• 2011-03-12
    7:30 p.m.
    Schömer-Haus
    Klosterneuburg / Vienna (AT)
    ZeitklangWettbewerb
    ZEITklang 2011
    International Competition for Composers in cooperation with the Sammlung Essl

    Final Concert (2nd round):

    Out of 72 entries five string quartets are to be performed at the SCHÖMER-HAUS in Klosterneuburg near Vienna; these are the finalists:

    Martin Iddon (*1975)  •  Mohl ip [2009-10]
    Roberto David Rusconi (*1976)  •  De Arte Respirandi [2010]
    Juan Cruz-Guevara (*1972)  •  Transmutación de la Sombra Streichquartett [2010]
    Ansgar Beste (*1981)  •  Pèlerinage Fantastique for prepared string quartet [2010]
    Nicolas Tzortzis (*1978)  •  Intuition - processus [2010]

    Performing Ensemble: Kairos Quartet (Berlin)

    Musikfabrik Niederösterreich in cooperation with the Essl Collection

    Jury
    Gerd Kühr – artistic director 2011: composer, conductor, University of Graz (A)
    Joanna Lewis – Koehne Quartett (A)
    Klaus Lang – composer (A)
    Christoph Cech – University of Linz (A), composer, musical director of ensembles
    Claudius von Wrochem – Kairos Quartett (Berlin, GER)

    Awards
    1st prize € 6.000
    2nd prize € 4.000
    3rd prize € 2.000
    2 appreciation prizes: € 1.000 each
    1 audience award

  • 2011-03-23
    7 p.m.
    Museum Moderner Kunst Kärnten
    Klagenfurt (AT)
    MMKK – conceptual improvisation
    Ferdinand Penker Exhibition

    Mercedes Echerer reads texts by Thomas Bernhard and Tanizaki Jun'ichiro)
    concept improvisation by Claudius von Wrochem (cello, Jap-fiddle)

  • 2011-02-12
    University of Leeds
    Leeds (UK)
    Leeds_Haas3

    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953)  •  In iij. Noct. - String Quartet No. 3 [2001] <British Premiere>

  • 2010-11-12
    20:00
    projektgruppe neue musik bremen, Sendesaal
    Bremen (DE)
    OhrenBlicke
    OhrenBlicke | Klangaktionen zeitgenössischer Musik
    16th Festival of projektgruppe neue musik bremen

    Hans-Joachim Hespos   •  prestunissimo for trio basso
    Orm Finnendahl (*1963)  •  Fälschung (Fake) for string quartet, ghettoblasters, laptop player (optional) and live elektronics [2003]
    Bernd Thewes   •  Wait for the richochet III [2000/02]

    with Matthias Bauer (double bass)

  • 2010-10-09
    20:00
    Aula der Alten Universität
    Heidelberg (DE)
    Heidelberger Biennale
    Faszination Zahl - Musik und Mathematik

    Julio Estrada / Yuunohui‘ensemble [1983-90] Version A
    Wolfram Schurig / blick: verzaubert für Klavier und Streichquartett [2005-7]
    Iannis Xenakis / st/4 – 1,080262 [1955-62]
    Alvin Lucier  / Navigations for strings [1991]
    Julio Estrada / Yuunohui‘ensemble [1983-90] Version B

    Heather O'Donnell (Klavier)

                   Heidelberger Biennale 2010

  • 2010-09-25
    19:30
    Radialsystem
    Berlin (DE)
    Nordlichter-Biennale Berlin 2010

    1) Ensemble Kaleidoskop
    2) Adapter
    3) Alpha Trio
    4) Kairos Quartett (22.30 Uhr) Sampo Haapamäki -  Connection (ca. 22.50)
    Deutsche Erstaufführung
    5) Percussion Trio

    Details hier...

  • 2010-09-10
    22:30
    Den Grå Hal
    Kopenhagen (DK)
    Nordic Music Days

    Nordic Music Days 2010 - Dritter Tag
          Kari Beate Tandberg (*1958) – Dwindle (DK Premiere)
          Simon Christensen (*1971) – Towards Nothingness
          Sveinn Lúðvík Björnsson (*1962) – ..og I augunum blik minninga... (DK Premiere)
          Sampo Haapamäki (*1979) – Connection (DK Premiere)

  • 2010-08-30
    19:00
    Bachakademie
    Stuttgart (DE)
    Symposium und Konzert
    Die Musik der Nacht / Music of the Night
    In iij. Noct.

