Silence and listening ...

With Michael von Brück to the roots of experiencing music through intensification of the mind - lecture, meditation, music and exchange with the audience.


Thursday | 11/30/2023
7:30 pm Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
22 | 12 €

About the Concert

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We all know that not all listening is the same. How quickly our thoughts are elsewhere, although we actually wanted to follow the music in a concentrated way. And even when we do concentrate, it means something different for everyone, depending on where one's attention is particularly focused: the musical theme, timbres, individual instruments, and so on. Michael von Brück is a theologian, but as a Zen teacher he also has a lot of experience with Far Eastern religions. And as a former Crucian and music connoisseur, he combines both in a congenial way: listening to music with the movement of the spirit. In this event, he invites us to approach Bach's "Musical Offering" through meditation, repeated listening and reflection, and opens up new ways of perceiving music.


Johann Sebastian Bach
aus „Das Musikalische Opfer“
Triosonate (Satz 1 und 2: Largo, Allegro)


Michael von Brück
Vortrag und Meditationsanleitung
Kathrin Bäz
Alexander Teichmann
Ulf Prelle
Andreas Hecker


Kathrin Bäz

Solo flutist

Kathrin Bäz was born in Sankt Pölten, Austria, and received her first flute lessons at the age of seven. After her junior studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Prof. Barbara Gisler-Haase, she completed her studies with Prof. Renate Greiss-Armin and Matthias Allin in Karlsruhe and Prof. Michael M. Kofler at the Salzburg Mozarteum.

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Alexander Teichmann

Alexander Teichmann attended the Special School of Music in Dresden (I. Brinkmann), studied in Dresden (H. Rudolf) and Berlin (S. Picard), was a scholarship holder at the Bayreuth Festival in 1990, went to the Wiesbaden State Theater in 1995, and has been a member of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra since 1996. He is active in various Dresden chamber ensembles and orchestras (Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Dresden String Quintet, Dresden Symphony Orchestra).

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Ulf Prelle


lf Prelle began his cello studies in the USA with the La Salle Quartet and Zara Nelsova. Further studies took him to Basel with Thomas Demenga and to Cologne with Boris Pergamenschikow. Subsequently, he was a scholarship holder of the Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Several times he was first prize winner of university competitions and performed as a soloist with such renowned orchestras as the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and the Basel Symphony Orchestra.

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Andreas Hecker

Andreas Hecker received his first musical education at the Robert Schumann Conservatory in Zwickau. This was followed by studies at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden in music education piano with Prof. Gunnar Nauck and harpsichord with Prof. Ludger Rémy as well as chamber music with Prof. Peter Bruns. Subsequently, he completed postgraduate studies in piano with concert examination with Prof. Peter Rösel. He received further impulses at master and chamber music courses with Amadeus Webersinke, Daniel Hope, Jacques Rouvier, Sebastian Knauer and Andrew Ball.

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