may, 2025

27may19:30Pierre Boulez Saal with Katrīna Paula Felsberga19:30 Pierre Boulez Saal


Event Details

Katrīna Paula Felsberga, Soprano
Julius Drake, Piano

Friedrich Hölderlin
Selected Poems and Texts
Reading in German

Music include settings by Peter Cornelius, Hans Pfitzner, Paul Hindemith, Hanns Eisler, Viktor Ullmann, Benjamin Britten

Until the beginning of the 20th century, few com­posers engaged with the works of Friedrich Hölderlin— it almost seems as if music had to shed tonality and for­ mal restraints to come to terms with the expressive power of the poet’s language. In this Lied und Lyrik pro­gram, Katrīna Paula Felsberga and Julius Drake explore the wide­ranging musical afterlife of Hölderlin in the “free future century” he envisioned in his 1806 Hymn to Freedom. The texts will be heard in musical settings and readings.


(Tuesday) 19:30


Pierre Boulez Saal