Songs of Experience

Songs of Experience Ensemble Perspectives

Bowie – Caplet – Ohana – Sullivan – Salvador – Brel – Valle…

When human beings are gripped by the experience of love, or joy, or wonder, another dimension of life opens up before them; a feeling of being fulfilled encourages them to express themselves with renewed energy, through poetry, music and song. Being confronted with sadness, death, suffering, and the very depths of existence, unlocks a quite different perception of reality, one that cannot find a response in the spoken word alone. A further source of inspiration, the encounter with the sacred dimension, offers us a glimpse of something totally different, and inspires new lyrical aspirations. The songs that interpret these three great existential experiences can intertwine or confront each other, transcending styles, periods or languages.