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Ndr Bigband / Tomasz Stańko / Geir Lysne at Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

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Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Platz Der Deutschen Einheit 4
Hamburg
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+49 40 357 666 0

When

Sat, November 24, 2018
20:00

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For Wolf Kerschek, travelling around Poland for the first time was a peculiar feeling: »My grandmother was a Polish translator, my father was born in Pomerania. I don’t speak the language myself and yet I felt a close bond with the country.« This encounter with Polish folk culture put in motion a special chain of associations: »Vladislav Sendecki is my favourite pianist and I discovered certain musical parallels. So I composed a piano concerto for him and the NDR Big Band. Together we named it ›My Polish Heart‹.« The name of Kerschek’s work is now taken as the title for a whole series of concerts beginning in November that focuses on Poland as a musical nation....

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Maxim Micheliov uploaded this event on June 15, 2018