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Requiem pour L.

Fabrizio Cassol + Alain Platel

In this Mass with 14 musicians and singers, meditation and exaltation join in a divine embrace. Requiem pour L. invites death to a celebration where Africa meets Mozart.

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Fabrizio Cassol (Ghent)

Saxophonist with the group Aka Moon, Cassol communicates with musicians from all over the world, and often inserts oral and written traditions into existing pieces.

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Alain Platel (Ghent) Les ballets C de la B

The Flemish choreographer and director Alain Platel has been pushing against the limits of the performing arts since founding ballets C de la B in 1984.

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“An extraordinary fusion between Mozart’s Requiem and African music. […] Requiem pour L. confronts us with our own mortality in a way that is both sad and joyful, serene and boisterous.”

Culturewhisper.com, 21-03-2018

“A largely extraordinary experience”

The Times, 22-03-2018

“Cassol’s contribution is magisterial”

The Guardian, 25-03-2018