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Transfigured Night: Concert and poetry in the exhibition JOAN WITEK
10. July 2021, 17:00 - 18:3015€
On this special evening, Joan Witek’s painting Transfigured Night (1998) meets the works that inspired it: Richard Dehmel’s poem Verklärte Nacht (1896) and Arnold Schoenberg’s interpretation of it, his op. 4 (1899) in transcription for piano trio (1932).
To set the mood, literary pieces on the colour black and a selection from the six solo suites for violoncello by Johann Sebastian Bach will be presented.
Verklärte Nacht | Transfigured Night
Richard Dehmel | Arnold Schönberg | Joan Witek
Friday, 09 July 2021, 8 pm
Saturday, 10 July 2021, 5 pm
Sebastian Kuleschow, concertmaster of the Einklang Philharmonie Münster, violin
Peter Schneider, Bielefeld Philharmonic Orchestra, cello
Manuel Winter, Steinheim Municipal Music School, piano
Jörg Maria Welke recites Richard Dehmel and others.
Participation fee 15,- € | under 16 years free!
Due to the limited number of participants, please register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
With the conditions as of 16 June, neither proof of vaccination nor a negative rapid test is necessary for your participation. The usual hygiene regulations apply.
Background information on the exhibition and the work of New York painter Joan Witek can also be found in our new exhibition film on Youtube.
We look forward to this special evening with you!