Monday, November 01, 2010

White Light Festival at Lincoln Center

The White Light Festival at Lincoln Center is well underway. Tickets are still available for tomorrow night's Collegium Vocale Ghent concert of:
BRAHMS: Warum ist das Licht gegeben; Begräbnisgesang; SCHUBERT (arr. Verhaert): Andante, from String Quartet in D minor (“Death and the Maiden”); CORNELIUS: Requiem “Seele, vergiß sie nicht”; BRUCKNER: Mass in E minor

Amongst the free events are:
October 28-November 13: Canadian visual artist Janet Cardiff's The Forty-Part Motet, a re-working of 16th century British composer Thomas Tallis' Spem in alium nuquam habui, comprises 40 separately recorded voices (the Salisbury Cathedral Choir) played back through 40 speakers that are strategically placed throughout the space. Depending on where visitors stand in the installation, they might hear one single voice, several in harmony, all 40, or nothing at all. The Forty-Part Motet will be installed in the Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Rehearsal and Recording Studio, Frederick P. Rose Hall (Jazz at Lincoln Center), 60th Street and Broadway. FREE. Opening reception October 28, 6:30 - 8 PM; open October 29 through November 13, noon until 8 PM and until the end of the performances in the Rose Theater on November 2, 3 and 4.


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