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Nico and the NavigatorsNicola Hümpel artistic direction – Oliver Proske stage design, video installation – Tobias Weber adaptation, guitar – Philine Tiezel artistic advisor, assistant – Apollon Musagete Quartett Ensemble – Matan Porat piano – Nikolay Borchev baritone – Julla von Landsberg soprano – Sarah Laulan mezzo – Ted Schmitz tenor – Yui Kawaguchi dance – Anna-Luise Recke dance – Michael Shapira dance – Fabian Bleisch lighting design – Andreas Fuchs lighting design – Bodo Gottschalk camera, x – Cristina Lelli costumes – David Rusitschka sound

Programme

Gretchen am Spinnrade, D 118 Franz Schubert
Rastlose Liebe, D 138 Franz Schubert
Meeresstille, D 216 Franz Schubert
Heidenröslein, D 257 Franz Schubert
Der Wanderer, D 489 Franz Schubert
Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531 Franz Schubert
Nachtstück, D 672 Franz Schubert
Suleika I, D 720 Franz Schubert
Dass sie hier gewesen, D 775 Franz Schubert
Im Frühling, D 882 Franz Schubert
Das Wandern, Tränenregen, Mein!, Der Jäger, Der Müller und der Bach (Die schöne Müllerin, D 795) Franz Schubert
Gute Nacht, Der Lindenbaum, Erstarrung, Auf dem Flusse, Die Krähe, Die Post, Der Wegweiser, Der Leiermann (Winterreise, D 911) Franz Schubert
Ständchen, Abschied, Das Fischermädchen, Die Stadt, Der Doppelgänger (Schwanengesang, D 957) Franz Schubert
Impromptu, op. 90/2, D 899 Franz Schubert
String Quartet no. 14, D 810, "Death and the Maiden" (excerpts) Franz Schubert
String Quartet no. 15, D 887 (excerpts) Franz Schubert

CONTEXT

19:00 Introduction & encounter with Ulrich A. Hauschild, moderated by David Ramael (EN, FR, NL) - Hall M


Wandering and departure, everlasting estrangement and loneliness are themes in Franz Schubert’s Lieder. What would it mean to approach these texts and lieder with all our senses? How would Schubert's music break out of an individual in the 21st century?

 

In Silent Songs into the Wild, singers, musicians and performers embark on a journey through the world of Schubert’s songs discovering them anew in the here and now. They are not limited to their voice but use their whole body, their personalities and their complete range and repertoire of emotions. Within the tension field of intimacy and outburst, they develop new vocal and corporal forms of interpretation, finding their own avenues to these once popular songs. Under the creative guidance of Nicola Hümpel from the internationally recognized ensemble Nico and the Navigators, they will bring songs from Schubert’s cycles ‘Schwanengesang’, ‘Winterreise’ and ‘Die Schöne Müllerin’ in an original, poignant and stunning way.