• James Dillon
  • Polyptych: Mnemosyne... (2022)
    (Acts of Memory and Mourning)

  • Peters Edition Limited (World)
  • 2(II:pic).2.0+2bb-cl+bcl.2(II:cbn)/0+2f-hn.0+2bb-tpt.2.1/3perc/2pf(2kbd)/str
  • 1 hr 15 min

Programme Note

Inspired by the Greek goddess of memory, words and language, Mnemosyne. James Dillon's creation, for whom "every musical work contains a ritual impulse", is enhanced by lighting and an original scenography in which the musicians play on a turntable placed in the centre of the auditorium. Like a metaphor for the great wheel of life...


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