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Upcoming and recent performances

Leopold Hurt and Carola Schaal
Leopold Hurt and Carola Schaal
Six scenes for turntables and orchestra 2023 20 minutes For improvising turntablist and orchestra In collaboration with Mariam Rezaei
Commissioned by the Darmstadt Summer Course, ICTUS, deSingel, Brussels Philharmonic and nyMusikk
Brussels Philharmonic/ICTUS (soloist: Mariam Rezaei, conductor: Ilan Volkov)
  • Singel, Antwerp, Belgium 17 November 2023
  • Concertgebouw Bruges, Belgium 16 November 2023
Frankfurt Radio Symphony (soloist: Mariam Rezaei, conductor: Pierre Bleuse)
  • Darmstadt Summer Course, Germany 19 August 2023
Minor Characters 2022 50 minutes For vocalist, saxophone(s), electric guitar, synthesiser, and drum-kit/percussion In collaboration with Jennifer Walshe
Commissioned by the Darmstadt Summer Course, La Muse en Circuit, Radio France and Klangspuren Schwaz
Jennifer Walshe and Ensemble Nikel
  • Darmstadt Summer Course, Germany 9 August 2023
Fast Medium Swing 2008 10 minutes For solo piano, 3 instruments and sampler.
Ensemble Via Nova
  • Kunsthalle, Erfurt, Germany 16 June 2023
  • Weimarer Frühjahrstagen für zeitgenössische Musik, Germany 27 May 2023
Hi hat and Me 2010 5 minutes For solo percussionist (voice and hi-hat). For Claire Edwardes
Claire Edwardes
  • Church St Studios, Australia 13 May 2023
  • Orange Conservatory, Australia 12 May 2023
  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia 11 May 2023
  • Tempo Rubato, Melbourne, Australia 10 May 2023
Popular Contexts, Volume 2 2010 25 minutes For piano, sampler, voice and physical actions (one person) For Stephane Ginsburgh
Commissioned by Centre Henri Pousseur for Stephane Ginsburgh
Hanne Pilgrim
  • Brückenfestival Wienerwald, Austria 6 May 2023
Letter Pieces 2007+ Open-score pieces for performer (e.g. dancer, live-artist, actor) and musician (vocal or any instrument).
Strings and Noise
  • Auf der Couch, Vienna, Austria 27 April 2023
Popular Contexts, Volume 6 2013 23 minutes Trio for vibraphone, drum-kit and sampler keyboard
Commissioned by MaerzMusik, Speak Percussion with support from Julian Burnside
Romanesco Duo
  • Café Littéraire Bienne, Biel, Switzerland 3 March 2023
Electric Dreams A historic opera 2015 70 minutes
Commissioned by The 6th Johann-Joseph-Fux Competition for Opera
Grand Théâtre de Genève, Ensemble Contrechamps Mise en scène: Sara Ostertag
  • Au Théâtre Am Stram Gram, Geneva, Switzerland 2-5 March 2023
Explorations in Polytonality and Other Musical Wonders, Volume 4 2023 15 minutes Quartet for 2 synthesisers, percussion and drum-kit
Commissioned by Hochschule der Künste Bern
Romane Bouffioux, Corentin Barro, Lis Marti, Audrey Mützenberg
  • Playtime, Bern, Switzerland 23 January 2023
Lecture about Listening to Music 2017 32 minutes For lecturer, soprano/tenor saxophone and synthesiser/samples
Stephanie Schoiswohl, Ana Ostojic & Matthew Shlomowitz
  • Open Music, Graz, Austria 10 December 2022