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January 27, 2020

Enjoy a few impressions from our Artistic & Musical Director, the German conductor Jan Moritz Onken from a concert Tour in Central Asia (Almaty, Kazakhstan I 2007), Germany (Berlin I 2008), Russia (St. Petersburg I 2013) and South Korea (Daejeon, Busan, Seoul I 2011) with different orchestras....

January 22, 2020

For #responsiblelisteners who prefer to learn about our ideas & activities with the help of a Podcast -

We are happy to share some info in German and English at Soundcloud.

Enjoy ! 


January 16, 2020

Very glad to share the news that the Adam von Trott - Foundation will host a 'Imshäuser Gespräch' on the 14th of February 2020 in Imshausen in cooperation with the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and Callias Foundation. The key topic is the idea and vision for a 'European Silk Road' as proposed...

December 12, 2019

Greetings from the Conference of the Birds ! Julian Rieken and Jan Moritz Onken working on the question of how to bring together with our existing and potential partners along the Northern and Southern Route of the #EuropeanSilkRoad the necessary intensity into this positive and independent id...

December 10, 2019

Thanks to the Berlin based Label 'Maarifa Promotions' and 'iMusician' in Switzerland our first recording is now available also on Apple Music.

Enjoy ! 


November 23, 2019

21st of November 2019. Brussels.

The idea of the European Silk Road has been successfully presented by Mario Holzner (wiiw) in cooperation with the Austrian National Bank and the Vienna Institute for international economical studies to a very diverse audience at the permanent representation of...

November 19, 2019

Grateful to share an interview with Blair Glencorse, Founder & Executive Director of the

Accountability Lab based in Washington on the potential role of #responsiblelisteners in the context of a #responsiblelisteners - Award we are working on.

From his unique experience and point of view Blair s...

November 15, 2019

Ein Raum - kein Fenster

Ein Raum - ein Fenster

Bet ton

Treppe des Gewissens

Der Tod - die Taufe zum Leben .

Goldenes . Licht . 

Berlin / Gedenkstätte Plötzensee

October 25, 2019

This idea is inspired by you.

By the silk of your music.

For audiences - from audiences.

You, dear listener - a source of inspiration.

You and your very personal idea of silk in classical music.

Your silk  - the Silk Road in music.

Please, share your taste and knowledge with others.

Your choice with...

October 22, 2019

Thank you www.betterconcerts.org for mentioning the SRSO !


October 1, 2019

On Friday the 27th of September 2019 the 1st 'EU Asia Connectivity Forum' took place in Brussels starting with a Partnership on Sustainable Connectivity and Quality Infrastructure signed between the European Union and Japan.

We are very honored that our Artistic & Musical Director could represe...

September 30, 2019

A heartfelt thank you to Reza Zanganeh from Halle for his translation of our info into Persian. 

Since 2016 we are having a lot of visitors from different Cities in Iran flying by at the Silk Road Cultural Belt and we are working on our plans to play in Teheran and in the country which was home...

September 24, 2019

Grateful to share an interview with Michal Hvorecky reflecting on the role of 'Critical Thinking' in the context of 'Trolls' , 'Fake News' and 'pseudo profiles' - linking this topic with two mutually complementary ideas like the Silk Road Cultural Belt - a narrative for Europe - and the Europe...

September 21, 2019

"The courageous students and #HongKongProtesters deserve full understanding and confirmation for the defined formulations of their peaceful intentions ( 5 demands ) and that they have the basic human quality to express a different view. #HongKongView #HongKongWay." Jan Moritz Onken


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