EUROMicroFest 2019

EUROMicroFest 2019 (Artistic Director, Donald Bousted)
EUROMicroFest  is a collaboration between Microtonal Projects and un-sound e.V. in Freiburg, Germany.
Dates: 24th-25th May, 2019 at the Elisabeth-Schneider-Stiftung and Museum für Stadtgeschichte, Wenztinger Haus.
The concerts will feature, among others, guitarist Michael Kudirka (USA), sponsored by the Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg; keyboard player, Johannes Keller (Basel, CH) and duo Contour (microtonal trumpets and malletKat).
Speakers will include the composer, Matthias S. Krüger (Lörrach, DE) with guitarist, Stephan Schmidt (Basel); trumpeter, Stephen Altoft (Freiburg, DE); recorder player Kathryn Bennetts (co-author of The Quarter-Tone Recorder Manual) (GB) and, from the Finnish Microtonal Society, composer Juhani Topias Vesikkala.
A full programme will be released nearer the time.
Funded by
Sparkasse Freiburg
Stadt Freiburg
Musik Gillhaus
Venue Partners
Wentzinger Haus, Museum für Stadtgeschichte


International Partners

miCROfest (Zagreb) 

Internationale Gesellschaft für Ekmelische Musik (Salzburg)

‘Mikrotöne: Small is beautiful’ 

ZM4 (Zentrum für Multimedia und Mikrotonalität Musik, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg)

Finnish Microtonal Society (Helsinki) 

Sydney MicroFest (Australia)

KL-EX Ensemble (Belgium) 

“Polyphonic Performance Spaces” Conference

February 27th, 2019, Brussels conservatory. A Microtonal Day (Lectures, Worshops)

Lectures, workshops and an evening concert with international microtonal experts such as Philipp Gerschlauer (saxophone), Nora-Louise Müller (Bohlen-Pierce clarinet), Anne Davids (flute), Melle Weijters (41-edo guitar), Donald Bousted (composer, quarter-tone guitar), Kathryn Bennetts (recorder), Christian Klinkenberg (composer and pianist), and Juhani Vesikkala (composer). This microtonal day is the first part of a 5 day conference called Polyphonic Performance Spaces. Partners: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, EuroMicroFest

Sound Plasma Tallin and Berlin


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