9th A•Devantgarde – Festival June 12 - 28 2007 www.adevantgarde.de
Thematically and spatially, the ninth A•Devantgarde Festival tackles the Munich landmark “Königsplatz.” As so many in Germany, the place has an ambivalent history. Planned by Louis I. as a representative square revitalizing antiquity, Königsplatz was exploited by the national-socialists as an impressive backdrop for their ostentatious staging of the dictatorship.
The 60x60 project was aske to creat a theme mix on the subject of oppression and totalitarianism. The following composers submitted works on that theme.