Music in Conversation
How is music created, how can we imagine the creative collaboration between composer and musician or singer? This is one of the subjects of this series of conversations, which will feature composers and musicians who have been invited to this year’s Musikfest Berlin.
21 August – 23 September 2020
Igor Levit & Eleonore Büning talk about Beethoven
This conversation between Igor Levit and music journalist Eleonore Büning spans a wide arc: from the importance of music in times of crisis via Beethoven’s piano sonatas, their interpretation and challenges for the pianist, to issues of discrimination.
15 September – 23 September 2020
Enno Poppe, Milica Djordjević and Martina Seeber
In conversation with music journalist Martina Seeber, composer Milica Djordjević and composer and conductor Enno Poppe touch on questions of musical imagination, the craft of composing and the significance of a lively performance practice for contemporary composers.