At the occasion of the centenary of the end of the Great War, cellist Olsi LEKA teams up with pianist Peter CAELEN and photographer Frédéric PAUWELS to create a unique CD combining classical music, contemporary photography and writings of soldiers and their loved ones during the war.[…]
[…]The musical selection symbolises the feelings, thoughts and dreams of love that this generation carried with it. Selected from the rich repertory for cello and piano, it evokes the universality of these feelings, making the link between all human beings above ideological or patriotic allegiances.
The images illustrating the CD are made by Frédéric PAUWELS who travelled along the 700 kilometers long Western front line, starting in Nieuwpoort, Belgium and ending in the French Vosges. He photographed the scars that the war left in the surrounding landscapes and revisited the trenches, numerous monuments and the so called “Villages dead for France”, polluted ghost towns where no one could ever live after the war.
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