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Andre Bregegere

Composer | Educator | Visual Artist

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Mirage Video 3: Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (b. 1947) - Music for Piano (1989/97)

Here is a video excerpt of a recent performance of Franghiz Ali-Zadeh's Music for Piano (1989/97), recorded live on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at the National Opera Center (330 Seventh Avenue, New York City). Mirna Lekić, piano - André Brégégère, live video. See link to the complete performance…

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Mirage Video 2: Igor Shamo (1925-1982) - Prelude in F-sharp Minor (1962)

Here is a video of a recent performance of Igor Shamo's Prelude in F-sharp Minor (1962) recorded live on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at the National Opera Center (330 Seventh Avenue, New York City). Mirna Lekić, piano, André Brégégère, live video. Enjoy!

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Mirage Video 1: Natalie Draper, Fractured Bells (2013)

Here is a video of a recent performance of Natalie Draper's Fractured Bells, recorded live on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at the National Opera Center (330 Seventh Avenue, New York City). Mirna Lekić, piano, André Brégégère, live video. Enjoy!

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230909 JAM || No-input Mixer, Zoia, Faderfox EC4

Another no-input jam, with some visual effects made in Touch Designer. Enjoy!

 

Electronic Jam || No-input mixer + Empress Zoia

A quick jam to break out a new mixer I got for the purpose of no-input play (i.e., using feedback loops within the mixer itself as sole sound sources). I also use the Empress Zoia as my effect chain (low-pass filter, ping-pong delay, plate reverb).

The video includes everything, from the mom…

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NYCEMF 2023 Performance

Proud to announce the performance of my fixed media electronic work, Granular Study (2023), at this year's edition of the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF)! See recording of the concert below (my piece starts around 1:11:20)
 
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Going Modular

Hi there! It has been a while, but here are two recent electronic pieces made with VCV Rack 2 (virtual modular synthesis). Enjoy!

 

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Stargaze - video

My first official foray into the world of multimedia art. Realized using Cecilia5, Ableton Live 10 and VDMX5. Enjoy!

"It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made o…

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Icare (toujours) obstiné - video

With a little delay, Mirna Lekić's sumptuous premiere of my latest composition for piano solo. Enjoy!

 

Icare (toujours) obstiné - premiere at Tenri

My new piece for piano solo, Icare, (toujours) obstiné, was premiered by Mirna Lekić during the 11th annual "Live Music by Living Composers" event from the Leschetizky Association, held at the Tenri Cultural institute in NYC on Saturday, May 4th 2019. Many thanks to the Leschetizky Association, it…

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'Vol de nuit' laureate of the 2018 "New Vision" Composition Competition

My composition for flute, clarinet, violin and cello, Vol de nuit , has been awarded third prize in the 20th International Chopin & Friends Festival "New Vision" Composition Competition. 

My warmest thanks to the jury and organizers of the competition, and congratulations to the internation…

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La vie dans les plis - Karen Rostron, violin; Mirna Lekic, piano

Recorded live on 07/21/2018 at the church of Saint Merri, Paris, France.

"La vie dans les plis (“life in the folds,” a title borrowed from Henri Michaux eponymous collection of poems) was commissioned by violinist Karen Rostron and pianist Mirna Lekić. In this duo, the piano and violin are tr…

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Sept caprices pour flûte seule - Roberta Michel, flute

"I was delighted when Roberta asked me to write this piece for flute solo. I knew that I was dealing with a remarkable performer who could handle pretty much anything with grace, and I was also excited by the availability of piccolo, alto, and bass flute, in addition to the standard instrument. …

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Summer 2018 Concerts

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'Treblinke dort' premiere (4/21/17)

Treblinke dort, for violin, cello, piano, and tape, performed by Ensemble 365 (Karen Rostron, violin; Marta Bedkowska-Reilly, cello; Mirna Lekic, piano). 

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Première of Caractères, performed by Mirna Lekic

Check out the video of the premier performance of my new piano piece, Caractères, performed by Mirna Lekic at the Théâtre de l'Île Saint-Louis (Paris, France), on July 10th, 2015.

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Première of Outtake, performed by Steven Beck

This is the video of the premier performance of my new piece for piano and electronic sounds, Outtake, by Steven Beck at the Willow Place Auditorium (Brooklyn, NY) on May 20th, 2015. This performance was part of the "New Synchronism" project, commissioned by Dr. Faustus.

My apologies for the poo…

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New Synchronisms

I am proud to announce the upcoming premiere of my new piece, Outtake for piano and electronic sounds, on May 20th, at the Willow Place Auditorium in Brooklyn. This performance is part of a concert in which I'm involved both as a composer and as a producer, with my organization, Dr. Faustus.  

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WPRB Broadcast

My Petite suite for solo piano will be broadcasted on WPBR as part of the VIVA 21st Century New Music Marathon, starting at 2pm on Saturday 12/27/15. Tune in between 10 pm and midnight for my piece! WPRB is broadcast from Princeton, NJ, on 103.3 FM, or online at wprb.com.

Fall News

A lot of exciting projects this fall! I have been teaching myself programming, mostly with Python, and made some good progress—although there is still a long way to go! I am also getting more acquainted with the existing computer environments for sound design and composition (Csound, Super Collider,…

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