Ligeti

Ensemble Solo: Clocks and Clouds

Ms. Montalbano will be one of 12 women singing with the New York Philharmonic, performing Ligeti’s Clocks and Clouds (1973), under the direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen. The title of Ligeti’s Clocks and Clouds refers to an essay by the Anglo-Austrian philosopher Karl Raimund Popper, “On Clocks and Clouds.” Popper’s essay describes two different kinds of…