“One idea, one divine and sensitive violin player, two chairs, one door and one step and there you have one new and lovelier world!” said Vlada after experiencing his first 1:1 CONCERT in Belgrad, thanks to ORFEUS and the Cultural Center of Belgrade who organized this twoday marathon of 1:1 CONCERTS on 15 and 16 May 2021. Continue reading “First 1:1 CONCERTS in Belgrad”
Musicians of the Tyrolean Symphony Orchestra Innsbruck will again perform 1:1 CONCERTS! “The special thing about this idiosyncratic concert form is the immediate proximity between musician and listener, between two people who may never have seen each other before,” explains Martina Natter, head of music education at the Tyrolean Symphony Orchestra Innsbruck. Continue reading “1:1 CONCERTS back in Austria!”
From Thu 04 to Sun 07 March and from Tue 09 until Fri 12 March, 160 1:1 Concerts will take place at the Adelaide Festival! Amazing venues showcasing known and hidden gems in a most beautiful and varied city. Continue reading “Adelaide Festival, Australia”
After the success of the first edition in the spring, FLEURIOT FLEURS gives us the immense pleasure to welcome once more the musicians of the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande to its beautiful flower shop. A beautiful, warm setting, surrounded by flowers. Continue reading “Geneva is playing again!”
The 1:1 CONCERTS teams from Berlin and Munich have sent a RED SIGNAL during the Night of Light 2020: on the night of 22 June 2020, we showed our our solidarity with the entertainment sector: In lofty heights on the Berlin Funkturm and the Munich Olympic Tower we joined the appeal to all politicians to save the entertainment sector – in cooperation with Messe Berlin, Stage Set Scenery and Olympiapark Munich.
From now on, Frankfurt will be offering 1:1 CONCERTS. Musicians of the Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra will start to engage in 1:1 CONCERTS at many different locations all over the city. Many institutions have agreed to become partners of 1:1 CONCERTS: the Bibelhaus Erlebnis Museum, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), the DFF- Deutsches Filminstitut und Filmmuseum, the Eintracht Frankfurt Museum, the Haus der Stadtgeschichte Offenbach, the Hindemith Institute Frankfurt and the Liebighaus Skulpturensammlung, the Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt as well as the Städel Museum.
After Stuttgart‘s impressive launch, 1:1 CONCERTS now meet Berlin Luft Luft Luft. The first test sessions already took us to Mitte and Neukölln… later this week we will explore Charlottenburg, Prenzlauer Berg and wild wild Wedding. Stay tuned! If you know further suitable locations or would like to participate as a musician – write us.
Since 2012, the summer concerts have been taking place in the Thuringian Volkenroda Monastery – a chamber music festival that explores the connection between classical music and architectural space. Once a year, this festival brings together performers from the most diverse disciplines (music, drama, dance, scenography, media art). Together the team explores this field of tension between the arts and develops new formats of encounter. In 2019 the festival motto was “simple”. So it was obvious to reduce the musical encounter between musician and listener to the simplest – a 1:1 CONCERT. Thus this concert format was born. Continue reading “How it all began…”
Due to the lockdown of almost all orchestras, choirs, opera and concert halls, music festivals and public and private music organizers, cultural and musical life currently faces one of the most serious crises since the end of World War II. Continue reading “Donation to Charity Foundation”
A host, a listener and a musician at a safe distance, no words, a 10 minutes concert ensues. What is it like to experience a private concert under these conditions? Felix Borel of the SWR Symphony Orchestra, Imke Valentien and Norman Schock have embarked on the adventure of a live concert in corona times and share their experience on German television.
Already during the first weeks of quarantine, long after all concert music had disappeared behind the screens, the flutist Prof. Stephanie Winker from Stuttgart came up with a brilliant idea: the concept of the 1:1 CONCERTS – as originally designed for the Volkenroda Summer Concerts 2019 – respected all official social distancing requirements due to the intimacy of the two-person encounter at a safe distance. It marked the longed-for return to the analogous concert experience. Continue reading “Stuttgart’s kick off”