The Molyvos International Music Festival 2018
This year marks the fourth edition of the Molyvos International Music Festival. Each year, around 20 young most talented artists from all over the world join forces and form unique ensembles featuring chamber music repertoire from baroque to new music. Among others, the festivals welcomes this year artists like Lars Vogt, Benedict Klöckner, Sebastian Manz, Maximilian Hornung, Sarah Christian and of course Danae and Kiveli Doerken, founders and artistic directors of the festival.
This year’s festival theme „Genesis“ continues the musical discussion of archetypical, mythological or religious formative terms of the European and Middle Eastern cultural history. The repertoire spans a range form Baroque and the Classical Period to new music. Highlights focus on works by Johann Sebastian Bach and by different composers of the 20th Century.
The sisters Danae and Kiveli Dörken are the festival’s Artistic Directors. They are supported by a Board of Advisors which includes Andreas Richter (chairman), sopranist Marlis Petersen, and pianist Lars Vogt, as well as Jochen Sandig, who is Artistic Director of Radialsystem V in Berlin and the managing Director of sasha waltz & guests.
Interview with Danae Doerken on BR Klassik, 6th of April 2018 (in German only).
Find out more about the festival.