Max Richter: INFRA
Concert

Max Richter: INFRA

Reflektor Elbphilharmonie

Performance date: 09/10/2021
35 Min
Available in Dolby Atmos

The concept for Max Richter's 2008 album Infra (Latin for ‘below’) is a comment on contemporary political issues with roots in the literary canon. Infra was written as a reaction to the 2005 '7/7' subway bombings in London and was inspired by T.S. Eliot's modernist poem The Waste Land. It was originally composed for the highly acclaimed eponymous Royal Opera House ballet production, choreographed by Wayne McGregor and premiering in 2008. The piece, performed here live in a 2021 concert from Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie, reveals an emotive journey across oscillating individual and societal landscapes.

Soloist
Max Richter (Piano)
Ensemble
American Contemporary Music Ensemble