Photo Journal: Shadowtime at Lincoln Center Festival

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Shadowtime, Brian Ferneyhough's "thought opera" about philosopher Walter Benjamin, had its American premiere this past week at the Lincoln Center Festival.

The opera has a libretto by poet Charles Bernstein. Fr_d_ric Fisbach directed; set design was by Emmanuel Clolus.

Performers included the Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam, the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, pianist Nicolas Hodges, and guitarist Mats Scheidegger. Jurjen Hempel conducted.

Photos by Regine Koerner.

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