Like no other, the Greek-Dutch composer Calliope Tsoupaki knows how to stop time. She touches people straight in the heart with her breathtaking music that spans centuries. During November Music 2019, she was allowed to realise a dream project. With her penetrating Bosch Requiem Liknon, she glued the listeners to their seats.
Calliope Tsoupaki makes music that has a mood of timelessness. Her objective is expressing the essence as simply and clearly as possible. In her compositions she uses elements of early and contemporary music as well as the music of Greece and the Middle East. Combing these aspects, she skillfully creates a completely personal style.
The Floriade has started under the nose of Kunstlinie. Black Pencil plays a program about nature and the landscape with music by composers through the ages who have found inspiration in nature. Landscapes, the sea or the sound of birds form the basis of some of the most beautiful works in music history.
Wilma Pistorius was born in South Africa and started playing the cello when she was four years old. From an early age, she has been fascinated by the expressive possibilities of music and has been playing with music in her imagination for as long as she can remember.
Ville Raasakka’s works are performed by the Klangforum Wien (Vienna), the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, der/gelbe/klang (Munich), Mise-en Ensemble (New York), Dal Niente (Chicago), Ensemble Lemniscate (Basel) and the Finnish Baroque Orchestra at the most esteemed festivals such as Eclat (Stuttgart), June in Buffalo (Buffalo), Tage der Neuen Musik Bamberg (Bamberg), Festival Archipel (Geneva) and […]