Sunday January 30th, 16:00

Sunday Afternoon Improvisation

10 Eur / 05 Eur*
*sliding scale/
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Biliana Voutchkova, Robin Hayward, Ingo Reulecke

Sunday Afternoon Improvisation

MICROSOUNDANCE

 

This performance is aiming to combine the strong interest of the participants in reduced forms, what they find necessary to enchance certain kind of concentration and intense sharing. From minimal sound/movement, micro tones/gestures and fine nuances to silence and stillness, their collaboration explores further into their own capacities merged into this spontanious improvisation.

 

Biliana Voutchkova, hailed as a violinist “with refined taste” and “an enormous capacity of outstanding musical talent,” she has performed in concerts worldwide, appearing throughout Europe, Asia, and the US at celebrated venues such as the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Jordan Hall in Boston, the Manuel de Falla Auditorium in Granada, Spain and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Currently a member of NotaRiotous, Works in Progress Berlin, concertmaster of the BMOP /Boston Modern Orchestra Project/ and co-founder of DUOKAYA, she approaches contemporary music with the inspiration and freedom characteristic of her forceful improvisations. Recent and upcoming collaborations include Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop, Dialoge 09 - Sasha Waltz and guests, and musikFabrik. Her last self - produced CD “FACES”, check it out at http://cdbaby.com/cd/biliana

 

The tuba player and composer Robin Hayward, born in Brighton, England in 1969, has been based in Berlin since 1998. He has redefined the tuba’s potential both in the areas of noise and microtonality, and his compositions for other instruments reflect a similar experimental, medium-specific approach. Pieces have been written for him by such composers as Alvin Lucier and Christian Wolff. He has toured extensively both solo and in collaboration. His approach to the tuba has been documented in the solo CDs Valve Division and States of Rushing, along with various collaborative releases. Active in many contemporary music ensembles including Phosphor and Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, in 2005 he founded Zinc & Copper Works for continued research into brass instruments. In 2009 he developed the first fully microtonal tuba together with the instrument manufacturers B&S. Robin Hayward is currently doing a doctorate exploring the acoustics of this new tuba at the Technical University in Berlin.

 

Ingo Reulecke, studied dance in New York and Berlin before he studied choreography in the college of the arts “Ernst Busch” Berlin.He is working since a long time as a freelance dancer and choreographer. He developed 2005 in collaboration with the dramaturge A. Hardegen the piece “Distans 1:02” ( HAU 3 ). 2006 arise in collaboration with Zufit Simon “diminuedo 2”. This production won the first price in the VorOrt-festival in Muenster. since 2006 is Reulecke leading the dance department at the college of arts “Ernst Busch” and is takoin part in the directory board of the Hochschuluebergreifende centre of dance in Berlin.

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