Musikverein bids farewell to two cornerstones

At the annual general meeting of the friesen music society, good and continuous work was reported. For the federal district music festival 2022 the first work has to be done already this year and a festival committee has to be founded.

As chairwoman yvonne hummel reported, seven children were currently in training. Hummel thanked david schnappauf, who takes care of the children and does additional rehearsal work with them.

Luther-jazz and faust’s soul in the contakt

luther-jazz and faust's soul in the contakt

A varied and stimulating program with entertaining music and witty texts awaits visitors to the "cultur im contakt" series also in the new season, the first three evenings will revolve around martin luther and the reformation.
We can be curious about mareike wiening, who will be performing with her jazz ensemble on 8. October texts and melodies of the reformer in an idiosyncratic and intelligent way. The young percussionist and composer from herzogenaurach now lives in new york . Their current luther project combines martin luther with martin luther king in american print. He probably brought luther’s thoughts to america like no other in his fight for justice. There is a lot of music inspired by martin luther king – an avid jazz fan. Mareike wiening belongs to the federal jazz orchestra and tours with her own quintet. In 2014, she released her debut album "crosswalk" in front of.
Further in the program of "cultur im contakt the actor and cellist eric wehrlin will perform at the 17. December his "espresso bible" in an amusing and thought-provoking way in a fast-paced way present. Songwriter and pianist klaus-andre eickhoff will perform on 12. January under the motto "here i stand – i could do otherwise" intelligent songs about martin luther to be heard.
On 25. February 2018 the cultural series will be enriched with a novel event. Coburg church music director peter stenglein will perform friedrich murnau’s silent film "faust" for an extraordinary cinema experience set to music. The result will be shown in february in the coburg moriz church, where peter stenglein will accompany the film on the schuke organ. The proceeds of this benefit event will be used to redesign the devotional area in the moriz church.

All love

Further on the 18. Marz with the sina rien quartet, which will perform a mixture of jazz and world music. On 15. April comes guitarist michael raeder, who, under the motto "all love with own compositions as well as songs and chansons from jacque brel to led zeppelin, from hildegard knef to paolo conte the audience to blackmen and schwelmen bring wants.
The concerts start at 19.30 o’clock in haus contakt, apart from the cinema event in the moriz church. The flyers of the series "culture in contact detailed information on the events is also available at haus contakt, the municipal office of st. Moriz and in the bookstore riemann am markt. Depending on the event, ticket prices range from 10 to 15 euros in advance and 15 to 20 euros at the box office. In addition, there is again the favorable culture subscription for all six concerts at a price of 65 euros and the christmas subscription for the last four evenings at a price of 49 euros, which is intended as a christmas gift.

Orchestras impressed with performance

"Music is our strong is a slogan of the north bavarian music association. More than 600 visitors to the "highlights of brass music" concert were able to see for themselves that this was entirely true on the day of german unification in the adam-riese-hall in bad staffelstein convince the audience.

150 participants

More than 150 musicians were able to demonstrate their high musical skills to a large audience in the school orchestra and the youth orchestra of the northern bavarian music association district of upper franconia. Horst sunkel, chairman of the northern bavarian music association (NBMB) lichtenfels, buried numerous guests of honor, among them the vice president of the NBMB, werner porner, and honorary district chairman herbert lorenz.

Musical diversity at the spring concert

At the spring concert of the gymnasium steigerwald-landschulheim wiesentheid (LSH) in the fully occupied sports hall, the performers thrilled the audience, which thanked them with exuberant applause for the musical performances. Among the numerous guests of the evening were district administrator tamara bischof, who as well as hans-joachim kramer, director of the singing and music school steigerwald, as well as wolfgang stocker, chairman of the parents’ council at the LSH and cornelius gob, as representative of the sparkasse wiesentheid, did not miss the visit of this concert, according to the school’s announcement.

While the three presenters emilie rehberger, gina wenner and elif yurmaz skilfully guided the audience through the evening, the concert was presented by the 5th grade music class. The first year group (led by gerd semle) opened the concert and inspired the audience with the current song "shotgun". The music class of the 6. The second year group (led by katja rappelt) impressed as the second ukulele ensemble from wiesentheide. Following this, the choir, which is made up of 90 students from the lower, middle and upper grades (directed by franz huber), impressed the audience with several musical performances, including the theme music for the film the pink panther. In the further course of the concert, the students played in various musical formations, sometimes as the ensemble "T(h)riller", a flute ensemble, as the chamber music ensemble (led by michael kutt) and as the project orchestra (led by katja rappelt), which unites students from different grades with their instruments.

