KARACHI - Classical Music Concert by world renowned theremin player Carolina Eyck and her music ensemble 'Dr Ruth Pfau - 50 years Commitment for Hope and Human Dignity will be held in city on Saturday (today). The event has been organised by the Consulate General of Germany. The world renowned theremin player Carolina Eyck and her music ensemble from Berlin will artistically accompany the celebration for Dr. Ruth Pfau. In addition, performances are planned in the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre and in schools founded by Ruth Pfau in the outskirts of Karachi. Carolina Eyck performs with her fascinating art on stages and concert halls around the world. The upcoming trip to Pakistan, however, is considered by her and her musician (Peter Schmidt - lead-guitar, Axel Merseburger - guitar, Roman Eyck - bass, Jan Bilk - keyboards, leader) staff to be a special challenge and matter that is very near to their hearts. The Consulate General of Germany in Karachi is organising a music concert by Carolina Eyck and her ensemble in honour of Dr. Ruth Pfau, M.D., D.Sc. (Hilal-e-Pakistan, Sitarae-Quaid-e-Azam, Hilal-e-Imtiaz), Founder Member of Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre and Honorary Federal Advisor on Leprosy (Retd.) to the Government of Pakistan, to celebrate 50 years of her dedicated services to those afflicted with leprosy and towards her contribution to the uplift of marginalised groups in Pakistan. Other performances to celebrate 50 years of Dr. Ruth Pfau in Pakistan will be held in Karachi from 7th to 9th March 2010. About the Musician German-born musician and composer Carolina Eyck is one of the worlds foremost theremin virtuosi. Beginning her training at the age of seven, Ms. Eyck studied theremin under Lydia Kavina, the grand-niece of the instruments inventor, Leon Theremin. In 2002, at the age of 14, Ms. Eyck made her debut in the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, performing at the Konzerthaus Berlin the following year. Since then, Ms Eyck has given concerts at the International Music Festival Bohuslav Martin in Basel, the Davos Festivalboth Switzerland, with the Hamburg State Opera and the Hamburg Ballet under John Neumeier, at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg (Austria), the National Art Museum Mexico City, Teatro Nacional Lisbon (Portugal), the Palace of Art Budapest (Hungary), and has presented further concerts in Poland, Luxembourg, Sweden, Great Britain and the United States of America. Ms. Eyck has collaborated with famous musicians and conductors e.g. Heinz Holliger, Robert Kolinsky, Gerhard Oppitz, the Keller Quartet, Andrey Boreyko, Michael Sanderling, Klauspeter Seibel, Berner Symphonie-Orchester, Philharmoniker Hamburg, Berlin Radio-Symphonic Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra Washington and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. In 2009, she was on tour in Japan with the Hamburg Ballet under John Neumeier, performing 'The little mermaid by Lera Auerbach. She was winner of the International Competition for Composers arranged by Radio/TV Berlin-Brandenburg in 2006. In the same year Ms. Eyck published her original theremin method book entitled, "The Art of Playing the Theremin", and has since conducted workshops, lectures and Masterclasses in Germany, Sweden, Poland, Great Britain, the United States of America, Mexico and Japan. Currently, Carolina Eyck is studying viola under Henrik Frendin at the Royal College of Music Stockholm, Sweden.