15 APRIL 2024 – SPIEGEL IM SPIEGEL – ANTWERP SPRING FESTIVAL

Not only is Spiegel im Spiegel the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s most played work, it has also spent years at the top of the Klara Top 100. The work takes centre stage at the opening concert of the Antwerp Spring Festival which hopes to provide an answer to our hectic and digital, hyper-fast daily lives.

There are also two soloists, fantastic Japanese pianist Gen Tomuro from Tokyo and violinist Elise Bertrand from the ranks of the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel.

Program:
Erkki-Sven Tüür – Deep Dark Shine (Belgian Premiere)
Johann Sebastian Bach – Sonate for violin solo nr. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Bert Appermont – About Love (World Premiere)
Max Richter – On the Nature of Daylight
Ryuichi Sakamoto– Amore
Ryuichi Sakamoto
 – Silk Endroll
Ryuichi Sakamoto – M.A.Y. In The Backyard
Pietro Locatelli – from Concerto Grosso in F minor, Op. 1 – Grave
John Adams – from Shaker Loops – Shaking and Trembling
Arvo Pärt – Für Alina
Arvo Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel

Cast:
Soloist: Gen Tomuro – piano
Soloist: Elise Bertrand – violin
Orchestra: Casco Phil
Conductor:
Benjamin Haemhouts