2016-03-16 featured press

Bachtrack – Saariaho’s fascinating phantasmagoria: Only the Sound Remains in Amsterdam

2016-03-16, Bachtrack, by  David Pinedo

Jaroussky and Davone Tines, whose earthly, deep voice exquisitely contrasted the countertenor’s rarified voice, generated a sensuality that Sellars suspensefully guided through Saariaho’s slow-burning musical tension, resulting in several highly charged moments on stage. […]

With Only The Sound Remains, Pierre Audi has succeeded at programming something spectacularly different to attract a new audience. This introspective music theatre, this future of opera, overwhelms with beauty, stimulates the imagination, and entrances the mind. Don’t miss it.

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