Co-Op21 – Music – Benjamin Ellin, Video/Sound – Filip Saffray
Zwingli Church, Biel
World Premiere Performance, supported by:
City of Biel
Canton of Bern
Foundation Swiss Foundation for young professionals with the SON orchestra
VANTAGE – Bass Trombone Sonata commissioned by Christian Jones
Performed by Christian Jones – bass trombone & Arashi Kawamoto – piano
PATIENCE – Music – Benjamin Ellin, Photography – Gérard Uféras, Piano – Olga Jegunova, Video – Fanny Uféras. (2020-2021)
Created during corona crisis in 2020-2021 when the arts world was put on hold and culture became available through the virtual communication. This has inspired the 4 different artists to unite in mutual creative adventure.
“Calefaction” (meaning the act of heating) – A new piece for French Horn Sextet by Benjamin Ellin (September 2020).
Performed by Mark Almond
‘Grigory Tsyganov (viola) & Alexis Roman (flute) perform Ellin’s ‘Baker Reflections’
Ellin’s ‘Ahtsimoishkaan’ for 4 sections of violas featuring viola soloists Rivka Golani, Peter Barsony and Martina Joy Peter. Conducted by Nic Pendlebury in a collaborative concert with students from London’s Trinity College of Music (London), Liszt Academy (Hungary) & the University of Music and Performing Arts (Graz) performing music inspired by and honouring the Blackfoot First Nations people of Canada.
‘The White Crucifixion’ for solo viola & strings performed by Grigory Tsyganov with Ellin conducting in September 2019, Moscow.
Joseph Alessi, Ekaterinburg Philharmonic – Pandora Trombone Concert (1st mvt) by Benjamin Ellin (Ellin conducting):
BBC World News Interview ahead of Ellin’s ‘Miyabi’ Violin Concerto World Premiere with the Philharmonia Orchestra:
Clip of Ellin conducting Orchestre de Montpellier in Pergolesi Stabat Mater:
Clip of Ellin conducting Tafahum (East / West Fusion ensemble) in a performance of ‘Louou’ on YouTube:
Ellin conducts the Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Mahler 2 on YouTube: