The “Arnold Schönberg – The Musical Idea” exhibition will reopen for visitors on 27 August, and the isa-concert on that day will take place. The damage in the library and the foyer due to water from extinguishing the fire on the Palais Fanto roof on 12 August will be repaired in the course of the coming weeks. The library, with its collection of approx. 5,000 volumes, will remain inaccessible until further notice.
Daniel Barenboim and his Staatskapelle open the Musikfest Berlin by underscoring their commitment to Arnold Schönberg’s music. Schönberg’s oeuvre unfolds in a series of 15 concerts all interwoven with pieces by Mahler and Beethoven.
A new volume of the Critical Edition of Schönberg’s Compositions, Series B (edited by Ulrich Krämer), contains documents and sketches concerning Schönberg's Serenade op. 24.
Jack Boss takes a unique approach to analyzing Arnold Schoenberg's twelve-tone music, adapting the composer's notion of a 'musical idea' - problem, elaboration, solution - as a framework and focusing on the large-scale coherence of the whole piece.