Acoustic Kaleidoscope/Akustisches Kaleidoskop

You're invited to

Acoustic Kaleidoscope/Akustisches Kaleidoskop
on Monday, November 14, 2011, 17:00-22:00
An experiment in chamber music performance.

Organized by Ada Meinich (Faust Quartett, Cologne)
Dimitri Ashkenazy—Clarinet
Erik Hedin—Electronics
Ada Meinich—Viola
Kamila Nayslowska—Violin
Martin Roos—Alphorn
Stephanie Schlacht—Flutes
Helena Winkelmann—Violin

Everyone who enters Elaine will be surrounded by sound. The composer and sound designer Erik Hedin will create a "sonic background" and the instrumentalists will climb in and give the kaleidoscope different forms and colours. The participants will play compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach, Paul Hindemith, Bernard Cavanna, Peter Maxwell Davies and others, but throughout the evening, the kaleidoscope will be guided by Karlheinz Stockhausen's text pieces from "Aus den sieben Tagen / From the Seven Days" (1968).
For many years I have had the idea of creating a space of sound, a space through which people could walk in and out and where, upon entering, it would feel like merging with the music. This project emerged out of my desire to put our quartet into a shop window and let people go in and out during our long rehearsals and preparation for concerts.
- Ada Meinich, November, 2011
Elaine Mgk is the new venue at the courtyard of the Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel.

St. Alban-Rheinweg 64 
CH-4052 Basel