BMW Welt Jazz Award 2018’s finalists.

Posted on 27. Apr, 2018 by in BMW Canada

Munich. At a tallness of celebrating 10 years of BMW
Welt Jazz Award, dual bands will contest opposite any other during BMW
Welt’s auditorium: LBT and BartolomeyBittmann on-going strings
vienna have been selected for a culmination on Jun 9. This year’s thesis is
“Jazz moves”. After their performances, a prestigious jury of BMW
Welt Jazz Award picks a winning ensemble, that will be awarded with
10,000 Euro as good as with a esteem designed by BMW Design. The
runner-up will accept a esteem income of 5,000 Euro.


During 6 cost-free matinees, that took place between Feb and
April, chairs were pushed aside and while a assembly danced during BMW
Welt’s double-coned structure, it also voted for their possess favorite.
The leader of a assembly award, donated by Schloss Elmau, will also
be announced during a culmination and will be invited to perform during the
Superior Hotel


The finalists will deliver themselves shortly on a amicable media
channels of BMW Welt and BMW Group Cultural Engagement:




Together with bassist Maximilian Hirning and drummer Sebastian
Wolfgruber, pianist Leo Betzl frequently performs as a rhythmic group
famous as LBT. The musicians also come together as partial of Vincent
Eberle Quintett as good as Jazzrausch Bigband, that recently received
an invitation to perform during a Lincoln Center, New York. They started
their contingent 3 years ago, while study during a University of Music
and Theatre Munich. LBT has constructed song that surprises its
audiences with play and fad alike. The contingent likes to
examination and has won several awards including Steinway’s young
talent award, Kurt Maas Award and Hansjörg Henzler Jazz Award. With
their new programme featuring a multiple of techno and jazz, the
3 immature musicians go ideal with a thesis “Jazz moves” of BMW
Welt Jazz Award 2018.


BartolomeyBittmann on-going strings vienna

With their extensive stone fusion, these dual immature musicians, cellist
Matthias Bartolomey and violinist Klemens Bittmann, will demonstrate
how to mix and serve rise normal Austrian fibre music
and jazz improvisation. Hailing from a Austrian city of Graz,
Bittmann complicated exemplary violin as good as jazz violin with Didier
Lockwood and done his name as a artistic mind peaceful to transcend
borders as owner of a ensembles Beefólk und Folksmilch.
Viennese-born Bartolomey – generally famous for his exemplary work
including as solo cellist of Concentus Musicus – is also a fierce
suitor of John McLaughlin and a Mahavishnu Orchestra. At BMW Welt,
a twin BartolomeyBittmann will showcase a superb and
on-going skills as fibre players.



The eminent row of jurors includes eminent jazz experts and
specialists of a jazz scene, who will select a leader of a BMW
Welt Jazz Award 2018. Led by Oliver Hochkeppel (journalist for music
and informative affairs during a German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung), the
jury includes a following members: Andreas Kolb (editor-in-chief of
a magazines JazzZeitung and neue musikzeitung), Roland Spiegel
(editor during a song table and jazz consultant during a German broadcasting
hire Bayerischer Rundfunk BR‑KLASSIK), Heike Lies (musicologist,
Music and Music Theatre Division of a Department of Cultural Affairs
of a state collateral Munich) and Christiane Böhnke-Geisse (Artistic
Director of a general jazz festival Bingen swingt).


As seen during a Sunday matinees, a final unison will be hosted
by Beate Sampson (editor during German broadcasting hire BR-KLASSIK).
Dr Nicolas Peter, Member of a Board of Management of BMW AG, will
benefaction a winners with a custom-made esteem designed by BMW,
alongside Dr Hans-Georg Küppers, conduct of a Department of Arts and
Culture of a state collateral Munich.


The final unison followed by an endowment rite will take place on
Jun 9 during 7 PM during a auditorium of BMW Welt. Tickets are available
by München Ticket or during BMW Welt.


This book of a BMW Welt Jazz Award will once again suffer the
inexhaustible support of BR-KLASSIK, nmz, nmz-online and as
good as review Schloss Elmau and a Department of Cultural Affairs of
a city of Munich.


For serve questions greatfully contact:

Prof Dr Thomas Girst
BMW Group Corporate and
Governmental Affairs
Cultural Engagement
Telephone: +49-89-382-247-53

Leonie Laskowski

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-45382


Micaela Sandstede

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Spokesperson BMW Welt

Telephone: +49-89-382-61611



About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment

For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has initiated
and intent in over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The company
places a categorical concentration of a long-term joining on contemporary and
complicated art, exemplary song and jazz as good as pattern and
design. In 1972, 3 large-scale paintings were combined by the
artist Gerhard Richter privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s
Munich headquarters. Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff
Koons, Daniel Barenboim, Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have
co-operated with BMW. In 2016 and 2017, womanlike artist Cao Fei from
China and American John Baldessari combined a subsequent dual vehicles for
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Live, a BMW Art Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin,
Munich and London, a association also partners with heading museums and
art fairs as good as orchestras and show houses around a world. The
BMW Group takes extensive artistic leisure in all a cultural
activities – as this beginning is as essential for producing
groundbreaking artistic work as it is for vital innovations in a
successful business.


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