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Events 11 | 2013

Sat, November 30, 2013

Festival of Electronic Music
ZKM | Karlsruhe
Admission PIANO+ 10/7 € plus fees [Online Tickets]

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Awarding Giga-Hertz Prize 2013

The biggest four-day festival of electronic music in Germany presents the most recent developments in this area. This year the highpoint will also be the Giga-Hertz Awards and PIANO+.

This year’s Giga-Hertz Awards ceremony, on November 30, 2013 inspires viewers with spectacular and fascinating presentations. Premier performances and other concerts in connection with electronic music and piano are offered to an interested public over three days as part of PIANO+.

As a festival within a festival, PIANO+ forms a fixed aspect of IMATRONIC. The core theme of this series of concerts is the connection between electronic music and piano. Twenty works, as well as premier performances, will be presented in four concerts over a three-day period – among others, by composers such as Alvin Lucier and Luc Ferrari including new compositions by 2011 award winner Anthony Tan.

Wed, November 27, 2013 | Thurs, November 28, 2013 | Fri, November 29, 2013

Wed, November 27, 2013, 8 p.m. [Online Tickets]
Bernhard Lang: DW16e − Songbook I (2005/12, 35')
for voice, saxofon, synthesizer and Drum-Set
piano/keyboard: Sebastian Berweck, Drum-Set: Martin Lorenz, saxofon: Martin Losert, voice: Agata Zubel

Yves Daoust: Impromptu (1994, DEA, 10')
Marianthi Papalexandri: Solo for motors and resonant body (2012, 10−12')
Evan Gardner: Variations on a theme by John Cage (2011/13, 13')
Carlos Sandoval: Maquina Latina (2013, 15')
for piano and video
piano and keyboards: Ernst Surberg, Sebastian Berweck


Thurs, November 28, 2013, 8 p.m. [Online Tickets]
Daniel Blinkhorn: Frostbyte − Red Sound (2012, 15')

Alvin Lucier: Carbon Copies (1989, 20')
Alvin Lucier: Risonanza (1982, 12')
electronics, objects: Sebastian Berweck, electronics, drums: Martin Lorenz and a bird

Katharine Norman: Making Place (2013, German premier, 16')
for piano, live video and live electronics
Richard Festinger: Head Over Heels (1992, German premier, 8')
for MIDI keyboard, Max and Yamaha TG-77 synthesizer
Alvin Lucier: Music for piano and two slow sweep pure wave oscillators (1992, 17')
for piano and tape
Brigitta Muntendorf: Public Privacy #2 − Piano Cover (2013, premier, 10')
for keyboard, tape and video
piano and live electronics: Sebastian Berweck


Fri, November 29, 2013, 8 p.m. [Online Tickets]
Mesias Maiguashca: El Negro Bembón (2008, 17')
for piano, wood sounding objects and electronics
Conductor: Sven Thomas Kiebler
piano: Yukiko Sugawara
Conductor of the drums ensemble: Michael Kiedaisch
drums semble: Michael Kiedaisch, Philipp Becker, Li-Ting Chiu, Jérôme Lepetit
wood sound objects: Gabriel Maiguashca
electronics: Mesias Maiguashca

Mesias Maiguashca: Tiefen (1998−2013, 20')
for eight loudspeakers and clarinet obbligato
clarinet: Walter Ifrim

Nicolaus A. Huber: Hímeros (2011, premier, 15')
for percussion, harp and playback tape
harp: Virginie Tarrête, percussion: Laszlo Hudacsek

9.30 p.m.
José Rafael Subía: Chiral (2013, premier, 10')
for piano and live electronics
piano: Rei Nakamura, live electronics: José Rafael Subía

Anthony Tan: Pose II − On the Shadow of Ideas (2013, premier, 12')
for piano and electronics
piano: Rei Nakamura, live electronics: EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO des SWR

Yukiko Watanabe: Living In The Box II (2013, premier 10')
for piano and video
piano: Rei Nakamura

Gerhard Stäbler: ] said (2013, premier, 12')
for piano, image and tape
piano: Rei Nakamura

Luc Ferrari: Und so weiter (1965/66, 14')
for piano, tape and drums
piano: Rei Nakamura
Preview: Movement to Sound 2013

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