Tokyo-based French director Julien Lévy created various music videos to accompany the release of Alice Sara Ott’s new album on Deutsche Grammophon, Nightfall.
The full music video of Erik Satie’s Gnossienne No.1 will be exclusively available on Apple Music from August 24 – 27, 2018.
On her new album Nightfall, Alice Sara Ott takes a very personal look at the magical moment in time and space between day and night, light and darkness, basing her explorations on works by Debussy, Satie and Ravel. She decided to mark the dual celebration of her 30th birthday and her 10th anniversary as a Deutsche Grammophon artist by examining her relationship with three French composers who have had a significant influence on her, and whose music made an indelible impression on the Parisian arts scene at the turn of the 20th century. With meticulous attention to detail, she traces the shifting moods in these works, revealing the fascinating interplay of the light and dark tones used by Debussy, Satie and Ravel to create such wide-ranging atmospheres.