Birmingham Opera Company’s world premiere of Mittwoch aus LICHT, the till-now only unstaged part of Stockhausen’s operatic heptalogy sold out long ago. But those without tickets need not despair. The whole of Thursday’s six-hour performance will be streamed live from 4pm on the BOC website. (The first performance is tomorrow night, Wednesday, naturally, and the composer’s birthday.)
Importantly, you need to register your name and email to get access to the link.
Thanks to Intermezzo for the notice.
The Elysian Quartet (long-time Rambler favourites, and first reviewed here eight and a half years ago) are one of the big press attractions of Mittwoch, as performers of the notorious Helikopter-Streichquartett. Here’s a little clip of them whizzing about in rehearsal: