In the evenings and the following weekend, there is a wide range of concerts in the context of the Month of Contemporary Music. Two major festivals give insights into the Berlin music scene:

  • BAM! Berlin Festival for Contemporary Music Theater 26.9-29.9.2019
  • KONTAKTE '19. Biennale for Electroacoustic Music and Sound Art 25.-29.9.2019

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Monat der zeitgenössischen Musik

The Month of Contemporary Music presents the many facets of Berlin's contemporary music scene and invites you to discover current works by Berlin ensembles, artists and composers – in established concert halls and opera houses as well as independent venues.
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BAM! Berliner Festival für aktuelles Musiktheater 26.9–29.9.2019

The festival of Berlin’s independent music theatre scene is entering its second year. Once again, BAM! is four days full of different perspectives on the new music theatre of our time. The 2019 festival will be anchored in the Berlin Volksbühne. Acker Stadt Palast and Ballhaus Ost complement the festival space as satellites.
With: Björnsson/Marx, Derossi & Celestino, Hauen und Stechen, Johannes Kreidler, Novoflot, DieOrdnungDerDinge, Opera Lab Berlin, Sirje Viise u.a
26.9.2019, 7.30 pm Opening BAM!
Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Acker Stadt Palast und Ballhaus Ost
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KONTAKTE '19. Biennale für Elektroakustische Musik und Klangkunst 25.–29.9.2019

For five days, the building on Hanseatenweg will open its doors to become an experimental laboratory for music and a meeting place for artists, professionals, music lovers, and music fans. KONTAKTE '19 explores the possibilities of the performative elements in electro-acoustic music and focuses on new productions characterised by their search for new forms of communication and participation. A wide range of concerts, sound installations, performances, artist talks, and films, featuring numerous premières and first performances, will allow the audience to experience a lively, experimental music scene and talk to the artists at the Akademie der Künste. KONTAKTE '19 will mark the end of this year's month of contemporary music in Berlin.
With: Feedback Studio & Ensemble Garage, Kammerensemble Neue Musik, ensemble mosaik, Turntablisten-Marathon T.I.T.O.
25.9.2019, 5.30 pm Opening KONTAKTE | 7pm Lange Feedbacknacht
Akademie der Künste am Hanseatenweg
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