Brussels Philharmonic | Klarafestival: Last and First Men | 25.03.23…

Last and first men


Last and First Men is Jóhann Jóhannsson’s poetic swansong, based on Olaf Stapledon’s revolutionary science fiction novel. ----- The serene voice of Tilda Swinton fast forwards two billion years in time, when humanity is on the brink of extinction. All that re ...

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€41 > €5

Jóhann Jóhannsson composer and director
Yair Elazar Glotman composer and musical director
Anthony Weeden orchestration and arrangement
Sturla Brandth Grøvlen cinematographer
Rick Vincent Will technical director
Stuart Bailes lighting designer
Peter Albrechtsen sound designer
Tilda Swinton film narration
Theatre of Voices: Else Torp & Kate Macoboy soloists

with the support of Beside Tax Shelter and the Belgian Tax Shelter

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Story written by Jóhann Jóhannsson & José Enrique Macián based on the novel by Olaf Stapledon. Commissioned by Manchester International Festival, the Barbican Centre and Sydney Opera House. Film co-produced by Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk, with the support of GoneWest and the Province of West Flanders.