Shuttlebus von Hofgeismar nach Kassel
Für Freitag den 23.09 und Samstag den 24.09 steht Ihnen ein Shuttlebus zur Verfügung, der Sie nach den Konzerten von Hofgeismar (am Brunnen) bis zum Bahnhof Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe bringt. Abfahrtszeiten sind jeweils 21:30 und 23:00 Uhr.

Welcome to La Principessa 2016
Early Music Festival from May to September in Kassel and Hofgeismar


La Principessa

During the period between 1550 and 1630 Kassel was one of the important musical centres of Europe. Musicians from other European countries visited the city which was then the capital of Hesse-Kassel; the court orchestra of the landgraviate was regarded as one of the leading ensembles of the day. A unique collection of musical scores accrued during this period and has survived until the present day.

In order to bring this cultural treasure once more to the attention of a larger audience and provide a stage for performing the music in public in our area, the society cavata cassel and the Evangelical Akademy Hofgeismar have gotten together on a new project. They are presenting „La Principessa – An Early Music Festival“.

Welcome - “La Principessa” awaits you!

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kleine Prinzessin neu 6 – A Lute Maker Exhibits his Work, Musiksaal, Evangelische Tagungsstätte Hofgeismar, September 23rd, 4:00 – 7:00 PM

The lute maker Martin Hurttig from Leipzig will demonstrate a series of plucked instruments from the Renaissance and Baroque. ...

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Emma Kirkby 1 7 – Festive Ceremony – Opening Concert – “Lute Songs for Two Elisabeth’s”, Evangelische Tagungsstätte Hofgeismar, September 23rd, 7:00 PM

Who could represent the relationship between the courts in England and Kassel than Dame Emma Kirkby with her rich experience with the English repertoire and incomparable interpretation of the expressive poetry of Shakespeare’s times. ...

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kleine Prinzessin neu 10 – Lutes for Little People – A Concert for Children, Synodalsaal, Evangelische Tagungsstätte Hofgeismar, September 24rd, 2:00 – 5:00 PM

Which instrument is 4000 years old and is still played today? It has been found in Egyptian graves; kings had it played to put them to sleep; Shakespeare praised it; Schubert sang about it; but it had its place in everyday life, too: in barber shops it hung on the wall, waiting...

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