PENUMBRA for sopran/bariton saxophon, percussions, electric guitar, piano, accordion and double bass

Sebastian Lange – sopran, bariton saxophone
Minhye Ko – percussions
Felix Kroll – accordion
Stefan Degal – electric guitar
Kristian Riisager – piano
Jakub Zon – double bass
David Bui – conductor

Drawing by Nevena Binney
Photo: Sylvia Steinhäuser

Forum Neue Musik
HfM Hanns Eisler
Berlin, Germany

Penumbra was commisioned piece for Ensamble Radar by Festival Klangwerkstatt Neue Musik 2017 in Berlin. Penumbra is a space of partial illumination (as in an eclipse) between the perfect shadow on all sides and the full light. A shaded region surrounding the dark central portion of a sunspot.