Aus LICHT is a collaborative project of the Dutch National Opera, Holland Festival, Royal Conservatoire The Hague, and Stockhausen Foundation.
As a master's student in the Masterspecialistie aus LICHT, Elisabeth was a performing member of the project aus LICHT. The project brought to life large portions of Karlheinz Stockhausen's opera cycle "LICHT" in a marathon performance for the 2019 Holland Festival. Performances occured June 2019 in the Gashouder, Westerpark, Amsterdam under the direction of Pierre Audi.
From June 24, 2019, until June 23, 2022, a 90 minutes audio compilation of “aus LICHT” will be available on www.idagio.com. You need to subscribe for this classical music platform.
From November 2019 until April 2020 a 90 minutes video compilation of “aus LICHT” can be watched on https://www.arte.tv/en/arte-concert/ (free of charge).
Director Oeke Hoogendijk of the new Rijksmuseum follows the creation of “aus LICHT” in the new documentary “LICHT,” expected in cinemas in 2021.
Please check the aus LICHT website for more information.
Stay tuned for full “aus LICHT” press booklet.
Interview with NYTimes: “‘Licht’ Unleashes a Helicopter String Quartet” by Ben Miller
New Yorker Review: “Karlheinz Stockhausen Composes the Cosmos” by Alex Ross
SRF Review: “Das Opernereignis des Jahres” by Moritz Weber
Deutschlandfunk Kultur Review: “Wirklich ein Erlebnis, ein Ritual” by Jörn Florian
Financial Times Review: “AUS LICHT brings Stockhausen’s wildly ambitious opera to Amsterdam — helicopters and all” by Shirley Apthorp
NYTimes Review: “Three Days, Four Helicopters, One Bone-Shaking Opera Marathon” by Joshua Barone
NYTimes Review: “Instrumental Armies Do Battle at Amsterdam’s Opera” by Seth Colter Walls
Sul Ponticello Nuevos músicos para Stockhausen. El proyecto “Aus LICHT” by Ismael G. Cabral
aus LICHT: "Amateur!" by Renee Jonker
In March 2018, soloists and students of the Royal Conservatoire The Hague performed Stockhausen's INVASION-EXPLOSION from DIENSTAG aus LICHT. This performance was given as part of the 2018 Opera Forward Festival.
At Chosen Vale 2018, Elisabeth performed Stockhausen's TROMPETE from ORCHESTER-FINALISTEN, a scene from MITTWOCH aus LICHT.