The project Linkage! is for students of all different kinds of schools and linked to the concert series “Musikfabrik in WDR” which exists since 2003. It is financed by the federal government in the context of the initiative “Exzellente Orchesterlandschaft Deutschland”.
Before each of the “Musikfabrik in WDR” concerts the musicians of Ensemble Musikfabrik visit different Cologne schools and conduct workshops together with the respective music teacher. The central point is a new piece being written specifically for the pupils. Each time, one of the composers being premiered in the concert will be commissioned to write a piece that is “spielBar”: playable. This piece is then being premiered by the pupils before the “Musikfabrik in WDR” concert.
Presentations of Linkage!:
10th May 2019 | Musikfabrik im WDR 70
Sander Germanus | Im Brettspiel (2019) premiered by pupils of Katharina-Henoth-Gesamtschule
17th February 2019| Musikfabrik im WDR 69 - Intermezzi
Ondřej Adámek | Frische Luft presented by pupils of Freie Schule Köln
27th October 2018 | Musikfabrik im WDR 68 - Dark Paradise
Justin Hoke | Contagion, Mutation Cloud (2018) presented by pupils of Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Zwirnerstraße
03rd October 2018 | Musikfabrik im WDR 67 - Sai ballare?
Mártion Illés | Büchermusik (2018) presented by pupils of Bertolt-Brecht-Gesamtschule in Bonn
17th June 2018 | Musikfabrik im WDR 66 - Pitch 43_Continuum
Helge Sten | Murmurations (2018) presented by pupils of Katharina-Henoth-Gesamtschule in Köln-Vingst
25th February 2018 | Musikfabrik im WDR 65 - Gegendarstellung:
Chiyoko Szlavnics | Challenge of Spirit is Broadening (2018) presented by pupils of Maximilian Kolbe Gymnasiums in Köln-Porz
Linkage! Bertolt-Brecht-Gesamtschule in Bonn, im September 2018
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Linkage! Freie Schule Köln and OGS of Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Steinbergerstraße, February 2019
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Linkage! Gemeinschaftsgrundschule Zwirnerstraße, Oktober 2018
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