Lübeck entrepreneur and Senator Emil Possehl bequeathed in his will his entire company fortune to the Possehl Foundation, which will soon be celebrating its centenary (100th anniversary)!
Our foundation promotes the conservation of the historical cityscape, charitable institutions and youth organizations, the arts and sciences and the alleviation of hardship for those in need in Lübeck.
The Possehl Foundation was authorized by Lübeck State Senate decree in May of 1919 and will be celebrating its centenary in 2019. For the Foundation, the centenary is a moment for reflection and gratitude for the great diversity of organizations, initiatives and committed individuals enriching our communities. Everything you need to know about EMIL100.
The charismatic Esmé Quartet was impressive for their "solid and expressive ensemble playing" and oboist Ivan Denisenko for his "confident playing style and differentiated interpretation" of sonatas by Vivaldi, Poulenc and Britten's Six Metamorphoses after Ovid. Eirini Aravidou won the first Possehl Competition for New Music with her audiovisual performance "Hands".
In objects, sculptures and large installations, the Colombian artist addresses the effects of violence and marginalization in her homeland and other regions of the world. The award ceremony and vernissage will take place on 7th September 2019 at the Kunsthalle St. Annen in Lübeck.