You have to play it so that the flies fall down in the air dead, and the audience out of sheer boredom, starts to leave the room, said a bitter, cynical Dmitri Shostakovich once over his last string Quartet. But how fatal that would be now that people are finally coming back were allowed to the Ludwigsburg castle festival, and determined not to go back. It is a special Moment for the audience, the Director, and, not least, for the mandelring Quartet, the must, in the religious hall of the Ludwigsburg Palace for the first Time after the break before a live audience music.
The Ludwigsburg castle festival took place in a Corona-compatible Version, with an "Al fine da capo" - titled the final week and a handful of concerts that could actually be in the presence of the form in front of scattered chair of the Islands held. And so unusual, this new Festival-normality to the touch, with a disinfectant dispenser, a mask, a duty, and one-way streets for visitors – as the audience of his courses has taken, everything is surprisingly familiar. While images of the safety spacer orchestras or piano concerts, to which the Pianist switches via a Video course, legitimate to doubt left that here so music can be, how you want it, now in the hour of chamber music.
The mandelring Quartet sounds warm and bulbous, plays with an expressiveness, and the Extreme is less in point than in a holistic, of the middle voices borne to each other. Rarely flashy, but singing in character, with metered outbreaks Sharpen and very targeted. Shostakovich's eighth Quartet, with its sounding, from the Letter formed by the signature of the c-h stretch way orchestral seems. The six-movement "funeral music" of the fifteenth Quartet polarized, with its sharp-edged effects the most.
Also the artistic Director of the word takes. For Jochen Sandig, founder of Berlin's radial system, it's games the first year as the head of the castle festival, and the greater the challenge could hardly be. Not only because it was considered to obtain a comprehensive Festival in laborious individual decisions as well as possible – operating with defaults, Postponements, changes to the program, Streams, and alternative formats. But to establish mainly because Sandy makes no secret of the fact that he has taken this Festival with vision, foresight and the ambitious target, the ludwigsburger schlossfestspiele, on the basis of the objectives for sustainable development of the United Nations, as a future-oriented and model-like Festival with an international appeal. A project for the promotion of the city of Ludwigsburg is essential, with the help of the complementary country promotion stands and falls. That city mind you, had recently turned off their fountain in the water in order to save costs. It is an uncertain future, also for the festival organizer. Let deeds, not words, was achieved with the reduced festival version.
in the Short term, Georg Friedrich Haas was set to commemorate the 2014 police force who have fallen victim to black Americans Eric Garner composed "I can't breathe" on the program. As a prelude to a classic song of the evening, in front of the closed doors of the castle. This Statement against racism was able to escape to the inlet end of the audience were, even if it wanted to, is difficult. The Director logged everything with the Smartphone. Possibly can be of this document at the audition before the local policy is still useful.Date Of Update: 01 July 2020, 10:20