|Description ||Composition and concept for one performer and one pianist with cell phones, chat sounds, piano and electronics.|
Inspired by Fanny Mendelssohn's letters to her cousin Marianne
Commission ox&öl, Philip Bartels and Simone Keller
In the summer of 1822, the Berlin couple Abraham and Lea Mendelssohn went on an extended trip to Switzerland with their children Fanny (16), Felix (13), Rebecka (11) and Paul (9). Fanny constantly reports on the trip to her four years older.cousin Marianne.
In the piece "Fanny Funny Trip" I think about/imagine how Fanny Mendelssohn would communicate with her cousin as a travelling teenager in 2022
The mail coach becomes a digital post.
The sms turns into piano music
New song melody is improvised via touchscreen and posted on social media.
1.October 2022, Aux Losanges, Tschiertschen, 17h
2 October 2022, Amriswil, 17h
27 October 2022, Zurich, Aventin, 19h
Production: ox&öl (Philip Bartels and Simone Keller)