Signs of a kingly art


2nd concert in the Tischlerei

Free masons and composition

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Soprano Siobhan Stagg
Mitglied der Loge Urania zur Unsterblichkeit i.O. Berlin Cornelius Gerhardt
Violin Yukari Aotani-Riehl
Violin Piotr Prysiaznik
Viola Sebastian Sokol
Youngdo Kim
Violoncello Johannes Petersen
Double Bass Florian Heidenreich
Flute Eric Kirchhoff
Oboe Dina Heidinger
Oboe Juan Pechuan Ramirez
Clarinet Matthias Höfele
Horn Lionel Speciale
Bassoon Paul-Gregor Straka
Piano Tahmina Feinstein
Piano Wolfgang Köhler
Saxophone Falk Breitkreuz
Trombone Sebastian Krol
Double Bass Christoph Niemann
Drums Rüdiger Ruppert
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The ideals behind free masonry date back to the early Enlightenment and have lost none of their validity today. On the contrary: freedom, equality, fraternity, tolerance and humanity, the five pillars of the freemason lodge, are values that are repeatedly in demand yet ever susceptible to erosion. Selected works of chamber music and a conversation with a modern-day freemason serve to illuminate the fascination of artists and composers down the centuries for the idea of personal responsibility in highly rational individuals – as opposed to people who kowtow to Church and State.

Programme

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791 – 1864)
Shepherdsong for soprano, clarinet and piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Quartet for oboe, violine, viola and violoncello
Adagio and Rondo for glass harmonica, flute, oboe, viola and violoncello
Adaptations of THE MAGIC FLUTE

Louis Spohr (1784 – 1859)
Nonet for violine, viola, violoncello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn

Jazz-Standards
Irving Berlin: „Cheek to Cheek“
George Gershwin: „Someone to watch over me“
Irving Berlin: „How deep is the Ocean“
George Gershwin: „Fascinatimg Rhythm“

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