Sónar Festival – Sampler Sèries

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June 18th 2017 – L’Auditori Barcelona.

As part of the collaboration between Barcelona’s Auditori and Sónar Festival, stargaze will perform the Spanish premiere of Death Speaks by David Lang and we are very honoured to be joined by Nico Muhly on the piano, part of the original line-up (next to Bryce Dessner, Owen Pallett and Shara Worden). Death Speaks revolves around and lends a voice to death in five long compositions that dilute the boundary between pop and contemporary music and is based on Lieder by Franz Schubert. Lang’s work does not escape the darkness of death, yet somehow manages to endow it with a strange intimacy and extraordinary beauty.

Next to Death Speaks, we will perform a couple of more compositions, so details will follow!

Get more information and your tickets here or here and check out Nora Fischer’s performance of Death Speaks on youtube.