Music in Europe Today – A Dialogue
Welcome, Introduction and Opening Statements
Günter Stock: As President of both the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, where we are gathered, and of ALLEA, under whose auspices we are assembled today, I want to welcome you to this interesting and, as I hope, impactful meeting. Allow me to start by introducing ALLEA, and I will then say a few words about why I am pleased to see you all here.
ALLEA – All European Academies, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities – is composed of almost sixty academies from more than forty countries in the Council of Europe region. Fundamentally, this means that our understanding of Europe goes beyond the political Europe as delineated ...