Malte Giesen: „Frame“

by Rainer Nonnenmann

The musicians enter the stage as they are used to doing at concerts. But since this does not meet the expectations of a musical theater, the composer calls in from offstage. He demands a different performance, “a bit spooky” with shadowy figures, gloomy lighting, fog lights and eerie sounds. But even this variant does not […]


Joanna Bailie – Artificial Environments No. 1-5

Felix Knoblauch

Joanna Bailie’s Artificial Environments Nos. 1-5 are a composed museum walk that finds its artistic origin in our sounding environment. In this sense, the piece sees itself as a contextualization cycle of musical processes through explanation. Inherent in this is a poetry that poses a chicken-and-egg question: What came first, magical sounding soundscapes or the […]