Music is Like a Lost Love

ESMUC

Music was a constant presence throughout Paul Klee's life. His mother, a Swiss singer, and his father, a German musician, introduced him to the world of music as a young boy: he began learning to play the violin at seven years of age and continued playing throughout his life. This practice had a considerable influence on his main activity - painting. In both his painting and his theoretical notes and works, we find references to tonality, rhythm, repetition, variation, accent, texture and harmony.

Based on this link between painting and music, students from the ESMUC conservatoire will perform several musical pieces written by composers contemporaneous with Klee, and they will do so in the Paul Klee and the Secrets of Nature exhibition rooms to establish a dialogue between pictorial creation and musicality.

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Type

Performances of music written by composers contemporaneous with Paul Klee

Duration

35 minutes

Place

Temporary Exhibition Rooms

Dates

4 February 2023, 11 am and 12.30 pm

Price

Free entrance with the general ticket 

Reservations

Online tickets