    16:30 /// Begrüßung
    17:00 /// Vortrag /// Prof. Dr. Thomas Schipperges
    18:00 /// Vortrag /// Georg Friedrich Haas

    19:00 /// Konzert /// Kairos Quartett
    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953)  •  In iij. Noct. – String Quartet No. 3 [2001]

    in vollständiger Dunkelheit zu spielen / to be performed in complete darkness

    organized by the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart

  • 2010-07-05
    15:00
    John Cage Orgelprojekt
    Halberstadt (DE)
    Beitragzu ORGAN_2
    Klangwechsel

    Ansprachen anlässlich des Klangwechsels, umrahmt von drei Improvisationen über den momentanen Klang des Cage-Orgelstücks in der benachbarten St. Buchardi-Kirche.

    Simone Heilgendorff, Viola

  • 12.05.2010
    8 pm
    Rotes Rathaus, Festsaal
    Berlin (DE)
    Concert of the Berlin Artists' Programme of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

    Simon Steen-Andersen   •  Study for String Instrument #2 für Violine, Cello und Whammy-Pedal [2009]
    Frédéric Pattar (*1969)  •  Sur le fil für Viola und Cello [2002]

     

    Wolfgang Bender, Violine und Viola
    Claudius von Wrochem, Cello
    Simon Steen-Andersen, Whammy-Pedal

  • 2010-03-16
    8 pm
    mdr Leipzig
    Leipzig (DE)
    Sendermusik

    mdr Homepage

     

    Knut Müller (*1963) • Zeug (stuff) [1999]
    Agostino di Scipio (*1962) • Drei stille Stücke (Three quiet pieces) [2005-09] WP
    Giorgio Netti (*1963) • tête for cello with pre-recorded voice (from: ciclo dell' assedio) [2008/09]
    Toshio Hosokawa (1955) • Landscape I (1992)
    Dieter Schnebel (*1930) • Erinnern, Wiederholen, Durcharbeiten (Remembering, Repeating, Working through) [2006/7]

    Concert Broadcast (MDR Figaro) at 8 pm, May 7, 2010. 

  • 10.03.2010
    7:30 pm
    Sammlung Essl
    Klosterneuburg bei Wien (AT)
    Utopien

    Karlheinz Essl (*1960) • Sequitur IV for cello and live-electronics [2008]
    Sergej Newski (*1972) • Stufen (steps) for cello solo [2007] First Austrian performance
    Julio Estrada (*1943) • Yuunohui‘yei [1983]
    Claudius von Wrochem (*1965) • Mise-en-scene improvisation for a rotating Jap-Fiddle
    Giorgio Netti (*1963) • tête for cello with pre-recorded voice (from: ciclo dell' assedio) [2008/09] First Austrian performance

    Claudius von Wrochem, Cello und Jap-Fiddle (a monochordal string instrument with a horn)

  • 2010-03-05
    8:15 pm
    Amsterdam (NL)
    Muziekgebouw Amsterdam

    Toshio Hosokawa (*1955) • Landscape I [1992]
    Wolfgang Rihm (*1952) • String Quartet No. 8 [1988]
    - - - -
    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953) • In iij. Noct. – String Quartet No. 3 [2001] First Dutch performance

    (The second half of the programme will last app. 50-60 minutes and takes places in total darkness)

  • 2010-02-20
    8 pm
    Villa Elisabeth
    Berlin-Mitte (DE)
    PAS DE QUATRE - Concert and Talk with the audience and the composers

    Knut Müller (*1963) • Ragnarök – Third String Quartet [2009] WP
    Jean-Luc Hervé (*1960) • N.N. for solo violin, string trio and piano [2005/10] WP
    Christoph Staude (*1965) • All' aperto – 18 shards for a string quartet [1992]
    Phillippe Schoeller (*1957) • Tree to soul for string quartet [2008/09] WP of the complete version
    Prélude. Adagio, luminoso ma instabile
    Scherzo. Presto vivace, sostenuto e intensivo, ma poco capriccioso e molto ostinato

    Kairos Quartet, Heather O'Donnell (piano)

    This concert is funded by INM Berlin, German–French Fonds and Wolfgang Gribb.

