ABO 4: Creation / Extinction

Konzerthaus Freiburg, Rolf Böhme Saal Konrad-Adenauer-Platz 1, Freiburg im Breisgau

Joseph Haydn‘s Creation is a hymn of praise to the creation of the earth. His oratorio tells the biblical story of Genesis in joyful, jubilant tonal language. 222 years and several summer heat waves later, this music makes one rather contemplative. In a joint concert with the Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Ensemble Recherche places earthly beauty in the […]

ABO 5 : Pierrot Populaire – a moon ride

E-Werk Freiburg Eschholzstr.77, Freiburg i.Br., Deutschland

„The wine that one drinks with eyes / the moon pours down at night in waves.“ The first lines in Arnold Schoenberg‘s Pierrot lunaire lead the way: things go upward to the moon, and inward into the soul brimming with emotion. The poems by Albert Giraud, on which Schoenberg‘s melodrama is based, paint fever- ish […]