BENT SØRENSEN | PETER ASMUSSEN Sounds Like You
Bent Sørensen’s work Sounds Like You, with text by playwright Peter Asmussen, is a coupling of music and theatre, of orchestral work and drama, or in the composer’s own words: a theatrical play that has become an orchestral work and vice versa. The piece was commissioned by DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) in collaboration with the Bergen Festival and is here recorded in a live performance by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, two actors and a selection of singers from the Danish National Vocal Ensembleunder Thomas Dausgaard. On the CD, Sounds Like You is combined with Intermezzi, a five-movement suite for two mezzo-sopranos and orchestra, based on Sørensen’s and Asmussen’s opera Under the Sky.
Intermezzi from “Under himlen” (Under the Sky) (2003)
for two mezzo-sopranos and orchestra
Sounds Like You (2007-08)
for two actors, choir and orchestra