On June 10,2012, the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson will stage his multi-hour performance An die Musikto inaugurate the renovated home of the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst in Zurich.
The performance will take place as part of Löwenbräukunst preview, during which the entire building will be open to the public for the first time. Accompanied by eight pianists, the tenor Kristján Jóhansson, a group of Icelandic opera singers, and Kjartansson himself will perform Schubert’s song An die Musik(1817) in excessive repetition.
The official inauguration will be held on August 31, 2012, with Ragnar Kjartansson’s first solo show in Switzerland.
Sunday, 10 June, 11–5 pm
Löwenbräukunst preview: 11–17 June 2012
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst
Limmatstrasse 270, CH-8005 Zürich
Tram 4, 13 and 17 to tram stop Dammweg
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