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“Music for Thought”Series

December 3

This series consists of four virtual concerts including interviews with artists. Each episode creates a platform to explore matters of great currency in our contemporary society that are reflected in the Music.

The “Music for Thought”-Series consists of four virtual concerts produced in New York and includes interviews with the artists. Each concert explores matters of great currency in our contemporary society that are reflected in the music.

Curated by Hannah Harnest
Artists: Julian Schwarz, Abi Kralik, Sophie Delphis, Jamie Danner, Markus Kaitila, New Chamber Ballet, and choregrapher Miro Magloire

All episodes poignantly reflect milestones in artistic innovation and emphasize the long-standing growth of the cultural relationship and exchange between Germany and the US. This series also demonstrates the German Consulate General New York’s efforts to celebrate European pluralism, as Germany is presiding over the Council of Europe this year.

(1) CABARET
Classical Cabaret Show. Filmed at Amanda + James, and streamed by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York

Reacting to the climate of a highly polarized US Presidential Election, we are presenting a show that features biting and timeless political and social satire. The program here presents a selection of Pulizter-Prize-winning composer William Bolcom’s famous set of Cabaret Songs, as well as works by European composers who have made a big impact on American life.

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(2) RITUAL IN MUSIC AND IN 2020
Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring (four-hand piano version). Filmed in the historic landmark St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, and streamed by the Nicholas Roerich Museum

Premiere: December 3, 2020; 7.30pm EST

(3) MUSIC AS INTELLECTUAL RESISTANCE
Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Piano Trio op. 24. Filmed at Tenri Cultural Institute, and streamed by the Leo Baeck Institute – New York

Premiere: December 10, 2020. 7.30pm EST

(4) BEETHOVEN THE CONTEMPORARY
Beethoven’s complete works for four-hands piano. Filmed at New York University, and streamed by NYU Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions as part of their Beethoven Festival

Premiere: December 18, 2020. 8pm EST

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December 3
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