Past Concerts

 

2016

July 8th at 19:00

Metal at the Crossroads

Ensemble Schwerpunkt takes a journey exploring both the heritage of contemporary brass music as well as newer music, i.a. the premiere of Ville Raasakka's "Du trüber nebel hüllst mir" for brass quintet and tape. Solo pieces played by Mikael Rudolfsson on trombone and Matthew Brown on trumpet will bring nice small interludes to the concert.

Viitasaari Church, Viitasaari, Finland

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July 5th at 19:00

 Opening concert: European Archeology

Ensemble Schwerpunkt plays music by two of the big composers of contemporary musc, Iannis Xenakis and Anders Hillborg. Jonathan Harvey's Ricerace una Melodia for solo trumpet and electronics will also be performed by Matthew Sadler in this concert.

Viitasaari Church, Viitasaari, Finland

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June 8th at 19:00

Chortage Hannover 2016

Ensemble Schwerpunkt returns to its home and founding city Hannover, to take part at the Chortage Hannover 2016. Opening concert of the festival in co-operation with the Mädchenchor Hannover. 

Works by Luciano Berio and John Dowland

 

Galerie Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany

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May 4th at 20:00

Musik 21 im NDR

"Der Globus als Klangkörper" - Five pieces from the five native countries of Ensemble Schwerpunkt's members.

Premiere of new piece for prepared brass quintet by Ansgar Beste founded by Arts Council Norway

 

Kleiner Sendesaal in NDR in Hannover, Germany

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April 8th at 20:00

ars nova - SWR

Recital in the ars nova concert series of the Southwest German Radio (SWR) with works by Heiner Goebbels, Iannis Xenakis, Samir Odeh-Tamimi and Eres Holz. Premiere of  new piece written by Vassos Nicolaou.

 

Alte Spohnhalle in Ravensburg, Germany

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2015

 

December 12th at 20:00

Christmas concert together with Mädchenchor Hannover

Premiere of cantata for girls choir and brass quintet by composer Marcus Aydintan 

Marktkirche Hannover

Hannover, Germany 

 

December 11th at 20:00

Christmas concert together with Mädchenchor Hannover

Same program as December 11th.

Marktkirche Hannover

Hannover, Germany 

 

June 15th at 19:00

DIE SPINNEN!

Schwerpunkt’s tubist Janne Jakobsson takes centre stage in an evening based on Fritz Lang’s film The Spiders (Die Spinnen) accompanied by the Orchestra of the Bavarian Police Force.

Carl-Orff-Saal, Kulturzentrum am Gasteig  

Rosenheimerstr. 5

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June 14th at 19:00

RADIX

Ensemble Schwerpunkt in distilled and unadulterated form. Programme to include world premiere by Michael Weiss and other works by Pascal Dusapin and Bill Dougherty. 

Black Box, Gasteig München  

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June 13th at 18:00

JU[MB]LE

Matthew Sadler is the soloist in Richard Ayres' NONcerto for trumpet accompanied by the newly formed Bavarian youth ensemble for new music, JU[MB]LE.

Black Box, Gasteig München 

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June 12th at 20:30

Hildebrandlied

Members of Ensemble Schwerpunkt, Matthew Brown and Cecilie Hoel, join a larger ensemble for the Festival’s third concert.  The theme is western (in particular German) music’s longstanding relationship to literature.

Allerheiligen Hofkirche  

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 June 9th at 19:00

Wurzel 1: KURTÁG

Schwerpunkt’s trombonist, Mikael Rudolfsson, performs György Kurtág’s 6 Pieces for Trombone and Piano, accompanied by Moritz Eggert in the Festival’s opening concert honouring the Hungarian composer.

Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste

This concert will be broadcast by the Bayerischer Rundfunk

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June 9th-15th 

Concerts and appearances at the aDevantgarde-festival in Munich, Germany

 

April 18th at 20:00

Karlheinz Stockhausen was one of a handful of composers who invented their own religion through music. Schwerpunkt performs his Michael’s Greeting as part of the extraordinary Hildesheim Bishopric’s 1200 year old celebrations.

Hannover, Germany  (info)

 

March 16th at 19:00

PRECONCERT

Schwerpunkt opens their residency of this year’s aDevantgarde Festival in Munich with a Preview Concert at the Akademie der Schönen Künste. To celebrate the 50th Birthday of festival founder, Moritz Eggert, Schwerpunkt will perform Morphing for Quintet and Accordion. 

In collaboration with the Bavarian Akademie der Schönen Künste.