Until the beams bend

Until the beams bend

In the old art city pub "nepomuk it is good practice to organize concerts with references to the district of kronach. On saturday, 21. September, a new chapter in the relationship between altenkunstadt and kronach will be opened there at 9 p.M.

The "vol" band from kronach, which has been popular in altenkunstadt for years.Beatclub", the danish hardrockgiganten "volbeat" pays tribute to them once again. The thuringian band "roadkill BBQ" will be the opening act, celebrating the greatest triumph of their young careers in the district of kronach. On 25. May this year the guys gave a great performance at the open air "die festung rockt" the starting signal for an approximately twelve-hour festival marathon with a total of ten bands. Sanger michael jary roared "heavy metal" with a deep rumbling voice into the microphone. Now even the last knew what the hour has struck musically. Hard, loud sounds set the tone for around twelve hours to the delight of the visitors.

Musikverein knetzgau went out to sea

The knetzgau music society held its spring concert "colors of music" at the weekend in the parish hall.

The joint youth orchestra of the musikverein knetzgau and the westheimer musikanten kicked off the event. The "wild tone are conducted by joachim wendel. The young and the young at heart performed "happy by pharell williams, the well-known hit "shut up and dance and "party rock anthem" as the music society described it.

To burgkunstadt deserves

To burgkunstadt deserves

Elmar bergmann and his wife klothilde, nee sachs, celebrated their rare diamond wedding anniversary in the closest of circles. In the church of strossendorf, pastor johannes wachowski, thomas bahr on the organ and soprano evi kral performed the solemn thanksgiving service.
Elmar bergmann, a native of burgkunstadt, worked in the former gotthard shoe factory, where he met his wife, a native of altenkunstadt. Their joint activities in the trade union youth and the gymnastics and choir club brought them closer together. They married in 1957, the two sons jurgen and udo lived out their lives. In 1973, the couple built a house on prelles, where they spend their evenings. The couple supported many social and cultural associations, and elmar is a founding member of many of them. He was a member of the city council for over 40 years and was active in the district council for 24 years. His life's work, together with rudi barth, was the creation of the german museum of cobbler. For his services, the city council appointed him an honorary citizen in 1996. For the district of lichtenfels congratulated district administrator christian meibner, the congratulations of the city of burgkunstadt conveyed third mayor manfred hofmann, the pastors kosma rejmer and heinz geier conveyed congratulations and blessings of the two churches. A delegation from the burgkunstadt music society also offered their warm congratulations. 

Thanksgiving is much more than a church festival

With a church parade from the upper gate to the parish church of st. Martin the harvest festival was initiated in weismain. To the sound of the weismain brass band, 200 participants marched into the parish church of saint martin with the frankenlied march. Many groups and participants presented an impressive picture: the kolping family, the garden and flower friends of weismain, the gardening association of geutenreuth, the schutzen, the kindergarten of saint anna, the mayors udo dauer and hans schott, numerous city councillors, the church committees around the city priest gerhard mockel and pastoral advisor birgit janson as well as many families.

The children made a small swing in the schonbornsaal. The theme of thanksgiving was explained to them in a child-friendly way. With the song "thank you for a good morning" the youngest this was expressed.

Exhilarating sounds delight the audience at the coburg state theater

At the turn of the 20th century. In the nineteenth century, the poetic works of the belgian symbolist maurice maeterlinck triggered a veritable creative frenzy among the spatromantic, im and expressionist composers.

Stage music by faure

Above all his play "pelleas et melisande inspired numerous composers to tackle the material as opera, drama or symphonic poetry. Pelleas" alone was performed six times set to music as an opera. After the most famous setting of the drama by claude debussy had already been heard at the coburg landestheater a few years ago, one could now look forward to stage music by gabriel faure and symphonic poetry by arnold schonberg to the same piece. Six songs based on texts by the same poet by alexander zemlinsky usefully rounded off the performance sequence.