Ein Tag für Aribert Reimann

DTzM Auswärts Gespräch Symposium Musik 2022/23
Foto: Peter Andersen

On the occasion of the new production of Aribert Reimann’s “Die Gespenstersonate”, the participants of the symposium under the direction of Jörn Peter Hiekel (HfM Dresden) and Benedikt Stampfli (Semperoper Dresden) will explore the work of the composer. In addition to various lectures and musical contributions to his works, Aribert Reimann himself will have his say in a discussion with Jörn Peter Hiekel.

Conductor: Jörn Peter Hiekel (Dresden University of Music) and Benedikt Stampfli (Semperoper Dresden) 

Venue: Dresden University of Music, Wettiner Pl. 13, 01067 Dresden

Information on registration will follow.


10:00 a.m.
Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Jörn Peter Hiekel, HfM Dresden and Johann Casimir Eule, Saxon State Opera Dresden

10:15 a.m.
On the aesthetics of Aribert Reimann’s compositions
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rathert (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

11:00 a.m.
“A pauseless changing”. Music-dramaturgical reflections on Aribert Reimann’s operatic work
Julian Lembke (composer, musicologist, Paris)

12:00 p.m.
The path as an opera composer. Aribert Reimann in conversation
with Jörn Peter Hiekel 

Lunch break

14:00 hrs
Musical contribution (members of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden) 

14:15 hrs
“There are still songs to sing …” On the musical poetry of Aribert Reimann
Dr. Ellen Freyberg (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich)

 3:00 p.m.
Aribert Reimann “Lady Lazarus” (1992)
Performance with Coco Lau, student in the course of studies “Master Neue Musik” at the HfM Dresden

 15:15 h
“Microcosm and Macrocosm. Music-dramaturgical structures in Aribert Reimann’s “Die Gespenstersonate”.
Benedikt Stampfli (Dramaturg Saxon State Opera Dresden)

4:15 pm
“The Ghost Sonata”. Panel discussion on the work and the current new production
Yura Yang, Corinna Tetzel, Benedikt Stampfli
Moderation: Johann Casimir Eule

ca. 17:15 End of the symposium

Eine Kooperation der Semperoper Dresden und der Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden anlässlich der Neuproduktion von Aribert Reimanns “Die Gespenstersonate”. Im Rahmen der 31. Dresdner Tage der zeitgenössischen Musik / HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste