• Edgard Varèse, Day one: Symposium.

    14 jun 2009, 21:57 av Bertels

    Five years ago Coach Bertels went to an event around Claude Vivier at the Westergasfabriek during the famous Holland Festival. It was a huge success and Bertels really liked it, modern opera and a great visual spectacle. Last year Coach went to see the Karlheinz Stockhausen tribute during the festival with Midair Condo and Matmos, that was also great. This year the Holland Festival has an event that interested Bertels immediately: Three nights dedicated to the live and work of Edgard Varèse. First a symposium about the man and his most famous work (From a Dutch point of view); the Poem Electronique live at the Phillips Pavilion at the World Expo in Brussels 1958, the architecture of Le Corbusier, the technique of Phillips and the music of Edgard Varèse was a real blast in a whole lot of ways.

    Day one: The Symposium:
    After the Scanner gig in The Hague, Coach Bertels came home around one o clock in the morning and quickly jumped into his nest…