Fr, 15/02/2019, 19:30 Uhr

Thomas Nicholson

plays Sabat, Beethoven, Nicholson, and Feldman

Composer and pianist Thomas Nicholson presents a program of piano works on an instrument tuned in Sabat II Just Intonation Well-Temperament:
Marc Sabat, Nocturne (1996)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109 (1820)
Thomas Nicholson, JUST (2019)
Morton Feldman, Palais de Mari (1986)

More on Thomas Nicholson:
Composer, born (1995) and raised in New Brunswick, Canada, based in Berlin since fall 2017.
Fascination for the artistic practices from several times and fields ranging from traditional music to Italian Renaissance painting to various experimental and interdisciplinary forms of the last fifty years.
Works since 2014 have primarily explored the expressive subtleties of just intonation and its perception in transforming musical contexts.
Interest in acoustic instruments and understanding/developing the practical intricacies of how music written in just intonation may be realised. Active keyboardist and string player (violin, viola).
Awards and honours include 1st prizes from the SOCAN Foundation (2017) for works MOTTE and ABOUT as well as the John Weinzweig Grand Prize (2017); DAAD Prize (2018) from the Universität der Künste Berlin; feature in CBC Music’s “30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30” (2018).

  • Bemerkungen zum Datum und Uhrzeit: Door at 7:30 pm, Concert from 8:00 pm
  • KM28
  • Karl-Marx Str. 28, Berlin