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Events 03 | 2014

Tues, March 25, 2014
Memorial Concert Reinhold Weber (1927−2013)

Moderation: Ludger Brümmer, ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics
Ensembles are playing with teachers of the Badische KONServatorium (KONS) and of the Deutsche Tonkünstlerverband (DTKV)

Atrium at the Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, 7.30 p.m.,
admission free [Donations are requested]

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For the first anniversary of the death of Reinhold Weber, the Badische KONServatorium, the Tonkünstlerverband Baden-Württemberg e.V., and the ZKM in collaboration with the Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe are co-organizing a memorial concert. Chamber music, ensemble works as well as computer music by the important German composer of ensembles with KONS teachers as well as members of the Tonkünstlerverbands Baden-Württemberg e.V., region Karlsruhe, will be performed. The evening event will be moderated by Ludger Brümmer, director of the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics, who will also be holding short interviews with companions of Weber.

Reinhold Weber
died at the age of 86 on March 25, 2013, in Karlsruhe. The composer, born in Gießen, in 1927, was a firmly established figure in the musical landscape of Germany. He graduated in his musical studies at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf. Further studies were to follow, among other things, under Olivier Messiaen and Wolfgang Fortner. Reinhold Weber taught music theory, composition and piano at the Badische KONServatorium Karlsruhe for almost thirty years. In his compositions, Reinhold Weber focused on twelve-tone music. He became increasingly fascinated in the field of computer music since the 1970s. He produced numerous works at the Studio for Electronic Music at the University of Karlsruhe. At the same time, he was member of the Tonkünstlerverbandes Baden-Württemberg e.V., region Karlsruhe.

Alongside his works for electronic music, over 200 pieces distinguish Weber's artistic works. His pieces for organ and piano are performed throughout the world; his electronic music is also known in the USA. His symphonic work has met with enthusiasm on the international scene.

An Event by KONS, DTKV and ZKM in Cooperation with the Municipal Gallery Karlsruhe

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