The fairy-tale illuminated Park will form the backdrop to a fantastic night-time programme. Step into a fairyland where light is shut out by darkness, where dreams and reality intermingle and the silence now and then gives way to wonderful sounds.
Part 1: Sheherazade's Dream (22.30 through 23.50 h)
Spread throughout the Park, all manner of short concerts will follow on from each other, including an augmented concert by violinist Yannick Hiwat or a Requiem for Eurydice by the Belgian harpist Anouk Sturtewagen. Listen in the encompassing darkness … (sorry, secret!) and then stroll along to a performance by soprano Nora Fischer and guitarist Aart Strootman about Dante's descent into Hell.
Part 2: Midnight Concert (0.00 through approximately 1.00 h)
Nearing midnight, everyone will gather in the Rabobank Pavilion, wrapped up in warm clothes, to listen to a Midnight Concert given by the multi-talented soprano Nora Fischer, with the Doelen Ensemble and Aart Strootman. Death lies at the heart of the programme.