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On 23 August 2020, the Jewish Museum Berlin is opening its new core exhibition. Until then the museum will be closed for renovations.

Concert: Sounding Utopias – 100th Anniversary of the BAUHAUS Art Movement

The German National Youth Jazz Orchestra is our Guest at the Jewish Museum Berlin

German National Youth Jazz Orchestra 2018; Deutscher Musikrat, photo: Nico Pudimat

The German National Youth Jazz Orchestra under the artistic direction of Niels Klein will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the BAUHAUS Art Movement with a spectacular cineastic concert program. Eight selected and freshly restored short films by Bauhaus protagonists of the 1920s and 1930s were set to music for this concert project by contemporary German and American jazz composers – pieces for big band and vocal ensemble arose from the project and these will accompany the films performed live by the exceptional young jazz musicians.

Past event

Where

Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard

Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

Photography: Group picture of the orchestra with some instruments

German National Youth Jazz Orchestra 2018; Deutscher Musikrat, photo: Nico Pudimat

The German National Youth Jazz Orchestra is Germany’s official youth jazz orchestra and is regarded as a talent factory with the highest musical standards. Sound Utopias was premiered and celebrated in 2018 on a festival tour through the USA, Canada, and Germany.

Composers, Films, and Film Directors:
Ansgar Striepens: Der Sieger – Excelsior unverwüstlich (The Victor; Walter Ruttmann)
Ansgar Striepens: Das Ornament des verliebten Herzens (The Stolen Heart; Lotte Reiniger)
Ansgar Striepens: Das Geheimnis der Marquise (The Secret of the Marquise; Lotte Reiniger)
Christopher Dell: Lichtspiel (Light Play; László Moholy-Nagy)
Gebhard Ullmann: Berliner Stillleben (Berlin Still Life; László Moholy-Nagy)
Bill Dobbins: Marseille Vieux Port (László Moholy-Nagy)
Julia Hülsmann: Großstadt-Zigeuner (Urban Gypsies; László Moholy-Nagy)
Niels Klein: Lobsters (László Moholy-Nagy)
Oliver Schneller: White City

A cooperation with the German Music Council

Supporters include the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women, and Youth and by the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

Photography: an orchestra playing underneath a screen showing a film

German National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Sounding Utopias; Deutscher Musikrat, photo: Thomas Kölsch

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  • When Saturday 29 June 2019, 7 pm
  • Where Old Building, ground level, Glass Courtyard

    
Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

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