Stockhausen Concerts and Courses- Kuerten 2011
Interpretation, Sound Projection Courses,
Lectures, Seminars and Discussions
on the works of
from August 6th to August 14th 2011
in Kuerten, Germany
Sometimes music vibrates beyond the clouds, and we can no longer hear its echo. Very rarely is it truly infinite; then it makes us forget the Earth. The great masters sense that they have one more thing to say, and that life is coming to an end . But their music stays behind with humanity as a legacy, and we must gratefully preserve this precious gem, and endeavour in the spirit of the musician to grow deeper and deeper into his works and let them worthily arise again. K. Stockhausen, August 20th 1948
For the 14th year, the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen will be the focal point of nine days of concerts, interpretation courses, seminars, lectures and discussions. Composers, interpreters, musicologists, sound projectionists and music lovers are cordially invited to attend the Stockhausen Concerts and Courses Kürten 2011.
Stockhausens motto for the 2011 courses is
LEARNING FOR ETERNITY
Instrumental, vocal and electronic works by Karlheinz Stockhausen will be performed in 10 concerts. The concerts are performed by the faculty of the master classes, many of whom worked with Stockhausen for many years. Also renowned guest musicians and ensembles will perform. In two concerts selected participants will perform compositions which were prepared during the master classes. All dress rehearsals are open to the participants of the courses.