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Belgian National Orchestra

Defoort, Beethoven & Luther Adams

Wereldpremière
music
monumental
Fri 17 Mar 2023 -20.00
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Concertzaal
introduction by Maarten Beirens 19.15
start 20.00

Standard €25.00 - €44.00

Reduction -26 €13.00 - €22.50

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Award-winning climate statement with new visuals

Emotion and silence meet in Kris Defoort’s first symphony Human Voices Only. He drew his inspiration for it from the immeasurable variations of the chants he heard during Ramadan in Morocco: voices that never stop, loudness and intimacy, the rebellion of the human voice. Equally stunning is the oceanic music of John Luther Adams. For 45 minutes his Become Ocean immerses us in a gigantic wave of sound. Less turbulent is Beethoven’s wonderful Violin Concerto. With Josef Špaček, the grandness and breadth of the score is in the very best hands.

programme

Kris Defoort (1959)
Human Voices Only

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Concerto in D major, opus 61

John Luther Adams (1953)
Become Ocean (with a new visual creation by Lillevan commissioned by Concertgebouw Brugge & Klarafestival)

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Kris Defoort (1959)
Human Voices Only

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Violin Concerto in D major, opus 61

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performers

Belgian National Orchestra: orchestra
Joshua Weilerstein: conductor
Josef Špaček: violin
Lillevan: visuals

Fri 17 Mar 2023 -20.00
Take a choice subscription and receive up to -50% discount
Concertzaal
introduction by Maarten Beirens 19.15
start 20.00

Standard €25.00 - €44.00

Reduction -26 €13.00 - €22.50

All prices include booking fees.