Fotograaf: Jitske Schols
Sun 1 Nov ’20 19:00 uur and 21:00 uur
Allerzielen

Fokke Obbema & Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht

The Meaning of Life

Johannes Leertouwer, conductor 

Fauré - Requiem
Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine
Brahms - Geistliches Lied

Sun 1 Nov ’20
19:00 uur and 21:00 uur

'De zin van het leven' (The Meaning of Life) is a book full of inspiring answers to questions we all ask ourselves from time to time, but usually don’t answer explicitly. In September 2018, Volkskrant journalist and author Fokke Obbema wrote a moving article about the heart attack he had suffered the previous year. 

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The piece resonated deeply with readers and elicited over 1000 responses. For Obbema, the experience raised some major questions about life, resulting in what Matthijs van Nieuwkerk called ‘the best series of interviews of 2018’. Starting in October 2018, Obbema published forty thought-provoking conversations with a highly diverse selection of interlocutors, to whom his first question was always: ‘What is the meaning of our life?’ This book is an anthology of these conversations and the original article that started it all. 

This concert is Dutch spoken!

This concert doesn't have an interval. A drink is included in your ticket. Drinks are available in the lobby before the concert only.

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