The results of intensive chamber rehearsal work with various teachers go on regular display in special public concerts given by the scholars. All concert programmes are prepared as a group exercise in the dramaturgy workshops. Scholars also research the appropriate instruments for the works to be performed and compare existing editions. Concert presentation and introduction is also handled by the scholars themselves.
13.10.2019 Poolhaus Concert in Hamburg
It has already become a nice tradition: the annual concert in the Poolhaus – Blankenese for friends and funders of the Balthasar Neumann Academy. The scholars give insights into their work and get the chance to perform in a concert situation and try out concert moderations in the unique atmosphere of the Poolhaus surrounded by contemporary art.
13.10.2019 Workshop Concert in the UKE (Hamburg)
A productive and valuable exchange between the Balthasar Neumann Academy and the Eppendorf University Clinic (UKE) started last season. Jointly organized with KinderPaCT and the psychatric department of the clinic, the scholars played the first of several workshop concerts in October 2019 for the young patients.
13.02.2020 Workshop Concert in Athens
Skaramagas in Greece is not only a refugee camp, but a symbolic place – and full of musical energy. The former scholars had the opportunity to play a concert in this and other cultural institutions in Athens. In February 2020 the current generation of scholars took a step into their shoes and played workshop concerts with double bass player Davide Vittone in the centers of El Sistema Greece.
24.08.2020 Workshop Concert in the children and youth psychiatric clinic “Marzipanfabrik”
In spring 2020, a new children and youth psychiatric clinic was inaugurated in Hamburg in the so-called “Marzipanfabrik”. The scholars and Pablo de Pedro finished their first workshop after the Lockdown with a concert around Mozart’s string quintets for the patients.
27.09.2020 Concert in Lübeck
Due to the Pandemic, the workshop with Anna Melkonyan and Hans Schnoor on early baroque music had to be postponed to September. The scholarship holders were working on works by Brescianello, Marini and Gabrieli and presented the results of the workshop as part of the “Samstagsmusiken” in St. Katharinen, Lübeck.