Percussion Ensemble opens 25. Europäische Kulturtage Karlsruhe 2021 · European Days of Culture

27. June 2022
Signet EKT 2021

Invitation to the digital festival opening

Lord Mayor Dr. Frank Mentrup and State Secretary Petra Olschowski invite you to the opening of the


Europe – a promise

on Sunday, 2 May 2021, 6 pm.

The opening can be experienced on the YouTube channel of the city of Karlsruhe under the following link:

Das Schlagzeugensemble der Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe

Dr. Frank Mentrup Lord Mayor of the City of Karlsruhe
Petra Olschowski MdL State Secretary in the Ministry of Research, Science and the Arts Baden-Württemberg

„Kultureller Wandel und menschliche Mobilität: Zukunftsvision und Realität für unser europäisches Haus“
"Cultural Change and Human Mobility: Future Vision and Reality for our European Home"
Leoluca Orlando Mayor of the City of Palermo

Introduction to the programme
Dr. Susanne Asche Director of the Cultural Office of the City of Karlsruhe
Sonja Walter Head dramaturge of the Badisches Staatstheater

Opening Concert
Iannis Xenakis
"Persephassa" (1969) for six percussionists

Percussion Ensemble der Hochschule für Musik
Rie Hotta · Leonie Klein · Hirono Tago · Michihiro Yoshida · Nico Wolbert · Isao Nakamura
Direction Prof. Isao Nakamura

Gunnar Schmidt Badisches Staatstheater