35th Music & Brain, 5 December 2016

On Monday, 5th December 2016 at 6:00 pm, the DZNE presented the 35th installment of our Music & Brain series at the LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn (Colmantstr. 14 - 16, 53115 Bonn).

The event started with a talk by Prof. Carsten Finke, entitled Music and Memory. The lecture was followed by a repertoire for violin and piano with Fedor Rudin and Florian Noack with works from Tchaikovsky, Bach, Ravel among others.


Prof. Dr. Carsten Finke is Assistant Professor in Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience at
the Department of Neurology of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Berlin
School of Mind and Brain. He studies patients with diseases affecting the medial temporal
lobes using behavioral testing and structural and functional MRI.

For his CD recording of his own piano transcriptions and paraphrases of orchestral works,
the young Belgian pianist Florian Noack was named "Emerging Artist of the Year, piano" by
ECHO Klassik, a prestigious award, which confirms the unique talent of this exceptional
musician. Florian Noack has won numerous prizes at national and international
competitions, and received various grants and scholarships from Spes, the Fondation
Banque Populaire and from the Mozart Gesellschaft. www.floriannoack.com

First Prize winner of most important international violin competitions such as Henri
Marteau, Rodolfo Lipizer and Aram Khachaturian, the French-Russian violinist Fedor Rudin
is quickly establishing himself as one of the most exciting soloists of today‘s generation.