FOLK SONGS

| 20:00 | Concert

FOLK SONGS

World collector on the tramp

Palm Hall New Garden / Address: Im Neuen Garten, 14469 Potsdam

artists

Luciana Mancini, mezzo soprano
ENSEMBLE KAPmodern
Musicians of the Kammerakademie Potsdam & guests

program

Luciano Berio: Folk Songs for mezzo soprano & instruments (1964)
Salvatore Sciarrino: Hermes for flute solo (1984); Fauno che fischia for flute and harp (1980)
Luigi Nono: A Pierre. Dell’azzurro silenzio, inquietum for bass flute, double bass, clarinet & electronics (1985)
Giacinto Scelsi: Mantram. Canto anonimo for double bass solo (1987)

description

Cultural transfer can head in many directions: people go on the tramp and take their ways of expression with them. Or melodies and rhythms are so intoxicating that they even cross borders. This program goes the other way: composers look across borders of nations, styles and eras and find inspiration in folk and art music from other periods and regions. Luciano Berio in his "Folk Songs" fascinatingly brings old folk to mind. Giacinto Scelsi tracks down East Asian Philosophies as they have magically attracted Europe for a long time and Salcatore Sciarrino is even inspired by Hermes, the ancient messenger of the gods. A program from the centre of Europe and from the middle of the 20th century, which travels far in terms of space and time.

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