One of the meanings of the word ‘render’, in the world of construction and architecture, refers to the process of filling the gaps between bricks, stones or tiles with mortar. This is Luciano Berio’s starting point in Rendering: to approach Franz Schubert’s unfinished Tenth Symphony (D 936a) and to literally fill in all the gaps in the original manuscript. Carry on reading
Conceived as a process of creative reconstruction, Rendering is not only the completion of an unfinished work, but offers the possibility of revisiting it and allowing a fruitful dialogue with history.
The two-way journey to existing music is also what Cassandra Miller’s work is about, a guest composer at L’Auditori during the 2020-2021 season. Her production consists of a constant elaboration of found footage of all kinds: fragments of scores, recordings and annotations are manipulated until the original origin is imperceptible. She is one of the most unique voices on the current scene and offers an attentive and transcendent look at the evanescence of today's world.