Unsuk Chin

​South Korean composer Unsuk Chin has been chosen to compose the seventh Roche Commissions work. Her composition for soprano and orchestra will be premiered at the 2014 LUCERNE FESTIVAL in Summer by Barbara Hannigan and the LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY Orchestra, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle:

Symphony Concert 6
Saturday, 23 August 2014 | 6.30 p.m. | Concert Hall
LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY Orchestra | Simon Rattle conductor | Barbara Hannigan soprano

Luciano Berio (1925–2003)
Coro for 40 voices and instruments (1974–76)

Unsuk Chin (*1961)
Le Silence des Sirènes for soprano and orchestra (2013/14)
Roche Commissions world premiere

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