Klassik begibt sich auf eigene neue Wege – Classical:NEXT – und verschafft sich vielstimmigen Ausdruck

Jennifer Dautermann, Mitarbeiterin bei WOMEX (der ‘World Music Expo’) und Projektmanagerin von Classical:NEXT war beim Aufbau der neuen Plattform für Fachleute klassischer Musik am gut ausgestatteten und leicht überschaubaren Münchener Kulturzentrum Gasteig, sehr erfolgreich. Der lang überfällige Auftaktdes ersten Forums der klassischen Musik gewidmet , fand vom 30. Mai bis zum 2. Juni statt und war Veranstaltungsort für Live- und Video-Vorzeigeprojekte, Konferenz-Sessions und Präsentationen von führenden Fachleuten aus der Presse und den Musikinstitutionen, wie...
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Classical got its own way – Classical:NEXT… and many voices.

Jennifer Dautermann of WOMEX (the World Music Expo) and project manager of Classical:NEXT, has succeeded in building a new platform for classical music professionals at Munich’s well equipped, easy to maneuver, cultural center Gasteig. The long overdue launch of classical music’s first dedicated forum took place over May 30 to June 2, hosting live and video showcases, conference sessions and presentations by leading professionals of the press as well as music institutions, the likes...
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Comics Igudesman & Joo Explain Their Take On Classical Music

A Little Nightmare Music has garnered 15 million hits on YouTube: So when is this hilarious and clever classical culture show finally hitting American concert halls? A vacuum cleaner sucking up a violin bow meets a grand piano, which only answers to credit card payments. A cell phone’s ringtones compete with classical violin repertoire; a musician performs a river dance in underwear; piano keys are chopped at, karate-style … but no matter how unhinged...
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The Artist As Citizen: Pianist Evgeny Kissin Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism

“I just felt that it was no longer possible to remain silent and not protest,” world-renowned pianist Evgeny Kissin said about his open letter to BBC Director General Mark Thompson, criticizing the media giant’s alleged habit of on-air favoritism. “I don’t know what my letter has accomplished, if anything, but my motivation to write it came from the dramatic increase of anti-Israel bias and slander in some of the prominent British media in general...
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