Karlheinz Stockhausen Karlheinz Stockhausen
Karlheinz Stockhausen gave the Festival d’Automne some of its most memorable moments.
The program here features his seminal electronic work Gesang der Jünglinge (1956), one of the first performances of Glanz, the tenth hour of his “day cycle” Klang, and Orchester-Finalisten from Mittwoch, from his grand “seven day cycle” Licht.
Der Gesang der Jünglinge (The Song of the Youths)
for electronic and concrete sounds
Glanz (Brilliance), tenth hour of the Klang (Sound) cycle for seven musicians
Orchester-Finalisten (scenes from Mittwoch aus Licht / Illuminated Wednesday)
for 13 soloists and electronic sound
Sound Projection, Jan Panis
Co-realized by the Opéra National de Paris and the Festival d'Automne à Paris
With support from the Sacem and the Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent Foundation
Created within the context of the France-Norhein-Westfalen season 2008/2009
With the support of the Rhineland of Northern-Westphalia
A concert presented during the European Cultural Season in France (1st of July- 31st of December)