Kebyart releases new album “Traum der Jugend”

With this album, fittingly entitled Traum der Jugend, the young musicians of Kebyart see a
longstanding dream come true. Drawn by its eagerness to reveal new soundworlds, the saxophone
quartet has interwoven works from different epochs and given them a new, unconventional guise
through its own arrangements. Taking Jörg Widmann’s 7 Capricci as a starting point – a work
specially written for the quartet which sparked the idea of this recording – Kebyart draws a myriad of
musical connections that journey from Felix Mendelssohn, one of Widmann’s favourite composers, to
Johann Sebastian Bach, himself a source of inspiration to Mendelssohn. The programme culminates
with a tribute to Fanny Mendelssohn, whose skilful compositions played a key role in developing the
musical personality of her brother Felix.