The music of Gia Kancheli, the late well-known Georgian composer was played today at the bell tower of St. Jacob Church in Hague.
According to the Georgian Embassy in the Kingdom of Netherlands Embassy of Georgia, eternal tunes “Yellow Leaves” and the melody from the film “Sherekilebi” (The Eccentrics) were heard from the bell tower.
The idea belongs to Georgia’s Ambassador in the Kingdom of Netherlands Erekle Koplatadze.
Gia Kancheli, the well-known Georgian composer died at the age of 84 on October 2. Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Kancheli has lived in Western Europe: first in Berlin, and since 1995 in Antwerp, where he became composer-in-residence for the Royal Flemish Philharmonic.