steps and the horizon run another 10 steps. For as much as I walk, I will never reach it. What is utopia for? It's for this: to walk.”— Eduardo Galeano, in Las palabras andantes? (1993)