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Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Kassel, July 1997

      



************************************************************** International Mendelssohn Symposium Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 4-6 July 1997, Kassel, Germany
Organizer: Archiv Frau und Musik, Naumburger Str. 40, D-34127 Kassel, Germany Tel.:(0561) 89 00 061, Fax: (0561) 89 36 42 e-Mail: ArchivFrauMusik.Kassel@t-online.de
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Since 15 years there is an interest in culture of women and has been concentrated on the music of the 19. century and specially in the works of Fanny Hensel. Meanwhile are published most of her compositions, her works are in the sortiments at the international markets for classical music, from many people heard and played. The Archiv Frau und Musik Kassel dedicates the woman composer for this reason of the 150. day of the death of Fanny Hensel und Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy a symposium, which presents oppurtunity for the interested party in music to become acquainted with the life and works of Fanny Hensel and creates the possibility for communication to exchange experiences and knowledges with the discovery of women composers. Further is her life and the history of discovery exemplary for a great number of women composers which had found with their compositions the way into the concerts halls and for those who are these possibility stay closed. In the event of Fanny Hensels there are many investigations such as analysis, biographical portraits or papers to the question of gender. With a view at the contents of publications so far it is evident to analyses the new questions, to exchange new ways of reaction and to collect the results. Programme Guided tour Documenta X Friday, 4. July 1997, 5 p.a, meating point: dock 4, Untere Karlsstr. 4 Welcome and opening Friday, 4. July 1997, 7 p. a. Anthroposophisches Zentrum, Wilhelmshöher Allee 261 Concert 1 Friday, 4. July 1997, 8 p. a. Fanny Hensel Ouverture C-Cur, Fanny Hensel Hero und Leander Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Sinfonie Nr. 3 Ursula Fiedler, soprano RSO Kattowitz conductor Norbert Ternes Report 1 Saturday, 5. July 1997, 10 a. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy und Fanny Hensel - Ein Vergleich Christa Jost, München Report 2 Saturday, 5. July 1997, 11.30 a. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 Fanny Hensel als Klavierkomponistin Dr. Joachim Draheim, Karlsruhe Report 3 Saturday, 5. Julyi 1997, 15.00 p. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 Eine Komponistin ohne Publikum - Fanny Hensel zwischen privatem Leben und Öffentlichkeit Francoise Tillard, Paris Report 4 Saturday, 5. July 1997, 16.30 p. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 "Der Cantor mit den dicken Augenbrauen" - Elemente alter Musik in Fanny Hensels geistlichen Chorwerken Dr. Thomas Schmidt-Beste, Heidelberg Concert 2 Saturday, 5. July 1997, 20.00 p. m. Adventskirche Lasallestr. / Germaniastr. Fanny Hensel Hiob Fanny Hensel Lobgesang Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy 42. Psalm op. 42 Kasseler Bachchor RSO Kattowitz Ursula Fiedler, Sopran conductor Norbert Ternes Report 5 Sunday, 6. July 1997, 10.00 a. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 Fanny Hensels Sonntagsmusiken - Kompositionsort Leipziger Straße Dr. Beatrix Borchard, Berlin Report 6 Sunday, 6. July 1997, 11.30 a. m. conference room, internal, Goethestraße 2 Fanny Hensel in der Schule Cornelia Bartsch, Berlin guided tour to the water plays at Wilhelmshöhe Sunday, 6. July 1997, 14.30 p. m. Workshop concert Sunday, 6. July 1997, 16.00 p. m. Alfred Breith studies the quartett of Fanny Hensel Order form O I take part at the whole symposium (totale costs: 100,- DM / 70,- DM at reduced prices for students, pensioner and unemployed persons) O I order ___ tickets at the price of 30,- DM / 20,- DM for the concert 1 O I order ___ tickets at the price of 30,- DM / 20,- DM for the concert 2 O I order ___ tickets for Report 1 (Jost) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM I order ___ tickets for Report 2 (Draheim) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM. I order ___ tickets for Report 3 (Tillard) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM. I order ___ tickets for Report 4 (Schmidt-Beste) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM. I order ___ tickets for Report 5 (Borchard) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM. I order ___ tickets for Report 6 (Bartsch) at the price of 10,- / 7,- DM O I take part at the Workshop-concert (free entrance). O Please send me the programme (3,- DM / Germany, DM 6,00 Europe DM 10,00 outside Europe) _______________ _______________ date signature Please tell us name, number and expire date of your credit card (Visa/Master/Eurocard). Thank you. Because of the many visitors at the documenta X we recommend a punctuale reservation for the hotel.