A press report about the participation of our Labor Beethoven 2020 project at the 73. Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker // BEETHOVEN! // 28. Juli – 05. August
The Laboratory Beethoven 2020 is a project of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, and is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media from the project BTHVN2020. For three years, nine young composers have the freedom to develop and realize their vision of new music. The Summer Music Days are the ideal platform for their first concert project.
In March 2018, the Beethoven laboratory team will meet the freshly awarded winners of the German Music Competition. Out of the spirit of their partnership, they create short works and installations. The opening on July 28 will feature an installation by Eva Gentner and Adrian Nagel from the border area between sound and image. In the following days, premieres of short solo and chamber pieces enrich the festival program.
In cooperation with the Akademie der Künste, Berlin
The three teams:
The Sommerliche Musiktage Hitzacker are Germany’s oldest chamber music festival and at the same time one of the most innovative. They see themselves as a festival of discoveries – from charming concert formats, engaging programs, unusual venues and international artist personalities.
Three mentors and nine young composers from Basel, Tel Aviv, and Thessaloniki. First planning meeting in Akademie der Künste, Berlin for the artistic research project Labor Beethoven 2020.
- Basel School of Music team: Caspar Johannes Walter, Anda Kryeziu, Eleni Ralli, Andrian Nagel.
- Tel Aviv University team: Ruben Seroussi, Guy Rauscher, Ari Rabenu, Akkad Izreel.
- Aristotle University team: Dimitri Papageorgiou, Faidra Hafta-Douka, Manolis Ekmektzoglou, Thanos Sakelaridis.
Photos courtesy of Gerald Zörner.