“Condense moments of focused beauty and quiet conviction from the pandemic distractions of modern life.” —Pitchfork
Victoire was founded by composer/keyboardist Missy Mazzoli and features Olivia De Prato (violin), Eileen Mack (clarinet), Lorna Krier (keyboards), and Eleonore Oppenheim (double bass). Mazzoli, a young composer quickly garnering worldwide attention, pulled together her ensemble of winds, strings, keyboards, and lo-fi electronics to convey her musical vision of dreamy post-rock, quirky minimalism, and rich romanticism. In the crowded field of young upstart ensembles pushing at the boundaries of concert music (including Sō Percussion, Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Signal, and others featured in recent seasons), the group that Time Out New York dubbed “an all-star, all-female quintet” stands apart. For a fresh look at where chamber music is headed early in the 21st century, all eyes—and ears—are on Missy Mazzoli. Cleveland debut.