  • 2009-11-21
    7:30 pm
    Kunstraum Tosterglope (D)
    Tosterglope (DE)
    Concert in cooperation with "Musik 21 Niedersachsen"

    Programme:
    Uroš Rojko (*1954) Krog II for spatially placed string quartet [2005]
    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953) String Quartet No. 2 [1998]
    Giorgio Netti (*1963) )place( [2001]

  • 2009-11-08
    5.00 pm
    Festsaal of PH Weingarten
    Weingarten (DE)
    INTERNATIONALE WEINGARTENER TAGE FÜR NEUE MUSIK

    Uroš Rojko
    String Quartet No. 1 [1984]
    Krog II - for spatially placed string quartet [2005]
    Dilondra - for violin, viola, cello, and piano [2008/09]
    Cum Grano Salis - mezzo soprano, flute, guitar, percussion [2004]

    Kairos Quartett
    Barbara Jemejcic, mezzo soprano
    Klara Tomljanovic, guitar
    Isao Nakamura, percussion
    Elmar Schrammel, piano
    Renate Greiss-Armin, flute

  • 2009-10-27
    8 pm
    Carl–Orff–Saal, Gasteig
    Munich (DE)
    2nd musica viva event

    Enno Poppe
    »Tier« for string quartet [2002]

    Sergej Newski
    »Und dass der Tod nicht fern bleibt«
    for speaker and string quartet on
    texts by Michael Lentz [2005]

    Giorgio Netti
    »Tête« for prepared cello solo with pre-recorded tape [2008/09]
    Commissionened by musica viva, world premiere

    Josef Anton Riedl
    »c.e. oder conclamatum est«
    for speaker and four pianos
    on a text by Hans Henny Jahnn
    idea by Herbert Kapfer [2008–09]
    In cooperation with editorial office "Hörspiel und Medienkunst" of the Bavarian Radio, world premiere

    piano: Jan Philip Schulze, Ruschana Pamirova u.a.
    speaker: Michael Lentz
    direction: Rüdiger Bohn
    Kairos Quartett

    ticket sales starting on September 29, 2009

  • 2009-10-14
    8 pm
    Marjan Kozina Hall, Slovenian Philharmonic
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Kairos Quartet Recital

    Programme:
    Claude Debussy: String Quartet
    Julio Estrada (1943): Canto mnémico Fugue en 4 dimensions
    Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001): st/4 – 1,080262 [1955-62]
    Giorgio Netti (1963): )place( [2001]

  • 2009-10-13
    8 pm
    Marjan Kozina Hall, Slovenian Philharmonic
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Varèse – Before and After

    Pre-concert talk at 19.00 with the composer Vasja Progar

    Programme:
    Edgard Varèse: Hyperprism [1922-23]
    Ferruccio Busoni (arr. Erwin Stein): Berceuse, élègiaque. Des Mannes Wiegenlied am Sarg seiner Mutter, op. 42
    Carl Ruggles: Angels for four trumpets and three trombones
    Vasja Progar: New Work for wind quintet
    Edgard Varèse: Intégrales [1925]
    Edgard Varèse: Ionisation [1929-31] for 13 percussionists

    Slowind Wind Quintet
    KAIROS Quartet
    SToP – Slovenian Percussion Project
    TASF – Slovenian Philharmonic Brass Ensemble
    conductor Robert Aitken

  • 2009-10-12
    9 pm
    Kinodvor (The Dvor Cinema)
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Varèse – Before and After

    Programme:
    Edgard Varèse (1883-1965): Octandre [1923]
    Edgard Varèse: Density 21.5 [1936, rev. 1946] for flute solo, Bis Edition 1936
    Pogovor z Chou Wen-chungom
    The One All Alone – A film by Franka Schefferja [2008]

    Slowind Wind Quintet
    KAIROS Quartet
    SToP – Slovenian Percussion Project
    TASF – Slovenian Philharmonic Brass Ensemble
    conductor Robert Aitken

  • 2009-10-11
    8 pm
    Marjan Kozina Hall, Slovenian Philharmonic
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Varèse – Before and After

    Pre-concert talk at 19.00 with the composer Petra Strahovnik

    Programme:
    Edgard Varèse (1883-1965): Offrandes
    Albert Roussel: Deux Poemes de Ronsard, op. 26 for soprano and flute
    Chou Wen-chung: Twilight Colors
    Albert Roussel: Divertissement, op. 6 for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano
    Carlos Salzedo: Concerto for harp and seven wind instruments
    Petra Strahovnik: Indigo for wind quintet, two percussionists and tape
    Claude Debussy (arr. Benno Sachs): Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un Faune

