Author: admin | Date: 19.06.2011 | Please Comment!
«Es ist keine schlechte Sache, wenn ein Künstler versucht, allen möglichen Leuten dienlich zu sein. Darum bereitet es mir persönlich Vergnügen, Stücke für besondere Anlässe zu schreiben – Musik für Kinder oder Amateure…» Der englische Komponist Benjamin Britten (1913–1976) hat seine Aussage immer wieder in die Tat umgesetzt. Am 18. Juni 1958 kam es in [...]
Author: admin | Date: 25.04.2010 | Please Comment!
Concert in the Reformed Church in Hinwil British sacred music by Benjamin Britten accompanied by early British organ music, as part of the fourth annual fiori musicali concert series in Hinwil The well-known English composer Benjamin Britten composed a considerable number of sacred works for choir with organ accompaniment or for a capella performance musicmakers [...]
Author: admin | Date: 30.11.2007 | Please Comment!
Mysticism – Poetry – Fire The tradition of singing and playing music during Advent and at Christmas goes back many centuries. This programme presents medieval and modern versions of well-known carols. Interspersed between the carols, medieval instruments remind us how advent sounded several hundred years ago. The Quempas tradition of singing from all four corners [...]
Author: admin | Date: 15.09.2003 | Please Comment!
The first musicmakers concerts led to the creation of a Wind Quintet which gave various ad hoc concerts in the Festsaal of the Triemli General Hospital in Zurich. The group, in various constellations, met regularly to rehearse and perform between 2001 and 2004. Extracts from the Triemli Concerts Ferenc Farkas (1905 – 2000) “Antiche danze [...]
Author: admin | Date: 24.06.2001 | Please Comment!
In the Summer of 2001, musicmakers went out into the countryside of the Zürcher Unterland and performed a summer programme in a wine-maker’s “Trotte” (24th June 2001, Berg am Irchel – Weinbau Ursula & Moritz Baur) and a gardener’s nursery (2nd September 2001 – Kleinandelfingen, Gärtnerei Regula Bänninger). Programme Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) [...]
Author: admin | Date: 05.11.2000 | Please Comment!
The first musicmakers concert took place on 5th November 2000 in the entrance hall of the SWX Swiss Exchange, and was an attempt to bring music to a location that otherwise only sees hard financial figures. A considerable audience took up the challenge to hear our Christmas programme. Programme Frank Martin (1890 – 1974) “Pavane [...]