Paulo de Assis will deliver a keynote speech at the Interdisciplinary Conference Music, Art, and Philosophy in Dialogue, May 20 to 21 at the Zentrum Paul Klee, in Bern, Switzerland. The other keynote speakers are Peter Kivy and Ulrich Mosch.The conference is organised by the Swiss National Fund (SNF) research project “Ontology of Musical Works and Analysis of Musical Practices”, directed at University of Bern, Institute for Philosophy, Division for Logic and Theoretical Philosophy.
In the first day, the relation between Philosophy and Music is introduced. The schedule includes keynotes by Peter Kivy (Rutgers University), Paulo de Assis (Orpheus Institute Ghent) and a Concert Lecture by Albert Frantz (Vienna). The second day focuses on Paul Klee’s works. The keynote by Ulrich Mosch (University of Geneva) will develop the relation between Pierre Boulez and Paul Klee. In addition, a concert chamber by the Ensemble Vertigo is planned, including adaptations of Boulez’s Works prepared by Students of Composition of the HKB.