PHOTO: © Mathias Völzke / Universität der Künste Berlin– Rundgang 2023, Hardenbergstraße 33

crescendo - das Musikfestival der UdK Berlin

In the organizer's words:

The crescendo music festival will take place from May 25 to June 28 at various locations at the UdK Berlin.

crescendo 2024: unERHÖRT

unERHÖRT - this is the motto under which style-defining works will be performed, and not just those of the burgeoning 20th century. We celebrate Arnold Schönberg and bring important music by other great names to the stage - always with a balance of excellence and progressiveness.

The festival program is unERHÖRT versatile, presented by the youngest members of the choir groups, students from various artistic fields and established teachers of all instruments. The festival opens with Beethoven's 9th Symphony and closes with works by Shostakovich, Schnittke and Schreker, also performed by the UdK Berlin Symphony Orchestra. On the 150th anniversary of Arnold Schönberg's birth, his oeuvre will be a recurring theme throughout the festival: on May 29 with chamber music by Mahler, Zemlinsky and Schönberg, on the Schönberg weekend on June 1 and 2 with chamber music, lectures and solo works or on June 4 with Pierrot Lunaire. His students, including Ullmann, Weber and Newlin, will also be heard.

You can find this year's festival brochure here.

Free admission to all events.

The complete program and further information for crescendo 2024 can be found on the UdK Berlin website.

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