Claire-Mélanie Sinnhuber Chahut (world premiere, commissioned by Ars Musica)
Anna Thorvaldsdottir Streaming Arhythmia
Morton Feldman Rothko Chapel
(solo: Evi Roelants, soprano - María Gil Muñoz, alto - Mihai Cocea, viola - Anastasia Goldberg, celesta - Tom De Cock, percussion)

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A meditative concert around the perception of time and provoking a sense of temporal disorientation. The concert ends with the unique vision of Morton Feldman, as expressed in one of his most illuminating works, Rothko Chapel.

in collaboration with Ars Musica

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concert livestreamed on November 6, 2020 in Flagey
livestream in collaboration with Evil Penguin TV

with the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter


This edition of Ars Musica opens with a meditative concert around the perception of time. The first piece, Chahut, was commissioned by Ars Musica from Claire-Mélanie Sinnhuber, a Franco-Swiss composer, whose music is characterised by its scaled-down sound, with a predilection for transparent and chiselled textures. The second piece, Sreaming Arhythmia, by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir, goes so far as to provoke in the listener a sense of temporal disorientation.

This opening concert ends with the unique vision of Morton Feldman, as expressed in one of his most illuminating works, Rothko Chapel.

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rothko chapel

Read up on the history of the Rothko Chapel, a landmarkof modern sacred art.

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Two intriguing videos: a short documentary on Mark Rothko in Houston, and an unusual view on life & works of Morton Feldman

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