• Du Yun
  • Mantichora (2010)

  • Channel Du Yun Publishing (World)

Commissioned by Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

  • str
  • 19 min
    • 12th May 2023, Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, Baltimore , MD, United States of America
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Programme Note

He looks like a part of us and yet he is never one of us.
The Mantichora, the Man-eater, devours his prey whole.
Sounds of besieged, a realm unveils. The edge of the body imperceptibly crosses over into the world of predators. A turf of immanence.

*A Manticore is a gigantic red lion, with human face, and three rows of teeth*

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