Poème Symphonique

György Ligeti

Poème symphonique is a composition from 1962 by György Ligeti, written for one hundred metronomes. They are winded to their maximum size and turned on at the same time. All the metronomes tap at a different speed. Do you hear a rhythm ? And which metronome will last the longest?

Additional info

Ligeti wrote this composition as a comment on the contemporary music from that time. During STORMOPKOMST, local volunteers with a heart for music will play the role of performer.

March 1, 2020: C-mine Genk
March 29, 2020: de Warande Turnhout

Beeld © G.T. Lacombe

concept: György Ligeti | conductor: Nona Sadey

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