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Kate Moore: Sacred Environment


Kate Moore: Sacred Environment

  • Date: Saturday, 24 June 2017 to Sunday, 25 June 2017
  • Venue: Het Concertgebouw — kleine zaal, Concertgebouwplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Event Details

Sacred Environment is a ground-breaking new work by the Dutch-Australian composer Kate Moore and visual artist Ruben van Leer, commissioned by the Holland Festival and NTR Radio. The oratorio is being performed and sung by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Netherlands Radio Choir. The Australian singer Alex Oomens goes on a virtual reality dream-track towards the Hunter Valley in Australia, originally the territory of the Dharug, Darkinjung and Wonnarua people. The audience will follow her on a big screen in search of the stoneless temple. In this piece, the changing meaning of sacred ground in our demythologised society is being explored.

A similar issue is touched upon in Haunted Landscape by George Crumb, the festival’s composer in focus this year. The concert opens with Steven Mackey’s energetic piece Lost and Found. Expect multi-layered soundscapes.

Featured non-Australian music: Crumb, Mackey

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