Event Alpenstadt Chur

Literary criticism


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Hotel orchestra at bobsleigh runs and other scenarios.
Literary impressions and cultural-historical backgrounds.


30.05.2022 at 18:00 o'clock
Price Admission is free, registration is requested.
Ort Graubünden Cantonal Library

In 2022, the focus of the "Literary Science" series will be on music. With a close connection to Graubünden, the theme is brought to life in various facets: Authors from Matilde Serao to Friedrich Dürrenmatt bring the salon orchestras to the fictitious stage of the Engadine grand hotels and tell what they were able to observe themselves and are now being researched. The sound revolution that the gramophone triggered in sanatoriums and health resorts can be discovered with Thomas Mann's Zauberberg protagonist Hans Castorp. And finally, the story of an exemplary musical life shows how Rhaeto-Romanic singing culture and avant-garde come together.
The first event in this series is entitled: Hotel Orchestra at Bobbahnen and other scenarios. Literary impressions and cultural-historical backgrounds are shown. Composed by Dr. Mathias Gredig, musicologist and performed by Felicitas Heyerick, actress and Nikolaus Schmid, actor.

The series of events is curated and organised by the Cantonal Library and the Institute for Cultural Research Graubünden ikg.


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