Darkness and Light


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Toshio HOSOKAWA (°1955) Cloudscape (2000)
Bernard FOCCROULLE (°1953) Kolorierte Flöten (2007)
Nicolas De GRIGNY (1672-1703) Récit de tierce en taille
Jehan ALAIN (1911-1940) Première Fantaisie
Dietrich BUXTEHUDE (1637-1707) Durch Adam’s Fall, BuxWV183
In dulci jubilo, BuxWV197
Sofia GUBAIDULINA (°1931) Hell und Dunkel (1976)
Olivier MESSIAEN (1908-1992) Two pieces from «La Messe de La Pentecôte» (1950-51)
-Communion «Les oiseaux et les sources»
-Sortie «Le Vent de l’Esprit»
Johann Sebastian BACH (1685-1750) Erbarm‘ dich mein, o Herre Gott, BWV 721
Dietrich BUXTEHUDE(1637-1707) Passacaglia in d, BuxWV161

Duration: 66'
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Technical Realisation

The set-up depends on the venue properties.
The promoter needs to provide: 2 projectors, 2 screens, 1 video technician.
A video operator will be provided by the producer.

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Time Scope

The premiere took place on 17 March 2014 at the KlaraFestival in Brussels. For further performances, a whole day is needed for technical set-up, and rehearsal on the day of the performance. For performances in a church we would need a technical rehearsal on the day before the performance, after sunset.

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Bernard Foccroulle was born in Liège (Belgium) in 1953. He began his international career as an organist in the mid-70s, playing a wide range of repertoire from Renaissance to Contemporary Music. He has performed several dozen world premieres and at the same time recorded masterworks of the organ repertoire, among them the complete organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach on historic organs. In the 1980s, he was a member of the Ricercar Consort, devoted mainly to German baroque music.

His discography as soloist includes more than forty CDs. Between 1982 and 1997, he recorded the complete organ works by Johann Sebastian Bach for the Ricercar label. For these recordings, he carefully chose the most beautifully preserved historic instruments. Since then he has devoted most of his time as performer to the Northern German School, interpreting works by composers such as Scheidemann, Buxtehude, Tunder, Weckmann, Reincken and Bruhns. In November 2006, his recording of the Dietrich Buxtehude’s complete organ works was released, which won the Diapason d’Or and the Grand Prix de l'Académie Charles Cros among other prizes in 2007.

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Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist whose immersive video installations and film works reflect on the connections between people and the natural world, as well as exploring fragile human states of grace. Her work uses immersive environments, interactive technologies with gestural interfaces and narrative long form film to engage with viewers. Her most recent works include the feature documentary Tender tracing the beginnings of a community-led funeral company, and Coral, an immersive film for full-dome digital planetariums with an augmented reality companion work.

Wallworth’s work has been shown at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the American Museum of Natural History, New York; the Sundance Film Festival; the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne; the Smithsonian, Washington; Royal Observatory Greenwich for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad; Auckland Triennial; Adelaide Biennial; Brighton Festival and the Vienna Festival among many others. Wallworth has been awarded an International Fellowship from Arts Council England, a New Media Arts Fellowship from the Australia Council for the Arts, the inaugural Australian Film, Television and Radio School Creative Fellowship in 2010 and the AIDC David and Joan Williams Documentary Fellowship in 2014.

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