Ein Tag für Aribert Reimann

DTzM auswärts Gespräch Discussion Musik 2022/23

A cooperation of the Semperoper Dresden and the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden on the occasion of the new production of Aribert Reimann’s “Die Gespenstersonate”. In the context of the 31st Dresden Contemporary Music Days / HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts.

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