Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Highlight: Helmut Lachenmann

Where I Have Never Been Before: The Composer Helmut Lachenmann

5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Director: Bettina Ehrhardt. 2006, 87 minutes, in German with English subtitles.
Discover how the German composer creates a music that is beautiful in the most unexpected ways, exploring uncharted sonic territory while engaging the great Western tradition.

Post-screening Q&A with director Bettina Ehrhardt and Helmut Lachenmann.
Live performance of Lachenmann's Dal Niente by Shizuyo Oka, clarinetist of the ensemble recherche.

Tickets available at the door only, at the Goethe-Institut Media Lounge. Price: $5 per person, free for subscribers.

[The Music of Helmut Lachenmann]

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