ticket sales aus LICHT starts 1 September

During the Holland Festival 2019 the world premiere of aus LICHT will take place, a selection of key sections of Karlheinz Stockhausen's LICHT cycle. The production will comprise 15 hours of music performed over three days, capturing the whole tonal universe of the original cycle. Ticket sales for this unique event starts 1 September.

Featuring selected highlights from the seven operas – one for each day of the week – aus LICHT will offer a spectacular overview of Stockhausen's masterpiece. From the whole work's 29 hours of music, the production will comprise 15 hours performed over three days, capturing the whole tonal universe of the original cycle. 

As the first-ever staging of such a large part of the LICHT cycle (over half of the full opera cycle), the unique nature and scale of this project make it a truly world-class operatic and musical theatre production. 

aus LICHT is a joint production of Holland Festival, Dutch National Opera, Royal Conservatoire The Hague and Stockhausen Foundation for Music.