Category Archives: Key Aspects

Robert Penz

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If a musician on our tour should suffer a life-threatening bout of stage fright, stay calm! As a trained hospital orderly, Robert is equipped for all situations, from calming an anxiety attack to cardiac resuscitation. But a single occupation as life-saver was not enough for him for the long term, so Robert studied cultural studies, […]


Martin Wessel

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Long time before backlight was founded, Martin was confronted with the painful realisation that neither his trumpet playing nor his bass playing would be enough for a life as a professional musician. The tears have dried by now and the detour via training as an industrial sales manager and a degree in cultural studies was […]


Ingo Schreiber

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Our joker! Ingo is the man of many talents. He can serve as stage manager or trucker (driver’s license CE) or carry out all tasks in the technical production of folk, rock, techno and classical concerts. A trained photographer, Ingo can also bring along his camera for visual documentation of your concerts. The solution for […]


Kristin Finke

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The first lady in the fixed backlight team is Kristin. After her studies in Darmstadt and an internship at the Beethovenfest 2016, we took the chance and routed her from the Rhine directly to the Elbe. Since the openings of Elbphilharmonie and Pierre Boulez Saal and Kristin’s associated intensive cooperation with the security authorities, she has the […]


Niklas van der Ven

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        {{SCHWERPUNKTE}}   Seit 2016 bei backlight.   Kontakt


Christoph Fiedler

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        {{SCHWERPUNKTE}}   Part of the backlight team since 2017.   Kontakt


Lilly Stachelhaus

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        {{SCHWERPUNKTE}}   Part of the backlight team since 2018.   Kontakt


Niklas van der Ven

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Niklas comes from the cadre training unit of the National Youth Orchestra and passed the backlight school from scratch. After a brief interlude in Osnabrück he moved to MDR Symphony Orchestra in Leipzig as substitute orchestra inspector. The title “Inspector” now adorns his door plate in the backlight’s global headquarter in Hamburg. {{SCHWERPUNKTE}}   Part of the […]