Concert | 2/25, 8:00 PM | School of the MFA Boston
New Music From Germany: Thomas Lehn/Marcus Schmickler/Howard Stelzer
Marcus Schmickler and Thomas Lehn first worked together as members of the storied electro-acoustic ensemble, Music In Movement Electronic Orchestra (aka MIMEO) in Cologne almost twenty years ago. Since then, they have collaborated extensively, touring in Europe, the USA and Japan. They released several highly-acclaimed recordings on labels. Their debut release, BART, on Erstwhile, is one of the high-water marks of contemporary synthesizer music. This is their second duo performance with Non-Event.
Tickets: $15 / $10 Students
March 9th marks the seventh anniversary of the world’s second worst nuclear disaster in Fukushima. Acclaimed filmmaker and expert on Japan, Doris Dörrie, will be screening her film Fukushima, Mon Amour on Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 pm at Wasserman Cinematheque, Brandeis University. A discussion will follow.
Famous music critic Georg‘s bourgeois life gets completely out of hand when he loses his job and conceals the fact from his wife. Instead, he secretly begins a revenge resulting in a tragicomic midlife meltdown. The directing debut of Austrian stage and screen comedian Josef Hader. Sunday, March 4, 11:00 am at the Coolidge.
Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55
The first exhibition of its kind, "Inventur" examines the highly charged artistic landscape in Germany from the mid-1940s to mid-1950s, at a time when Germans were forced to acknowledge and reckon with the atrocities of World War II and the Holocaust, the country's defeat and occupation by the Allies, and the ideological ramifications of the fledgling Cold War. Runs until June 6 at Harvard Art Museums.