Eine Winterreise

"Eine Winterreise" – "A Winter Journey" – is an introspective piece dealing with solitude and romance in today's society.

Project visual Eine Winterreise
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02/05/2014
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

<p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">By the fountain, near the gate,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">There stands a linden tree;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I have dreamt in its shadows</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">So many sweet dreams.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I carved on its bark</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">So many loving words;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I was always drawn to it,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Whether in joy or in sorrow.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Today, too, I had to pass it</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">In the dead of night.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">And even in the darkness</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I had to close my eyes.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">And its branches rustled</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As if calling to me:</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">&quot;Come here, to me, friend,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Here you will find your peace!&quot;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The frigid wind blew</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Straight in my face,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">My hat flew from my head,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I did not turn back.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Now I am many hours</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Away from that spot,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">And still I hear the rustling:</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">There you would have found peace!</span></p>
Sunday, January 19, 2014

<p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">I search in the snow in vain</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">For a trace of her footsteps</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">When she, on my arm,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Wandered about the green field.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I want to kiss the ground,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Piercing the ice and snow</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">With my hot tears,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Until I see the earth below.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Where will I find a blossom?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Where will I find green grass?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The flowers are dead,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The turf is so pale.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Is there then no souvenir</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">To carry with me from here?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">When my pain is stilled,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">What will speak to me of her?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">My heart is as if frozen,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Her image is cold within,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">If my heart should one day thaw,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">So too would her image melt away!</span></p>
Friday, January 17, 2014

<p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">Frozen tear drops&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">fall from my cheeks:</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Can it be that, without knowing it,&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I have been weeping?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">O tears, my tears,&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">are you so lukewarm,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">That you turn to ice&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">like cold morning dew?&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Yet you spring from a source,&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">my breast, so burning hot,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As if you wanted to melt</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">all of the ice of winter!</span></p>
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

<p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">The wind plays with the weathervane</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Atop my beautiful beloved&#39;s house.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">In my delusion I thought</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">It was whistling at the poor fugitive.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">If he had seen it before,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The crest above the house,</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Then he never would have looked for</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">A woman&#39;s fidelity in that house.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 13px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The wind plays with hearts within</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As on the roof, but not so loudly.</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">What is my suffering to them?</span></p> <p style="font-size: 11px; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Their child is a rich bride.</span></p> <div> &nbsp;</div>
Monday, January 13, 2014

<pre id="the_text_0_1" style="color: rgb(13, 49, 75); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </pre> <pre id="the_text_0_1" style="color: rgb(13, 49, 75); background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> </pre> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As a stranger I arrived,</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As a stranger again I leave.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">May was kind to me</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">With many bunches of flowers.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The girl spoke of love,</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Her mother even of marriage, -</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Now the world is bleak,</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The path covered by snow.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial; min-height: 14px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I cannot choose the time</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Of my departure;</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I must find my own way</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">In this darkness.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">With a shadow cast by the moonlight</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">As my traveling companion</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I&#39;ll search for animal tracks</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">On the white fields.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial; min-height: 14px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Why should I linger, waiting</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Until I am driven out?</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Let stray dogs howl</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Outside their master&#39;s house;</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Love loves to wander</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">God has made her so</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">From one to the other.</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Dear love, good night!</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial; min-height: 14px;"> &nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">I will not disturb you in your dreaming,</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">It would be a pity to disturb your rest;</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">You shall not hear my footsteps</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Softly, softly shut the door!</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">On my way out I&#39;ll write</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">&quot;Good Night&quot; on the gate,</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">So that you may see</span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial;"> <span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">That I have thought of you.</span></p>
Sunday, January 12, 2014

<p> Dear Kissbankers,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Premiere is now in about 20 days.</p> <p> Rehearsals are going flawless and the piece is now coming to a shape. I&#39;m very anxious and excited to see it entirely done.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> From tomorrow on and until the D-day I offer you to go through the original text from Wilhelm M&uuml;ller that inspired the ballet.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> I will see you then tomorrow for the first poem &quot;Good Night&quot;.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Best regards,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Martin Chaix</p>
Wednesday, January 01, 2014

<p> Dear Kissbankers,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Wishing you all a good and wonderful new year!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Many greetings,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Martin Chaix</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="018_15" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/57620/018_15.JPG" /></p> <p> Courtesy of Marquet Lee</p>
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

<p> Proud to present the poster/flyer of the performance:</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="Flyer_small" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/54999/Flyer_small.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 450px;" /></p>
Sunday, December 15, 2013

<div> Week report : we have now reached <strong>25 %</strong> of the total amount!!!</div> <div> It&#39;s been a hell of a start!!!</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> A huge <strong>&quot;thank you&quot;</strong> for those who have already donated.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Don&#39;t hesitate to share and talk about the project around you.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Just as a reminder: only by reaching 100% the campaign will be a success.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Love to you all,</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Martin</div> <div> &nbsp;</div>
Thursday, December 12, 2013

<p> For those who are interested you can already reserve your tickets online through the Brotfabrik&#39;s website.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> After you clicked on &quot;Reservieren&quot; (Reservation) you&#39;ll have to fill out a form with your &quot;Vorname&quot; (First name), &quot;Nachname&quot; (Last name), &quot;Telefon&quot; (Telephone), E-mail and &quot;Anzahl&quot; (amount of tickets).</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> You will just have then to pick up your tickets at the box office from 30 min. before performance starts.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Et voil&agrave;.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <a href="http://www.brotfabrik-theater.de/index.php?id=42&amp;tx_powermail_pi1[uid12]=%2007.%20Februar%202014%20%3Ch1%3EMartin%20Chaix%20-%20Eine%20Winterreise%3C/h1%3E%20um%C2%A020:00%20Uhr" target="_blank">Brotfabrik - Eine Winterreise</a></p> <p> &nbsp;</p>
Monday, December 09, 2013

<p> Hi Kissbankers,</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> I just receive 6 lights to try out already with Felix how can we create some magic with them...</p> <p> If they&#39;re good - which I think they are - we still have 42 to buy...</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="Img_1734" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/54517/IMG_1734.JPG" /></p> <p> <img alt="Img_1736" src="https://kkbb-production.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/project_image/image/54518/IMG_1736.JPG" style="width: 540px; height: 405px;" /></p> <p> &nbsp;</p>