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Belgian National Orchestra & Colin Currie

Tan Dun & John Luther Adams

this event is part of

Beat it! 3.0

orchestral
Cancelled
Thu 18 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

British-Belgian crew explore a sea of sound

‘Colin Currie is at the summit of percussion performance today,’ headlined British music magazine Gramophone recently. In Tan Dun's Water Concerto, Currie swaps the drum skins for bowls, basins and bottles of water. All of this dripping, splashing and spattering produces a fabulous sound palette. John Luther Adams' oceanic music is nothing less than intoxicating. For three quarters of an hour he immerses us in a gigantic wave of sound. For musical water lovers!

programme

Michael Daugherty (1954)
Objects from UFO

Tan Dun (1957)
Water Concerto

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

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Michael Daugherty (1954)
Objects from UFO

Tan Dun (1957)
Water Concerto

John Luther Adams (1953)
Become Ocea...

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performers

Belgian National Orchestra: orchestra
Duncan Ward: conductor
Lillevan: visuals
Colin Currie: percussion

Cancelled
Thu 18 Mar 2021
This event is cancelled.

partners

In collaboration with Klarafestival

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