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crescendo – decrescendo. A (dynamic) journey through the history of keyboard instruments – crescendo

Matthias Heyde

Historical keyboard instruments are more versatile than almost any other instrument, and as "creative machines" they fulfill a wide variety of purposes.

Experience early music on historical instruments and follow the musical development of mechanics and sound:

Teachers and students of the Institute for Early Music at the UdK Berlin trace the path from the delicate clavichord to the hall-ready Viennese grand piano of 1800. Works by C. P. E. Bach, J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart as well as the Quintet op. 16 for Clavier and Winds by L. v. Beethoven will be performed.

The concert will take place in the Kammermusiksaal Friedenau, Isoldestr. 9, 12159 Berlin.

With: Prof. Lucas Blondeel, Prof. Avinoam Shalev / Clavichord, Harpsichord, Fortepiano / Students of the Institute for Early Music of the UdK Berlin

crescendo is open to everyone! Therefore, all concerts are free admission.
Free reservations are possible here.

The UdK Berlin is committed to helping people in need. This year, up to half of the festival's donations will go to "Aktion Deutschland Hilft" to benefit earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria.


Künstlerisches Betriebsbüro der Fakultät Musik