Feb. 20th, 2024 – Interview in “BRAVOO/WOOD”

An interview by Hans-Jürgen Schaal in the Brawoo/WOOD magazine:
The album “Structures & Beauty” by the Fuchsthone Orchestra is a milestone in the field of orchestral jazz – with fluid transitions to classical, rock and avant-garde. However, it is also a statement on the Corona period, about society, climate change, art and philosophy – as well as possible new approaches towards the world…

Feb. 20th, 2024 – Interview in “BRAVOO/WOOD”

An interview by Hans-Jürgen Schaal in the Brawoo/WOOD magazine:

The album “Structures & Beauty” by the Fuchsthone Orchestra is a milestone in the field of orchestral jazz – with fluid transitions to classical, rock and avant-garde. However, it is also a statement on the Corona period, about society, climate change, art and philosophy – as well as possible new approaches towards the world.
Christina Fuchs and Caroline Thon have known each other for a long time and have occasionally played in the same ensembles. They are both saxophonists, composers and experienced orchestra leaders. Fuchs, who studied with Maria Schneider and George Russell in the USA, has led many of her own bands and was co-leader of the United Womens’ Orchestra. Thon, who is also influenced by the music of Bartók and Hindemith and studied at Berklee College, is best known for her Thoneline Orchestra.
In 2017, Cologne-based musician Georg Ruby invited the two to create a joint concert program for his Blue Art Orchestra. It worked out so well that Fuchs and Thon (after careful consideration) decided to form a large ensemble together: the Fuchsthone Orchestra. In November 2019, their project had its debut in Cologne. A regular concert series also took shape…

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