Concerts coming up next week with Vilde & Inga, Stefan Schönegg BIG ENSO and Marta Warelis + Nicola Hein
- dec 4th w/ VILDE & INGA at Kreuzung an St. Helena in Bonn (GER) NRW Soundtrips
- dec 5th -7th rehearsals + concert, live recording w/ Stefan Schönegg BIG ENSO at Kunst- Station St. Peter, Köln (GER). Stefan Schoenegg –BIG ENSO-
Miako Klein – recorder
Leonhard Huhn – saxophone
Elena Kakaliagou – horn
Nora Krahl – cello
Nathan Bontrager – bassgambe
Stefan Schönegg – double bass
Etienne Nillesen – snare drum
Rie Watanabe – bass drum
- dec 9th w/ Marta Warelis and Nicola Hein, PIANO TRIALOGUES #3 at Loft, Köln (GER). PIANO TRAILOGUES #3 at LOFT
- dec 11th duo with Ingar Zach at ON Cologne
Tonight is the second concert of this little concertseries `PIANO TRIALOGUES` that I organized together with guitarist Nicola L. Hein at the Loft in Cologne, Germany.
Magda Mayas is our guest tonight! Super excited to play with her !
sept 13th EVE RISSER
nov 9th MAGDA MAYAS
dec 9th MARTA WARELIS
Practicing CHIMAERIC, a piece by composer Ruud Roelofsen. Written for extended snare drum.
The premiere will be on on March 30st 2019, Kunst-Station St. Peter in Cologne (1pm). Very excited to play this piece!
After some great performances the last couple of weeks with TONTRAEGER, ENSEMBLE MODERN, Sebastian Gramss, Rudi Mahall and Lotte Anker now two more concerts before the summerbreak.
The first concert is with Nicola Hein and Jennifer Walshe and the second one with Nicola Hein, Weston Olencki and Madison Greenstone. Both concerts will take place at the Darmstadt Summer Course. Looking forward spending two days in Darmstadt meeting so many inspiring musicians/ composers, listening to great concerts and really looking forward playing both concerts!
Some upcoming concerts and projects after the summerbreak:
With Sebastian Gramss and Rudi Mahall in Indonesia (august 6th-11th 2018)
August 13th 2018, solo concert at the Rinzai Zen Senter, Oslo (Norway).
November 17th 2018, solo concert at the Kunst-Station St. Peter in Köln.
Also two new projects coming up that I´m really excited about!
Stefan Schönegg´s ENSO BIG ENSEMBLE w/ Stefan Schönegg, Leonhard Huhn, Nathan Bontrager, Rie Watanabe, Miako Klein, Elisabeth Coudoux and Michael Thieke.
Carl Ludwig Hübsch ART BLAU ENSEMBLE w/ Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Leonhard Huhn, Elisabeth Coudoux, Matthias Muche, Angelika Sheridan, Philip Zoubek, Constantin Herzog, Salim Javaid and Sabine Akiko Ahrendt. First concert, November 26th at loft, Köln
More concerts coming up the next couple of months with Norbert Stein, Tobias Hoffmann, Nicola Hein, Eve Risser, Magda Mayas, Georg Wissel and Dusica Cajlan.
Very excited and honoured to be part of this artwork!
I played a piece here which is based on an abstract painting of Eva Jeske (which you can see further down). I interpreted and read the painting as a graphic score. The painting which was used as a score for this piece was not meant to be a graphic score. It was “simply” a painting. But a different approach and interpretation shows a strong musical aspect of it. Some of those aspects are rhythm, density and time.
More information and thoughts about this artwork here: video-sound-painting.
You can see (and hear) this work till June 5th 2018 at the Regenstein Library, The University of Chicago.
Thanks to UChicago Arts for making this possible and ON Cologne for providing the room for the recording.
Original piece used as a graphic score:
Getting ready for the blurred edges festival in Hamburg this weekend.
Axel Dörner – trumpet
Ulrich Phillipp – double bass
Angelika Sheridan – flutes
Gunnar Lettow – prepared electric bass
Saturday, Mai 26th.
Looking forward playing with these amazing musicians at an amazing festival! Check out the program! Lot´s of great concerts!
A small update about some very exciting projects that are happening the next couple of weeks:
January 25th and 26th I´m working with ´Ensemble Modern´ in Frankfurt am Main. The first two rehearsal days for the concerts we are going to do in July 2018… I´m very excited about working with this amazing ensemble! Ensemble Modern
Also, during the next weeks I´m recording with Carl Ludwig Hübsch some new music. Tuba and extended snare drum! Definitely one of my favorite players so that is going to be very nice! Carl Ludwig Hübsch
I´m working on some new material for the extended snare drum. During the next two months I will record my first solo album which will come out the second half of this year. It is going to be presented as a book with artwork by the amazing Eva Jeske, writings about music and the downloadcode for the music. The download will be available in the highest quality, high fidelity sound.
Apart from that I´m playing a concert that I am really looking forward to in Berlin on Febr 17th with Georg Wissel and Dusica Cajlan. Exploratorium Berlin