Sun, 15 sept 2019, 19 hRefugee I - Emigration
One look at the last 100 years of German history is enough to show that Germany, too, has been at various times a country from which people fled, fearing for their lives and freedom. The first part of the concert trilogy is dedicated to these people – composers and musicians who fled from Nazi Germany or the German Democratic Republic.
Sun, 26 jan 2020, 19 hRefugee II - Immigration
Germany is a destination for many refuges – but not only those escaping currently known conflict areas and not only since 2015. In Refugee II, musicians who fled not only the Arabian peninsula or North Africa, but also Croatia and Russia, among other places, will perform.
Fri, 15 may 2020, 19 hRefugee III - Settling Down
What happens after refugees arrive in a country? How do people go about settling in their “new home”? And how are these experiences inscribed in the lives of emigrants? Are they passed down through the generations? In Refugee III, musicians from Germany and abroad, whose parents or grandparents left their home countries, talk about the time after arrival, about expectations, hopes and disappointments.