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2018/09/03

Work of the Week – Richard Ayres: No. 50 (The Garden)

On 5 September, Richard Ayres’ new work No. 50 (The Garden) for bass voice and ensemble will receive its world premiere at the opening concert of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek in Utrecht.  Performed by Asko|Schönberg Ensemble, bass Joshua Bloom and conductor Bass Wiegers, the work will be presented with newly commissioned animations by video artist Martha Colburn. Continue reading “Work of the Week – Richard Ayres: No. 50 (The Garden)”

2017/08/14

Work of the Week – Aribert Reimann: Lear

Aribert Reimann’s opera Lear, which is enjoying being our fifth new production in 2017, is about the corruptive force of power, about loneliness, about losing human connections – even to one’s own children”, theatre manager Markus Hinterhäuser remarks.

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