Bechara El-Khoury: Clair-Obscur
The newest orchestra work called Clair-Obscur by Franco-Lebanese composer Bechara El-Khoury will be premiered by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra on July 31, 2015 in Helipolis (Egypt).
"Clair-Obscur is a very slow and calm sort of adagio from start to finish – it takes a post-romantic, impressionistic approach. Light and dark harmonies intermingle, concordant and dissonant, through a thematic motive which keeps returning and dominates the entirety of the work. It is very meditative music which extends to infinity…”