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London Contemporary Orchestra, Hugh Brunt, Aldwych Station

London Contemporary Orchestra, Hugh Brunt, Aldwych Station

mai 28, 2013
National

Immersive music-making goes underground and comes of age with this cleverly programmed evening of new music

"...The night was built around the last work that the ill-fated Canadian composer Claude Vivier wrote, a short and unfinished opera, Glaubst du an die Unsterblichkeit der Seele ("Do You Believe in the Immortality of the Soul?"). Written in the early 1980s, the piece is one of those strange occasions in art where fiction disconcertingly presages fact. While the composer was fantasising about a stranger murdering his protagonist on a subway, the composer himself was stabbed to death by a rent boy at his home..."

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Compositeurs apparentés : Claude Vivier