Sibelius in der Holzkiste

Endlich habe ich es geschafft, ein Konzert im berühmten Sibelius Saal in Lahti zu hören. Schon im Februar hatten wir die Karten gekauft, im April war das Konzert bereits ausverkauft: BBC Orchester aus London, Okko Kamu der Dirigent, Sergei Malov als Solist. Gespielt wurde das Violinkonzert und die 2. Symphonie von Jean Sibelius, als Zugabe…

Identity

I was invited on a short notice to fill a gap in a panel discussion on “intercultural interaction in teaching environments”. The main focus being on “identity” and how teachers could support young people who are still figuring out their identity. While preparing for the panel, surprisingly I found out that I didn’t really have…

What is it…

…about them that is actually not about them, but about me? Today I sorted through papers and found this question, one of my many scribbles. Not sure why I post it. Somehow I feel it might be a good idea to remember that, whenever we point a finger at somebody, there are at least  3…