Silke Lange is one of the outstanding accordionists in Germany. She studied at the Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin. The centre of her musical interest is New Music. She has performed worldwide at important festivals, such as Ultraschall and MaerzMusik festivals for new music in Berlin, the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt, the Warschauer Herbst in Poland and the Festival de música contemporánea Santiago, Chile. Together with saxophonist Ruth Velten she co-founded the ensemble for contemporary music LUX:NM Berlin. Recordings are available on various labels such as DUX, Wergo and GENUIN classics. She also regularly appears in theatre productions and is working together with international performance collectives.(e.g. Deutsches Theater Berlin, Staatsoper Berlin, HAU, Künstlergruppe “club real”, Schauplatz International, Staatsoper Hamburg, Staatstheater Mainz, Duo Randgruppe, Berliner Festspiele).
photo credits: Jörg Nicht