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London Sinfonietta - Stockhausen: Trans

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Trans came to Stockhausen in a dream, and this extraordinary orchestral masterpiece is every bit as dream-like in performance. The conductor is invisible, half the orchestra is hidden behind a vividly lit gauze, and those left in view are instructed to move like puppets. As listeners we are held in a trance, caught somewhere between the real and the imaginary, the present and the future.

Performers

London Sinfonietta
Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Pascal Rophé conductor

Repertoire

Stockhausen: Tierkreis (Zodiac) - 12 Melodies of the star signs
Interval
Stockhausen: Trans for orchestra & tape

Dates & times

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where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£15 - £25
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)
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need to know

It is with great regret that, owing to compositional commitments, Oliver Knussen feels he must withdraw from the Stockhausen concert on Wednesday 6 December 2017. We are pleased to announce that Pascal Rophé is joining the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble to conduct the project.