June 4, 2012 - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst - Ragnar Kjartansson: An die Musik
June 4, 2012

Ragnar Kjartansson: An die Musik

Ragnar Kjartansson 
An die Musik

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

T +41 44 277 20 50
F +41 44 277 62 86
info [​at​] migrosmuseum.ch


On 10 June, the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson will stage his multi-hour performance An die Musik to 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 31 August 2012, with Ragnar Kjartansson’s first solo show in Switzerland.

Löwenbräukunst preview: 11–17 June 2012
Hours: Mon, 10–6pm; Tue–Fri, 12–6pm; Sat–Sun, 11–5pm
Performances: Thu and Fri, 2–6pm; Sat and Sun, 1–5pm

Postal address
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst
Postfach 1766
CH – 8031 Zurich

Image above: photo by Tomas Tomasson.

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst
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