Das Lächeln der Sphinx II

Residenzgalerie Salzburg, Residenzplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Matinee Concert

Jerca Novak, ?, Agustín Castilla-Ávila, Johannes Kotschy, Siegfried Steinkogler, ?, Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger, ?, Anna Palontai (f.l.)

A musical and literary program to the exhibition
The Fascination of Egypt
The imaginary journey of Norbert Bittner (1786 – 1851)

Concept and Organization:
Mag.a Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger,
Coordinating board for Gender Equality and Gender Studies,
and Department I at the Mozarteum University Salzburg,
with the co-operation of the International Ekmelic Music Society.

  • Welcoming

    Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger

  • Matinee Concert

    Amr Okba (Egypt)

    from: Solo for Harp

    • Sabine Kraus – harp
  • Song of the harper 1

    These songs were declaimed by a harper at a feast:

    This song is preserved in papyri and graves of the New Kingdom of Egypt in several recensions

    • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger
  • Siegfried Steinkogler (Austria)

    Brief an Ingeborg Bachmann (Premiere)

    • Siegfried Steinkogler – guitar
    • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger – mezzo-soprano
  • Song of the harper 2

    From the grave of Neferotes

    • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger
  • Siegfried Steinkogler

    from: Mythen

    • Sabine Kraus – harp
  • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger (Austria)

    Kassandra Fragmente

    • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger – singing voice
    • Jerca Novak – flute
  • Song of the harper 3

    From an epigraph on a stele from the 10th anniversary of Kleopatra VII (around 40 B.C.)

    • Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger
  • Johannes Kotschy (Germany)

    An Ra

    • Sabine Kraus – harp
  • Agustín Castilla-Ávila (Spain)

    Dos Momentos Microtonales

    • Agustín Castilla-Ávila – guitar
  • Ece Pak (Turkey)

    The Man and the Snow on the Woods (Premiere)

    • Ensemble:
    • Anna Palontai – clarinet
    • violin
    • keyboard
    • singing voice

Chair: Gertraud Steinkogler-Wurzinger

Performers: Students, teachers, and graduates at the Mozarteum University Salzburg

Texts from: Fr. W. Freiherr von Bissing: “Altägyptische Lebensweisheit”
© 1955 by Artemis Verlag AG, Zurich, Switzerland