He thought of himself as tone deaf. Theodor Fontane played no Instrument, he declined the offer to write an Opera libretto, and in 1889 he fled at the Bayreuth festival after 20 minutes from a "Parsifal"performance, because of Wagner's stage-game physical feast prepared malaise.
And yet, in front of 200 years-born writer hides and society not from the chronicler of the world of music in his novels. On the contrary, he uses minor characters from the area of musical theatre, even aware to the characterization of its protagonists. Frau Jenny Treibel, for example, decorates their friendship with the former Opera singer, Adolf Krola – because it belongs in the better circles, to have culture. For Effi Briest, in turn, the singer Marietta Tripelli to the figure of identification is because she dares to live a self-determined life and to articulate their thoughts and feelings.
In the case of his own daughters, by the way, Theodor put Fontane is of great value to instrumental lessons. Guido Böhm know lots of Details about the literature honoree of the year report in 2019. Indeed, he has prepared as a dramaturge of the Havel river country music festival, a whole series on the topic of "Fontane and the music" games.
Michael Homann recited, the baritone Christoph von Weitzel sings
The year-round active music festival have your office in the castle of Ribbeck. Since it's naturally important to focus on this aspect of the just everywhere in Berlin and Brandenburg, acclaimed artist. Especially since there is a real gap in the Research. Filled in the Havel country is now quite practical. With concerts.
The first will take place this Sunday on the estate of Stober, 40 km West of Berlin. Originally by Peter Alexander von Itzenplitz built, bought the Borsig family in 1866 the property and established here that the operation of the agricultural pattern. The Consortium Artis string Quartet and the bassoon Wolfgang Bensmann are compositions which appear in the works of Theodor Fontane, Guido Böhm, moderated the afternoon's concert.
At Schloss Ribbeck at 7. April, then to the settings of Fontane's poems and ballads, such as "Archibald Douglas," and "Tom the rhymer". They are contrasted with works of the romantic poet Joseph von Eichendorff. Michael Homann recited, the baritone Christoph von Weitzel sings, on the wing of games, Frank water, accompanied by the founder of the Havel-music.
Two new works for the stage with Fontane-reference
If the honoree for the young artist plays a role, the competition "Sing the Theo" clear: Bands whose members are not older than 25 years can apply stylistic boundaries are not drawn. At the Finale of the 2. June in castle Park, von Ribbeck, the audience and a panel of judges then determine the winners. As patrons of the Theo project, a Berlin-based pop Duo, named after a geological Formation of the mountains in the Havel country far and wide not to occur:.
In September, it will go to the castle Paretz to Fontane's relationship to the old Prussia, accompanied with folk classics from Mozart to Brahms, and finally, in December, "Christmas at Fontane". Only a loose reference to the author Schloss Nennhausen – as a model for Effi Briests fictitious place of birth high kremmen. Real lived here, the writer Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué. With him E. T. A. Hoffmann was a pleasure to host. That was also a composer, is the subject of the concert on 22. 9. be.
Beyond the Havelland, Theodor Fontane has inspired two of the composer's new stage works: commissioned by the Deutsche Oper Berlin shaped Detlef Glanert from the novel fragment "Oceane" a music theatre piece, the on 28. April its world premiere experience, and Siegfried Matthus just sits at "Effi Briest"-the Opera that is to come in the autumn at the state theatre in Cottbus.More about
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