Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
7 – 9 May
Sound Parcours

Memories in Music Outdoor Parcours Trail

7 May 4 – 10 pm

8 / 9 May 11 am – 10 pm

€ 13/7

Slots of 2 hours are available every half hour

Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg © Erik-Jan Ouwerkerk
7 May – 7 Aug
Audio Tour

Memories in Music Outdoor Audio Walks

Free download to your own smartphone

Please find below the Akademie der Künste's digital offers.

Grafics: NODE



Memories in Music What Does Freedom Sound Like? Curating Diversity, Part 2

Digital Symposium

Please register until 2 May: here

In English

Live stream 6 + 7 May, 11 am – 6 pm

Cobourg Nets, Research Trip. Photo: Kirsten Reese


Opening Concert

Memories in Music Leichhardt in Australien

Festival opening and live streaming of the concert Leichhardt in Australien with works by Kirsten Reese and Erkki Veltheim and the Ensemble Adapter on the Internet

Online from 6 May 2021, 8 pm

Maja S.K. Ratkje & Katarina Barruk © Sofie Verstad



Memories in Music Avant Joik

Premiere of the film version Avant Joik by and with Maja S. K. Ratkje, Katarina Barruk, Matti Aikio

Online from 7 May 2021, 8 pm

Três Sóis, Plástica Sonora von Walter Smetak (1969, Replica 2017), Foto: Albrecht Hotz



Memories in Music Brazil – Europe

First broadcast of the film productions Anestesia by Walter Smetak, a film score by Marco Scarassatti

With Dialoge world premiere of the new version on Smetak instruments by Thomas Kessler, with Ensemble Modern and Silvia Ocougne

Online from 8 May 2021, 8 pm

ECOEIN, photo: Gilmar Gonzales



Memories in Music Naturvölker

First broadcast of the film production Naturvölker by Carlos Gutierrez, with ECOEIN, Ute Wassermann, Sabine Vogel

Online from 9 May 2021, 7 pm

8 pm: Meet the artists on Zoom
Registration: musik@adk.de

Annett Gröschner. Photo: Susanne Schleyer


Award Ceremony

Berlin Art Prize – Jubilee Endowment 1848/1948

Video on demand

Award ceremony for Annett Gröschner, Sajan Mani, HARQUITECTES, Petra Strahovnik, Lea Schneider, Gina Haller and Susann Maria Hempel, presented by Jeanine Meerapfel, Michael Müller

In German and English

Subharchord. Photo © Kai Bienert


Virtual Exhibition

Music, Makers & Machines

A digital exhibition on the history of the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Akademie der Künste

Recording of the non-public concert on 13 May 2020 as part of "Labor Beethoven 2020" at the Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz, Black Box, with Ensemble Adapter, Uli Fussenegger, Anda Kryeziu, Chris Moy. Photo: Mutesouvenir-kb © Kai Bienert


Virtual Festival & Virtual Exhibition

Labor Beethoven 2020

With Ensemble Adapter, Novoflot, Werner Cee, Uli Fussenegger, Alice Belugou, Zoé Pouri, et al.

Georg Katzer, workshop of electroacoustic music, Kontakte I, 1980, Konrad-Wolf-Saal, East German Academy of Arts © Akademie der Künste, Photo: Christian Kraushaar


Online Presentation

Video presentation in honour of Georg Katzer, founder of the Studio for Electroacoustic Music

The Akademie der Künste remembers composer Georg Katzer (1935–2019) with a series of videos released on its YouTube channel. Katzer was one of the pioneers of electroacoustic music in the GDR and founded the Studio for Electroacoustic Music at the Academy of the Arts in 1980.