“Seeing Sound, Hearing Krug”, held n the depths of a warehouse in Shinagawa, Tokyo, celebrated Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and his partnership with the House of Krug. Photo: The House of Krug
“Seeing Sound, Hearing Krug”, held n the depths of a warehouse in Shinagawa, Tokyo, celebrated Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and his partnership with the House of Krug. Photo: The House of Krug

‘I believe in the sensory power of music’: Ryuichi Sakamoto on translating the essence of Krug champagne into a symphonic score

  • Composer long ago proposed the idea of ‘seeing sound’, an idea realised with beams of artificial sunlight dancing to his music in a darkened Tokyo warehouse
  • His ‘Suite for Krug in 2008’ sets out to capture the flavours and aromas of a notable Krug champagne vintage, and even the muffled silence of its wine cellars

“Seeing Sound, Hearing Krug”, held n the depths of a warehouse in Shinagawa, Tokyo, celebrated Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and his partnership with the House of Krug. Photo: The House of Krug
“Seeing Sound, Hearing Krug”, held n the depths of a warehouse in Shinagawa, Tokyo, celebrated Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and his partnership with the House of Krug. Photo: The House of Krug
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