Relevante Musik

19 – 21 July 2013 Villa Elisabeth, St. Elisabeth-Kirche and events in public space Festival of political media art, performance and music In recent years, discussion in the field of contemporary music has been dominated by the question of how to promote it. Dealing with the music itself has seemed secondary to the “goal [of] strengthening the presence of new music in cultural life, so as to increase public awareness and reach a new audience”... weiterlesen

Robin Minard

19 July 2013 / 10 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche tape concert Robin Minard: The Qikiqtaaluk Deep Map (2013, premiere/commission) – 4-channel playback Robin Minard, live diffusion Robin Minard’s multi-channel composition is based on field recordings and interviews done in northern Canada whose theme is the social situation of the Inuit and the threats endangering their language and culture. Commissioned by WDR 3 open: Studio Akustische Kunst, Deutschlandradio... weiterlesen

Avant-garde and/as Politics – concert

20 July 2013 / 8:30 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche concert with Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Christian Wolff: Changing the System (1973) Erhard Grosskopf: Lied für Bassklarinette und Streichquartett (1977) Theo Nabicht, bass clarinet and string quartet, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Georg Katzer: Bevor Ariadne kommt (Rondo) 1976 – stereo playback Boris Filanovsky: Collectivision (2011) for seven harmonicas and button accordion Sergej Tchirkov,... weiterlesen

Avant-garde and/as Politics – tape concert

20 July 2013 / 10 p.m. St. Elisabeth-Kirche tape concert Johannes Fritsch: Modulation IV (1968) – 4-channel playback Richard Barrett & Kees Tazelaar: Equale (2013, premiere/commission) – 8-channel playback Richard Barrett and Kees Tazelaar, live diffusion Commissioned by the Electronic Music Studio TU Berlin. Mazen Kerbaj: Starry Night (2006) – stereo playback The evening’s premiere refers to the political dimension of Luigi Nono’s... weiterlesen

20 Years Freunde Guter Musik Berlin

26.09. – 04.10.2003 St. Elisabeth-Kirche, Villa Elisabeth 1983 – 2003  Adventures in Hearing Concerts / Performances / Events / Sound Art / Lectures / Parties The activities of Freunde Guter Musik are a Berlin tradition. Since 1983, the non-profit association “Friends of Good Music” has been dedicated to presenting and promoting new music and music in new forms. Freunde has invited artists from Berlin, from Germany, and from... weiterlesen

Glenn Branca

26.09.2003 / 20:00 h St. Elisabeth-Kirche 20 Years Freunde Guter Musik Berlin MAXIMAL MINIMAL Symphony No.14 (Retrospective) – WP – Commission for rock band and electronics – Glenn Branca – overtone guitar Regina Bloor – guitar Ryan Walsh – bass Tony Cenicola – drums Glenn Branca‘s (New York) astonishingly powerful, harmonic (i.e.based on overtone series) microtonal music for massed groups of electric guitars and keyboards... weiterlesen