REMIX

FORUM Merzhausen Dorfstr.1, Merzhausen

Remix culture has become an integral part of the present and also has had a strong influence on the contemporary music scene. Although only recognized as an art form in its own right since the late 1980s, the idea of the remix has been an essential part of European culture for much longer: Renaissance as […]

Spotted:HONGKONG

Ensemblehaus Freiburg Sch├╝tzenallee 72, Freiburg i.Br.

This concert program was curated by the Hong Kong-Chinese composer Charles Kwong. Artistic Manager Clemens K. Thomas spoke with Charles Kwong about Hong Kong, its new music scene and the variety of composers there. ┬á Dear Charles, you were born in Hong Kong in 1985 and grew up there but spent a large part of […]

subtitles

Ensemblehaus Freiburg Sch├╝tzenallee 72, Freiburg i.Br.

Music and language meet in Ricardo Eizirik's new work "subtitles". Fragments of language played as samples and subtitles projected complement and contradict each other, point to each other or to the music. The audience's perception is slowly directed to different aspects of the music making and paradoxes and misunderstandings arise. In his work, the Brazilian-born […]

BLODHOV – The Diary of One Who Disappeared

Theater Freiburg | Kleines Haus Bertoldstr.46, Freiburg i.Br.

Displacement, escape, deportation, deathÔÇöthe inhumane burdens that people far from their homes must fight against, people who have been violently torn from their surroundings. These burdens are immenseÔÇöand timeless. We come across descriptions of them already in mythological prehistoric times. An Icelandic legend tells of the abduction of the giantess Ger├░dur by the god Freyr […]

Oh, I see

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

The Freiburg composer Carola Bauckholt has a pair of eyes projected onto two balloons. Through these external movements we can draw conclusions about internal processes. The sounds of the clarinet, cello and piano complement the eyes so that we can perceive a kind of composite artificial face in this construct of images and sounds. Thus, […]