Davos Festival YoungReporters

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Tim Knoflach, 14

Eléna Beder, Carlota Cáceres, Frank Dupree © Stefan ManEléna Beder, Carlota Cáceres, Frank Dupree © Stefan ManThe pressure is on for this year’s DAVOS FEstival young musicians. From Mozart to modern, the range is endless. I had the chance to listen in on some musicians practicing for tonight’s opening performance and let me tell you; it doesn’t look easy... The piece is called “Table Music” and it is what it sounds like. Three musicians (Carlota Cáceres, Frank Dupree and Eléna Beder) are knocking their fingers on the edges of a table, punching it with their fists, wiping it with their palms, clapping and snapping their fingers, whilst making it all sound rhythmic and fun. Their notes are all but simple, it looks like something a seven year old would doodle if he was bored, with loops, dashes, lines, and other squiggly bits no one would understand.

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