Project Description

Media

Prelude and Syrinx at Copenhagen Summer Dance Festival

Johanne Sebastian Bach’s “Prelude,” from the Cello suite nr 1 in G major, BWV 1007, and Claude Debussy’s solo flute pieces “Syrinx.”

Date of (video) creation:
August 6 and 7, 2013

Performance Location:
Police Headquarters’ Yard, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Performance Dates:
August 6 and 7, 2013

Collaborators:
At Copenhagen Summer Dance
Dancers from Danish Dance Theatre,
Choreography by Tim Rushton.

Earlier collaboration with the choreographer Tim Rushton and Danish Dance Theatre in 2003, on music for dance performance

Medium:
YouTube video viewing cue: 00:00min- 07:08min

Duration: 07:08min

“Powerful pulse in the Police Headquarters’ Yard
Danish Dance Theater dancers had never flew threw the air as effortlessly as in this year’s Copenhagen summer Dance between the Pillars.
Copenhagen Summer Dance 2013 offers eight short pieces of choreography and a bold, daring Bach –solo by the flutist Yael Acher, which initiates the spatial body energy in the beautiful pillar-yard, with her crispy tones and her androgynous jacket suit movements…”
Newspaper publication:

INFORMATION, August 8h, 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark
By Anne Middelboe Christensen

www.information.dk/dagensavis

Genre: Classical and Contemporary Electro-acoustic

Artist: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, flute and electronic tracks.

Record label: CENTAUR RECORDS Inc. CRC 3830

Release on: October 2nd, 2020

Album program: J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite no. 1 in G major (tracks # 1-6)
Debussy’s Syrinx for flute (track #10).
Acher-Modiano’s electro-acoustic and acoustic contemporary pieces (tracks # 7-9, 11, 12-18, and #19)

Total Time: 65:56 min

Recorded at: Engholm Church, Allerød, Denmark, September 5th, 2019 -February 5th, 2020.
Sound engineers: mixed and mastered by Michael Norman. Mastering and artistic directions for J.S.Bach by Viggo Mangor.

Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.

Collaborators on CD recording: 

Sound engineer:
Michael Norman
Viggo Mangor

Piazzolla’s Etude w/ Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano @ solo benefit concert for Dominican Women’s Development Center

Tango Etude Nr. 3 for Solo Flute by Astor Piazzolla

Date video Creation: June 4, 2017

Performance Location:
Church of the Intercession, New York City, USA
intercessionnyc

Duration: 03:46min

Acher-Modiano’s solo Flute benefit concert for Dominican Women’s Development Center, in collaboration with Rosita M. Romero, MSW, Executive Director of DWDC

Dominican Women’s Development Center – Empowering All Women and their families today, for a better tomorrow

Genre: Classical and Contemporary Electro-acoustic

Artist: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, flute and electronic tracks.

Record label: CENTAUR RECORDS Inc. CRC 3830

Release on: October 2nd, 2020

Album program: J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite no. 1 in G major (tracks # 1-6)
Debussy’s Syrinx for flute (track #10).
Acher-Modiano’s electro-acoustic and acoustic contemporary pieces (tracks # 7-9, 11, 12-18, and #19)

Total Time: 65:56 min

Recorded at: Engholm Church, Allerød, Denmark, September 5th, 2019 -February 5th, 2020.

Sound engineers: mixed and mastered by Michael Norman.

(99+) Michael Norman Sørensen 

Mastering and artistic directions for J.S.Bach by Viggo Mangor:

Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.

“[B]eautiful sonority and effortless technique.”

Publication: Helsingør Dagblad

Helsingør Dagblad → Seneste nyt | helsingordagblad.dk
Date: September 1, 2005
Article written by Grethe Jørgensen.

Courrant, Sarabande, and Bourreé anglaise from J.S. Bach Flute Partita w/ Yael Acher-Modiano

Music performed:
From J.S. Bach Partita for Solo Flute in A minor, BWV 1013: Courrant, Sarabande, and Bourreé anglaise

Date of video Creation:
June 10th, 2018

Performance Location:
Crypt at Church of the Intercession, New York City, USA

Performance Date: June 10th, 2018

Duration: 10:04min

Church of the Intercession: the late William Randolph Jr. Director of Music and Organist
The Rev. Rhonda Rubinson, Priest in Charge.

Intercessionnyc

Album title: “Humanity is like an ocean”- Flute Soundscapes

Genre: Classical and Contemporary Electro-acoustic

Artist: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, flute and electronic tracks.

Record label: CENTAUR RECORDS Inc. CRC 3830

Release on: October 2nd, 2020

Album program: J.S. Bach’s Cello Suite no. 1 in G major (tracks # 1-6)
Debussy’s Syrinx for flute (track #10).
Acher-Modiano’s electro-acoustic and acoustic contemporary pieces (tracks # 7-9, 11, 12-18, and #19)

Total Time: 65:56 min

Recorded at: Engholm Church, Allerød, Denmark, September 5th, 2019 -February 5th, 2020.

Sound engineers: mixed and mastered by Michael Norman. Mastering and artistic directions for J.S.Bach by Viggo Mangor.

Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.

“Yael Acher a.k.a ’KAT’ Modiano is a unique phenomenon on a number of accounts…realizing [Bach] in terms of what the flute does best…greater flexibility and fluency of Kat’s flute….”
By Phil’s Review p. 7-8
from Atlanta Audio Club, November 2020

For full review: 
www.atlantaaudioclub.org
Click on Classical Reviews, and then scroll down and click on November Classical Reviews.

Hindemith’s Acht Stücke Solo Flute w/ Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano

Genre: Classical and Contemporary Electro-acoustic

Artist: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano: composition, flute and electronic tracks.

Record label: Capstone Records CPS-8768,

Release on: May 2006, in New York City and globally. (CDs and online platforms)

Album Program: Pieces composed by: Paul Hindemith and Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano
P. Hindemith’s Acht Stücke (tracks #9-16), and Acher-Modiano’s electro-acoustic and acoustic contemporary pieces (tracks #1-8 and #17-21)

Total Time: 51:37 min

Recorded at Paroise Catholiqe-Roman de Granges, Valaise, Switzerland, on June 8th, 9th, 2004.

Sound engineering: mix and mastering by George Vassilev.

Production: Yael Acher “KAT” Modiano.

“Temperament and Powerful Energy at Østerlars Church
… The temperament and energy, with perfect technique came forth clearly in Hindemith’s Acht Stuche. It continues in J.S. Bach’s a minor partita. Seldom is a Baroque piece played with such a deep and clear expression. And with a legendary elegance!”

Bornholm Times, a Danish daily newspaper in Bornholm 
Date: August 6, 1997 Article written by: Pol. Nyheder fra Bornholm (tidende.dk)