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ACHT BRÜCKEN 2015

ACHT BRÜCKEN 2015

EIGHT BRIDGES | Music for Cologne 2015 takes "Music.Politics?" as its theme, asking whether and to what extent new music has a political stance or is even itself a political act. Works by composers such as Louis Andriessen offer ample material for this lively controversy.

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The Festival

The Festival

EIGHT BRIDGES | Music for Cologne has taken place at the beginning of May every year since 2011 with contemporary music at the heart of its programme. Each year it focuses on a different theme, inviting festival-goers to explore the music of our age and thrilling them with new sounds that they might not otherwise experience.

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The Festival 2015

EIGHT BRIDGES | Music for Cologne – this is the name of Cologne's festival of contemporary music, which takes place for the fifth time from 30 April to 10 May 2015. Music and politics: is a relationship between them right, essential or even possible? Forget political disenchantment: audiences can expect a fascinating debate.