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09/2023 HfMT – DE

akademie kontemporär

Dates: September 25 – October 1

Location: Hamburg,  Germany

In September 2023, the biennial akademie kontemporär once again offers outstanding young composers and instrumentalists the opportunity to be individually supported and networked in the context of contemporary music. This year, it will highlight the aspect of “the lie”.

From September 25 to October 1, members of the ascolta ensemble (ensemble in residence) will be present in Hamburg to work on a musical programme in intensive rehearsals with the participants. The final concert will take place on September 30 in the Forum of the Hochschole für Musik und Theater. The visiting composer in Malika Kishino, who is conducting a master course for composers.

The akademie kontemporär 2023 is supported by the ULYSSES Network and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius.

Performers Anna Grenzer (cello) and Mari-Tirkkonen (horn) have been selected to take part in the akademie kontemporär as part of their ULYSSES Journeys.

Ensemble Ascolta:
Markus Schwind, Trumpet
Andrew Digby, Trombone
Hubert Steiner, Guitar / Electric guitar
Florian Hölscher, Piano
Julian Belli, Percussion

Students of the academy:
Anna-Katharina Schau, Accordion
Anna Grenzner, Cello*
Rodrigo Rodrigues, Bassoon
Lucie Spedicato, Harp
Mari Tirkkonen, Horn*
Salomé Guimbretière, Clarinet
Alejandro Fenellosa Beltrano, Saxophone
Ting Shut Chang, Violin

Composer in residence:
Malikia Kishino

Artistic directors:
Gordon Kampe
Fredrik Schwenk

Key dates:
Rehearsal period, masterclass and seminars: 25-30 September
Workshop concert: 28 September
Open rehearsal: 29 September
Final concert: 30 September

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akademie kontemporär

Organized in partnership with :
Divertimento Ensemble - IT, Gaudeamus - NL, IEMA - DE, impuls - AT, Ircam - FR, Mixtur - ES, Royaumont foundation - FR, Time of Music - FI, Ultima - NO, Warsaw Autumn - PL