... and where is Fanny?

Date: 11/2016 – 11/2017

Location: Mendelssohn-Haus, Leipzig

Client: Bertron Schwarz Frey

The current permanent exhibition on the life and works of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy will be extended to include a chapter on the biography of his older sister, Fanny Hensel. Under the motto “Accompanying Fanny through the year”, the route of the exhibition is subdivided into months, which, in turn, forms the musical backdrop for the different themes such as Fanny’s musical works, her family and circle of friends as well as her trips to Italy and Switzerland.

What’s more, the story behind “Sunday music” is told by her in a film animation in the Mendelssohn House. Clothing from the Biedermeier period enables visitors to dress up as Fanny’s contemporaries in a tableau vivant. molitor is responsible for the planning, putting out to tender and awarding of the exhibition as well as the task of production management.

Photos: © Jochen Voos

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