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Ensemble Proton Bern

  • flute Bettina Berger
  • oboe Martin Bliggenstorfer
  • clarinet Richard Haynes
  • bassoon Elise Jacoberger
  • harp Vera Schnider
  • piano Coco Samuel Fried
  • violin Maximilian Haft
  • violoncello Jan-Filip Ťupa
  • conductor Alexander Sinan Binder

  • Soprano Dragana Tomić
  • Soprano Milena Ognjanović
  • Calcant Joëlle Salomé Götz
  • Operation self-player arciorgano Isaac Blumfield

Winter Music. Wankendes Weltbild: The thread is torn

Works of Rolf Riehm, Adriana Hölszky, Annette Schmucki, Sidney Corbett and Thomas Kessler

Sunday 11. December 2022, 7.30 pm


Riehm, Rolf (*1937)

Der Faden ist gerissen (2005)

Hölszky, Adriana (*1953)

Snowbirds (Like a bird II) (2006)

Hommage an G. Kurtag

Schmucki, Annette (*1968)

brotkunst / 54 stück / farbstifte papier tabak

für Ensemble

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Hölszky, Adriana (*1953)

Klangwaben (1993)

für Violine

Corbett, Sidney (*1960)

Im Angesicht des Zweiflers (2006)

Kessler, Thomas (*1937)

My lady soul (2019) com

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Ensemble Proton Bern will perform two concerts at the 3rd edition of the "Winter Music" festival at the Akademie der Künste Berlin.

On the concert evening "The thread is torn", the ensemble performs works by Rolf Riehm, Adriana Hölszky, Annette Schmucki, Sidney Corbett and Thomas Kessler. Schmucki's "brotkunst / 54 stück / farbstifte papier tabak" and Kessler's "My lady soul" will be conducted by Alexander Sinan Binder.

The festival theme "Wankendes Weltbild" (Wavering World View) refers to sensations triggered by a crisis-ridden, rapidly changing present. Today‘s upheaval resembles the world as Nicola Vicentino perceived it in the 16th century, the time of the Copernican Turn. His unusual instrument, the Arciorgano - replicated by Studio 31 in Basel - is at the centre of the Saturday evening. The works, which express "wavering" in music, address microtonality, moods with transcultural and historical references, and the sensation of doubt, pain and disorientation in the face of change.

The concerts are spatially staged in the large exhibition hall, with the audience chaniging position during the concerts and experiencing changing listening qualities.

17.30 h
Presentation and discussion
In German and English

Dragana Tomić, Milena Ognjanović: A Treasury of Serbian Singing
Presentation Arciorgano by Johannes Keller
Talk with Dragana Tomic, Johannes Keller, Casper Johannes Walter, Arnold Dreyblatt and Peter Michael Hamel
Moderation: Carola Bauckholt and Iris ter Schiphorst

Concert one: Intonation (10.12.2022)