Entry free.   (info)

 

January 11th at 11:30

New Year's Concert with the Mädchenchor Hannover

(Traditional repertoire and two pieces by Marcus Aydintan)
Staatsoper Hannover

Hannover, Germany (info)

 

2014

December 5th at 20:00

Christmas concert together with Mädchenchor Hannover

Marktkirche Hannover

Hannover, Germany (info)

 

December 6th at 20:00

Christmas concert together with Mädchenchor Hannover

Marktkirche Hannover

Hannover, Germany  (info)

 

November 27th at 19:30

Concert, Deutschlandfunk

Richard Jakoby Saal

Hannover, Germany  (info)

 

November 29th at 20:00

Concert with works by Mason, Holz, Barber, Hartikainen and others

Podium Worpswede

Worpswede, Germany  (info)

 

November 25th at 20:30

Concert, Unerhörte Musik

Premiere of Eres Holz's "Vier Schatten"
Berlin, Germany  (info)

 

2014-07-18 19:00

Appearance at the Musik21-Festival "Land-Art"

Premiere of Marcus Aydintan's "Relief
Springhornhof Neuenkirchen (bei Soltau) 

 

2014-06-22 18:00

Concert with University Choir of Hamburg (dir: Thomas Posth)

Hauptkirche St. Katharinen, 
Katharinenkirchhof 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany

 

2014-06-10 19:30

Concert

Grosser Saal, Hochschule für Musik Basel
Leonhardsstrasse 6, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland

 

2014-05-30 16:30

Recital at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover

Richard Jakoby Saal, Hannover, Germany

 

2014-04-05 10:00

Concert, Deutschlandfunk - Forum neue Musik 

Deutschlandfunk, Cologne, Germany

 

2014-04-04 20:00

Concert, Deutschlandfunk - Forum neue Musik 

Deutschlandfunk, Kammermusiksaal, Cologne, Germany

 

2013

2013-11-17

Concert in Casino Zollverein in Essen, Germany

 

2013-11-10 18:00

Concert in Lukaskirche in Hildesheim, Germany

 

2013-11-08 19:00

Concert at Pirkanmaan Musiikkiopisto, Tampere, Finland

 

2013-11-07 19:00

Concert in Närpes, Finland

 

2013-11-06 19:00

Concert at the Sibelius Museum, Turku, Finland

 

2013-11-05 19:00

Concert with Korvat Auki, Helsinki, Finland

(Premiere of Jarkko Hartikainen's "Radix" for Brass Quintet")
Schwerpunkt Re-Rooted: a tour of Finland featuring the world premiere of Jarkko Harikainen's Radix for Brass Qunintet

 

2013-10-25

Concert: "Developments in Luzern"

Lichthof, Regierungsgebäude Luzern, Switzerland 

 

2013-08-16

Appearance at the Musik 21 Niedersachsen festival "Ohr und Auge"

Hannover, Germany 

 

2013-04-27 15:00

Concert in Weisser Saal in Musikerwohnhaus, Basel, Switzerland

 

2013-03-19

Composers workshop - Musikhochschule Luzern

 

2013-01-09

Concert with Mike Svoboda as soloist, performing Karlheinz Stockhausen's "Tierkreis". Elisabethenkirche, Basel, Switzerland

 

2012

2012-11-27

Appearance at "Niedersachsen in Europa" in Niedersächsischer Landtag, Hannover, Germany

 

2012-11-11

Prize-winners concert of the VIII. International Jan Koetsier Competition

 

2012-10-24

Concert in Klaus Linder-Saal in Basel, Switzwerland

 

2012-08-21

Concert at Badiamusica in Süd Tirol, Italy

 

2012-08-19

Concert at Wurzer Sommerkonzerte in Wurz, Germany

 

2012-07-21

Concert at Villa Poggiano in Montepulciano, Italy

 

2012-03-31

Appearance with Mike Svoboda at the IPV-Symposium in Hannover, Germany 

 

2012-03-29

Appearance at the opening concert of the IPV-Symposium in Hannover, Germany 

 

2011

2011-06-19

Concert at the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany

 

2011-04-26

Appearance and direct broadcast on NDR Kultur in the Richard Jakoby Saal in Hannover, Germany  

 

2011-01-16

Prize winners' concert of the Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Wettbwerb at Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany

 

2011-01-09

Concert in the Johanneskirche, Völksen, Germany

 

2010

2010-11-01

Concert at the Kammermusiksaal Plathnerstrasse in Hannover, Germany

 

2010-08-21

Appearance at the Musik 21 Festival "Linien" - The Art of Metal in Goslar, Germany

 

2010-08-20

Appearance at the Musik 21 Festival "Linien" - The Art of Metal in Goslar, Germany

 

2010-08-19

Appearance at the Musik 21 Festival "Linien" - The Art of Metal in Goslar, Germany

 

2010-05-28

Concert in the Södra Latin Auditorium, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2010-05-27

Concert at the LjudOLjud Festival in Stockholm, Sweden

 

2010-05-22

Concert in Kammermusiksaal Plathnerstrasse in Hannover, Germany

 

2010-01-25

Concert in Kammermusiksaal in HMT-Hannover, Germany 

 

2009

2009-11-26

Concert in the Richard Jakoby Saal in Hannover, Germany

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