Kaija Saariaho was a force to be reckoned with in the new classical music world: an innovator in so many ways while maintaining the highest musical integrity.
From her early work at IRCAM to her operas and the many works she wrote for ensembles large and small, Saariaho developed a distinctly individual voice that was instantly recognizable.
We mourn her premature death as it is truly a loss to the musical community. May she rest well now and may we remember her through her art.
Japanese Gardens: No. 1, Tenju-an Garden of Nanzen-ji Temple, No. 2, Many Pleasures (Garden of the Kinkaku-ji), No. 3, Dry Mountain Stream
L’Amour de Loin, Deuxième Acte. Premier Tableau : Clémence., Clémence. Clémence : “”Pèlerin, Dites-moi
Près: III. —
From the Grammar of Dreams I – III
Tag des Jahrs: II. Der Sommer