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Vexations by Erik Satie
In 2016, with the support of Antena 2, Joana Gama dedicated herself to SATIE.150 – A celebration in the shape of an umbrella, which marked in Portugal the 150th anniversary of the birth of the French composer Erik Satie (1866-1925). In 2018, as part of the Pianissimo Festival, the pianist will perform Vexations, an enigmatic work by Erik Satie. Discovered posthumously, this creation consists of a score of a page with the indication Très Lent and with the following note from the author: “Pour se jouer 840 fois de suite ce motif, il sera bon de se préparer au préalable, et dans le plus grand silence, par des immobilités sérieuses “.
Joana Gama Piano
In the link below, you can follow the broadcast of Joana Gama’s performance (live video streaming), continuously from 10:00 to 24:00.