LinkedIn Twitter YouTube Facebook Search

Various Stages Festival 2020: Rumi Passion 

Inspired by the sound world of Rumi Passion we asked composer Rolf Hind to compile a list of essential lockdown listening...

A Far Cry Performs Claude Vivier's - Zipangu
Amazing performance of this fiercely imagined other world.Karol Szymanowski - Krol Roger 
Sexy, bizarre, intoxicating - the lure of "the East." Szymanowski's wonderful opera. Check out the 3rd Symphony for a wonderful setting of Rumi's poetry. Frank Martin - Petite symphonie concertante
Wonderful sonorities, and notes. Jonathan Harvey - Body Mandala 
the late, much-lamented Jonathan Harvey drawing on the chaos and rapture of Tibetan sounds.Béla Bartók - Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
probably the piece I've listened to most in my life. 9' 40'' onwards still makes me shiver with awe. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan - Mustt Mustt (Live at WOMAD Yokohama 1992)
here's some qawwali, with the legendary Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Taraf De Haidouks - Turceasca
and here's some more utter joy, expressed with such lightness. What a band.  Per Nørgård - Voyage into the Golden Screen: 2nd movement
this has always blown my mind, and I revere him as one of the true living greats. The world in a grain of sand. Tibetan Buddhist Rites From The Monasteries Of Bhutan
I have been lucky enough to sit in Bhutanese temples, and listen to these sounds. An electrifying wake-up call. Ram Narayan - Raga Darbar
I love the cello, and have written a lot for it. I plan to have a choir of six in the Rumi opera. But I love this instrument just as much, and this man is the god. https://www.mahoganyopera.co.uk/various-stages/various-stages-festival-2020/rumi-passion/

 

Related Content

Various Stages 2020: Rumi Passion

Freddie and Rolf talk about Rumi Passion and the Various Stages workshops over a video call...

Read more
Rumi Passion inspired lockdown listening from composer Rolf Hind...
Back to News & Blog

Contact

Join us

    You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at enquiries@mahoganyopera.co.uk. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.