    Slowind Wind Quintet
    Kairos Quartet
    SToP – Slovenian Percussion Project
    TASF – Slovenian Philharmonic Brass Ensemble
    conductor Robert Aitken

  • 2009-10-10
    10:30am - 6pm
    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Varèse – Before and After

    11. Slowind Festival 2009

    International Workshop for musicians, composers, musicologists, students of music and musicology and any other professionals (in English)

    Lecturer:
    Prof Chou Wen-chung - Composer, Professor Emeritus at Columbia Universiy, New York, Varèse's last assistant and editor

    Programme:
    Edgard Varèse: Insights on the man and his music

  • 2009-09-26
    7 pm
    Museum am Schölerberg
    Osnabrück (DE)
    Literaturfest Niedersachsen

    an event series by the VGH-Stiftung - Theme: "The Night"

    The Moon – musical reading

    Texts by Goethe, Armstrong, Arnim, R. Walser, etc.

    String Quartets by Debussy, Scelsi as well as conceptual improvisations

    with Martina Gedeck

  • 2009-07-10
    Slovenian Philharmonic Hall
    Ljubljana (SI)
    Mahler Discoveries

    Ljubljana Festival

    moderated concert

    Alma and Gustav Mahler Songs
    Gustav Mahler • piano quartet [1876]
    Arnold Schoenberg/Johann Strauss (son) • Emperor Waltz [1889/1921], arr. for chamber ensemble

    with
    Bass-Baritone: Ulf Bästlein (Graz)
    piano (songs): Axel Bauni (Berlin)
    piano (instrumental pieces): Ya-ou Xie (Berlin)
    Harmonium: Tomaz Sevsek Sramel

    Moderation: Students of the study programmes in Applied Musicology at Klagenfurt University

  • 2009-07-01
    7:30 pm
    Konzerthaus Klagenfurt
    Klagenfurt (AT)
    Campus Musick

    Campus Musick

    moderated concert

    Alma and Gustav Mahler Songs
    Gustav Mahler • piano quartet [1876]
    Arnold Schoenberg/Johann Strauss (son) • Emperor Waltz (1889/1921), arr. for chamber ensemble

    with
    Bass-Baritone: Ulf Bästlein (Graz)
    piano (songs): Axel Bauni (Berlin)
    piano (instrumental pieces): Ya-ou Xie (Berlin)
    Harmonium: Tomaz Sevsek Sramel

    Moderation: Students of the study programmes in Applied Musicology at Klagenfurt University

  • June 29 and 30, 2009
    Carinthian State Conservatory
    Klagenfurt (AT)
    Mahler Discoveries

    public rehearsals

    Gustav Mahler • Piano Quartet (1876)
    Arnold Schoenberg/Johann Strauss (Son) • Emperor Waltz (1889/1921), arr. for chamber ensemble with Ya-ou Xie (Berlin) piano

    In cooperation of the Department of Musicology at Klagenfurt University with the Carinthian State Conservatory

  • 2009-05-19
    Kulturcafé at Funkhaus Wien
    Wien (AT)
    New Music in Discourse

    Dimitri Kourliandski • Night-turn (2004)
    Karlheinz Essl • Sequitur IV f. Cello and Live-Electronics (2008)
    Liza Lim • Hell (1991/92)

    Concert with Talk and a Vote of the Audience

  • 2009-04-10
    9 pm
    Minoriten Church
    Krems (AT)
    Festival Imago Dei 2009

    Giacinto Maria Scelsi (1905-1988) • String Quartet No. 3 [1963]
    - - -
    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953) • In iij. Noct. – String quartet No. 3 [2001]

  • 2009-03-22
    4 pm
    Patio of the Jewish Museum
    Berlin (DE)
    MaerzMusik 22.03.09

    MaerzMusik

    Morton Feldman (1926-1987) • Structures [1951] 6'
    Erhard Grosskopf (*1934) • String Trio [1983]
    Ben Johnston (*1926) • String Quartet No. 5 [1979]
    Dimitri Kourliandski (*1976) • Night-turn [2004] (WP)
    Awet Terterjan (1929-1994) • String Quartet No. 2 [1991]

  • 2009-02-18
    8 pm
    Plantage 13
    Bremen (DE)
    Plantage 13

    Franz Schubert (1797-1828) • Quartettsatz [1820]
    György Kurtág (*1926) • Quartetto per archi [1959]
    Phillippe Schoeller (*1957) • Tree to soul, for String Quartet [2008] WP
    Georg Friedrich Haas (*1953) • String Quartet No. 2