Help for seriously ill children. Benefit concert for Burger children’s hospice

On Friday, a benefit concert is planned for the benefit of the Johanniter orphanage “Pusteblume” in the Evangelical Church in Burg. As Johanniter announced, the trio around Berlin double bassist Jaspar Libuda will give the concert. Tickets are available for 19 euros at the ticket office, at the tourist information office Burg or online at shop.burgimspreewald.de.

Johanniter Regionalverband Südbrandenburg announced:

On May 20, the trio around the Berlin double bassist Jaspar Libuda will give a benefit concert in the Evangelische Kirche Burg in favor of the Johanniter orphanage “Pusteblume”. For the free stay of parents and siblings of sick children, the house is permanently dependent on donations, as these expenses are not covered by the cost bearers.
When a child becomes seriously ill, it is not only their lives that change fundamentally. The whole family world is thrown off the hinges: What’s next? How long will our child, our sister, our grandson be with us?
There are also financial concerns: one parent often quits his job and devotes himself mainly to caring for the sick child, and one has to fight with the payers for approval of assistive devices or special forms of therapy. The family construction, which is already fragile in such a situation, is also put to the test.
Since May 2020, seriously ill children and their families have found support and relief in the Johanniter orphanage “Pusteblume” in Burg (Spreewald). The Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e. V. operated facility in Spreewald offers space for up to 12 patients at the child and adolescent hospice and an additional eight places in the outpatient housing group. In both areas, there is a focus on holistic work in the family system.

“Come on, recharge your batteries and let go – that’s what we’re here for,” explains Daniela Konzack, head of the only one so far.
stationary plant of this type in the Land of Brandenburg. “We want to give the whole family new energy for their everyday lives and therefore focus our work on both patients, parents and siblings.” This work is only possible with the support of donations. “Unfortunately, not all expenses are covered by the payers.
The free stay of parents and siblings in our house is financed exclusively by donations, so that the families in this difficult situation do not have to be financially burdened. ”

Friday music: benefit concert with Jaspar Libuda Trio
When: May 20, 2022, at 19.00
Where: Burg Evangelical Church, Kirchweg 22, 03096 Burg
Tickets: 19 € (box 22 €), reduced 12-17 years 9.50 € (box 11 €), up to 11 years free admission. Available in advance at the tourist information Burg or online at shop.burgimspreewald.de, remaining tickets at the ticket office About Jaspar Libuda Trio
Berlin double bassist Jaspar Libuda’s compositions are classical soundscapes, musical stories without words, a declaration of love for the melody and the deep emotions it is able to evoke. Using a custom-built five-string double bass with a high C-string, Jaspar Libuda creates tones reminiscent of cello, percussion, guitar and oud. Together with guitarist Florian Segelke and drummer Sven Tappert, he lays pads and rhythms on top of each other. Braids melodies and silence into a dense world of sound. At the same time melancholy and full of zest for life. A state of limbo between styles and genres. Crosses the line between classical, minimal music, jazz, pop and soundscapes. A combination of virtuoso instrumental art and electroacoustic music. The soundtrack to an imaginary
Movies with light and dark themes. The current album by Berlin JASPAR LIBUDA TRIOS, whose works will be performed in Burg on May 20, is called JAHRTAUSENDGÄNGER. It was produced by KULTURRADIO VOM RBB and presented by Ulf Drechsel on the LATE NIGHT JAZZ show. The band’s music was played at ARD RADIOFESTIVAL and at DEUTSCHLANDRADIO KULTUR. The musicians were invited to festivals such as JAZZUNITS FESTIVAL, JAZZ IN DEN MINISTERGÄRTEN, RUDOLSTADT FESTIVAL, SIEBENKLANG FESTIVAL and MAGDEBURGER SONGTAGEN. The print media have written about her, such as BERLINER TAGESSPIEGEL and FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG. Film music by the composer Jaspar Libuda has been broadcast by RBB and BR, among others, and is shown on ARD
MEDIA LIBRARY.
The first album by the Jaspar Libuda Trio, Aquarius, received a fantastic rating from Ulf Drechsel (cultural radio vom rbb) in 2009. The current album Millennium Walker is produced by cultural radio vom rbb from December 2012 to June 2013 and will be released in June 2013 on Berlin- labeled cinematic bass music. Millennium Walkers is presented at Deutschlandradio Kultur, ARD Radio Festival, kulturradio from rbb, MDR FIGARO, WDR3, SWR2, SR2, KulturRadio, NDR Kultur, Bayern 2 plus, Nordwestradio, hr2-kultur. The album will, among other things, be presented live at JAZZ UNITS. The live recording is broadcast by kulturradio vom rbb in February 2014 for Late Night Jazz with Ulf Drechsel. Millennium Walkers will also be presented live at the TFF Rudolstadt Folk and World Music Festival and at the Jazz Festival in Minister Gardens.
After dedicating his double bass solo project and commissioning compositions both nationally and internationally in recent years, Jaspar Libuda is currently working on their new album, which is scheduled to be released in 2022.

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