Mazen Kerbaj
Sa, 09/07/2022, 20:00 Uhr
Echtzeitmusik / Elektronische Musik / Improvisation / Konzert

Synesthesia


Mazen Kerbaj + Splitter Orchester

Synesthesia is a live graphic score created and interpreted in real-time by an improvising ensemble. In this new concept, Mazen Kerbaj acts both as the conductor of the ensemble and the director of a movie in the making; the images he produces on his glass table are projected on a large screen for the audience, and on smaller screens for the musicians who use them as material and indications to be interpreted instantaneously. The musicians react to the images, and the conductor reacts to the music in return, each side feeding on the other with no defined hierarchy. The images do not illustrate the music, nor does the music accompany the images; they rather flow together in an organic way. The resulting experience is quite unique for the audience; they can literally see the sound and hear the images of a movie that is made in real-time on stage.
Synesthesia is Kerbaj’s take on various projects from the 20th century’s music and film traditions, including Cornelius Cardew’s Treatise, Butch Morris’ conductions, graphic scores, free improvised music, live music for early silent movies, avant-garde and experimental films, video art…

  • Mazen Kerbaj: »Synesthesia« (2022, UA)

Splitter Orchester

Burkhard Beins, Schlagzeug
Anthea Caddy, Violoncello
Roy Carroll, Elektronik
Anat Cohavi, Klarinette
Axel Dörner, Trompete
Sabine Ercklentz, Trompete und Elektronik
Kai Fagaschinski, Klarinette
Emilio Gordoa, Vibraphon
Robin Hayward, Tuba
Steve Heather, Schlagzeug
Chris Heenan, Kontrabassklarinette
Mike Majkowski, Kontrabass
Magda Mayas, Clavinet
Matthias Müller, Posaune
Andrea Neumann, Innenklavier
Andrea Parkins, Akkordeon und Elektronik
Michael Thieke, Klarinette
Sabine Vogel, Flöten
Biliana Voutchkova, Violine
Marta Zapparoli, Tape Machines und Antennen
Mazen Kerbaj, live visuals und musikalische Leitung

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