Music & Poetry 1

28 July 2024 – 7.30 p.m.

Performances & Tickets

Landkarte eines Verbrechens

For several years now, the Bregenzer Festspiele have been working together with Michael Köhlmeier, »the master of storytelling«, and award-winning composer Marcus Nigsch. Both live in Vorarlberg. After Der Liebhaber bald nach dem Frühstück and Ein Vorbild für die Tiere, Köhlmeier’s third volume of poems Im Lande Uz will be published 2024 by the Carl Hanser Verlag in Munich. Marcus Nigsch will compose a range for a chamber music ensemble, two soloists and a narrator for a series titled Landkarte eines Verbrechens. Michael Köhlmeier will narrate the premiere. 

Narrator Michael Köhlmeier
Mezzosoprano Corinna Scheurle
Baritone Maximilian Krummen 

Marcus Nigsch Landkarte eines Verbrechens Series of songs based on poems by Michael Köhlmeier for mezzo soprano, baritone, narrator, clarinet, string trio and double bass – World Premiere

DURATION approx. 70 minutes (no intermission)
In German language 

Commissioned by the Bregenzer Festspiele