Without light, there would be no darkness, without darkness there would be no light. This dualism illustrates the pulse of life itself completely and has inspired a vast number of works throughout cultural history. The organist Bernard Foccroulle, who is also well-known around the world as a composer and director of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, works with artists from a wide range of different fields. Together with the video artist Lynette Wallworth, he captures the roll of light and darkness in music and nature.more
Pulsation of Contrasts
Together with the video artist Lynette Wallworth, organist Bernard Foccroulle takes a glimpse on light and darkness.
The Berliner Philharmonie is dedicating its Biennale to the composer from 9 to 26 February - in addition to major performances (including the rarely performed Requiem conducted by Sir Simon Rattle), Ligeti's life and work will be illuminated in an exhibition and a symposium including top-class master classes.