The festival in 2017
In 2017 ACHT BRÜCKEN takes place from April 28 to May 7. Having chosen the motto »Ton. Satz. Laut.« (»Tone. Setting. Sound.«), it is dedicated to the relationship between music and language. Not only scientists, but philosophers and artists too have always been fascinated and inspired by the interplay of music and language. The commonalities between the fields is obvious: both combine individual tones and sounds according to certain rules. There is a melody of language just as there is a musical grammar, and not least – transcending all cultural borders – there is music as a universal language of humanity. The 2017 festival focuses on the oeuvre of the South Korean composer Unsuk Chin. Stars of the international Hip-Hop scene will present their very own combination of music and language.
The complete programme will be published in mid-January 2017.
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