Thesis and antithesis

Last summer the Lincoln Center Festival presented two very different productions of Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum (The Order of the Virtues). German-based group Sequentia performed its version in a Gothic-style church, with dramatically simple lighting by Moritz von Rappard (pictured). The Hildegurls, a downtown musical group, combined Hildegard's ethereal harmonies with rock instruments for its Electronic Ordo Virtutum. This high-tech treatment included angular, saturated lighting by

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