Sonntag aus Licht, Staatenhaus, Cologne

By Shirley Apthorp [Financial Times, 13 April 2011]
Imagine being there for the world premiere of Gˆtterd‰mmerung. Stockhausen’s Licht cycle is arguably the Ring of our time, and the world premiere of its seventh and final part last weekend in Cologne felt like something so monumentally ambitious that the comparison could hold.