7/30/2011

Crossing the Alps...

In the next days I have the opportunity to spend a lot of time with the adorable kids and their carers of the Caritas Children´s Village of Irschenberg crossing the Alps from north to south...

7/29/2011

Suburban neighbourhood, Munich

I haven't blogged any photos in a while so I thought it would be time to start again with this one, taken yesterday in a suburban neighbourhood of Munich...

7/17/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 10



Last performance in Kreuth for 2011: Friedrich von Thun reading from the novel "1900: The Pianist on the Ocean", written by italian author Alessandro Barrico, accompanied by Max Neissendorfer at the piano, Karsten Gnettner at the contrabass and Stephan Eppinger playing drums.

Thanks to Helge Augstein, the organisation team and all the artists! I am looking forward to see you next year in Wildbad Kreuth...

7/14/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 8




This evening a quite numerous group of inspiring young artists (Kirill Troussov at the violine, Julian Riem at the piano, Paolo Taballione, flute, Giorgi Gvantseladze, oboe, Andreas Schablas, clarinet,Johannes Dengler, horn and Holger Schinköthe with the bassoon pipe are performing works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Igor Strawinsky, August Klughardt and Francis Poulenc. Listen the recording of the concert on Bayerischer Rundfunk, Festspielzeit, 01-08-2011: http://www.br-online.de/content/cms/Universalseite/2008/06/19/cumulus/BR-online-Publikation-ab-10-2010--185990-20110620152801.pdf

7/13/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 7





Tonight: second performance by Mandelring Quartett, together with Pablo Taballione, playing the flute, Giorgi Gvantseladze, oboe, Andreas Schablas, clarionet, Johannes Dengler, horn, Holger Schinköthe, bassoon, and Alexandra Hengstenbeck at the contrabass. They play works by Luise Farrenc, Leos Janácek and Louis Spohr.

7/12/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 6




Tonight the Mandelring Quartett is performing works written by Franz Schubert and George Onslow...

7/10/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 5




The program for today: Sergej Dogadin at the violine and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Hudson performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn...

7/09/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 4





This night the Asasello Quartett performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leos Janácek and, once more, Ludwig van Beethoven...

7/08/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 3





This night Keiko Hattori at the piano, Alexandra Hengstebeck playing contrabass and the Asasello Quartett, together with Christian Cluxen (live electronic music) performed works by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Kaija Saariaho and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: pure pleasure!

7/07/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Day 2





Today the Altenberg Trio from Vienna, together with baritone singer Wolfgang Holzmair are playing scotch, welsh and irish songs arranged by Ludwig van Beethoven...

7/06/2011

22th edition of the Oleg Kagan International Music Festival, Kreuth Fest





Some pictures of the opening day of the Oleg Kagan Internazional Music Festival in Wildbach Kreuth, Germany. Conductor Frieder Obstfeld, Martin Stadtfeld at the piano and the Amadé philharmonic chamber orchestra are playing Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven. More information on www.musikfest-kreuth.de and on this site in the next days...

7/02/2011

24th edition of the Garmin Alpen Triathlon in Schliersee






Some pictures of the 24th edition of the Garmin Alpen Triathlon in Schliersee (02-07-2011). For more information see: http://www.garmin-alpen-triathlon.de/

7/01/2011

Almerer Alois, Ursprung Valley, near Bayrischzell


Almerer Alois invited me yesterday for an evening meal at his house in the Bavarian Alps after taking some pictures. He integrated himself in the specific circumstances of living in the alpine region after only a few years and he has a lot of interesting stories to tell, about personal things, about his work in the woods and with the animals, the new friendships he made...