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[14/12/2017 // 20:00] p.o.p. (psychology of perception) at Exploratorium Berlin München, Germany.

The duo of Hannes Strobel and Reinhold Friedl became a quartet and just released the CD IKABANA on the British label FMR records. First Berlin appearance with Reinhold Friedl-piano. Hannes Strobl-electric bass. Elena Margarita Kakaliagou-french horn, voice. Nora Krahl-violoncello. has been release with this quartet

MORE INFO:
https://soundcloud.com/user-391846487
http://exploratorium-berlin.de/de/konzert/2017-12-14-p-o-p_improvisationskonzert/

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[7/12/2017 // 20:00] TOBEL: Reinhold Friedl & Franck Vigroux @ Offene Ohren, München, Germany

TOBEL, the Duo of outstanding French electronic musicians and Reinhold Friedl released in 2016 their second CD. Now live in München, Germany at MUG - Münchner Untergrund im Einstein Kultur.

MORE INFO:
https://vimeo.com/110771579
http://www.offeneohren.org/

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[2&3/12/2017 // 20:00] zeitkratzer & She She Pop: THE OCEAN IS CLOSED: Kammerspiele München, Germany

In "The Ocean is Closed" the music ensemble zeitkratzer and the performance collective She She Pop observe each other across the limits of their own categories. They look in fascination at their "exotic" colleagues. Outside eyes and ears are interested in different things, ask the right wrong questions, misunderstand the agreements and breach basic laws. She She Pop and zeitkratzer play a concert: secret, order and ocean. They celebrate music and play per se.
With Sebastian Bark, Lisa Lucassen, Ilia Papatheodorou from She She Pop, and Biliana Voutchkova (Violine), Nora Krahl (Violoncello), Elena Kakaliagou (Horn), Hilary Jeffery (Posaune), Reinhold Friedl (Klavier), Maurice de Martin (Perkussion) from zeitkratzer
Direction: Sebastian Bark, Reinhold Friedl, Lisa Lucassen > Künstlerische Leitung, Lena Mody: Stage, Robert Nacken: sound, Andreas Harder: light design, Arved Schultze: Dramaturgie

MORE INFO:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zeitkratzer-She-She-Pop-The-Ocean-is-Closed-246233779213652/?sw_fnr_id=954152673&fnr_t=0
SheShePop: www.sheshepop.de/en/
Supported by Bundeskulturstiftung: http://www.kulturstiftung-des-bundes.de/cms/de/projekte/musik_und_klang/the-ocean-is-closed.html

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[25&26/11/2017 // 20:00] zeitkratzer & She She Pop: THE OCEAN IS CLOSED: Romaeuropa Festival, Rome, Italy

In "The Ocean is Closed" the music ensemble zeitkratzer and the performance collective She She Pop observe each other across the limits of their own categories. They look in fascination at their "exotic" colleagues. Outside eyes and ears are interested in different things, ask the right wrong questions, misunderstand the agreements and breach basic laws. She She Pop and zeitkratzer play a concert: secret, order and ocean. They celebrate music and play per se.
With Sebastian Bark, Lisa Lucassen, Ilia Papatheodorou from She She Pop, and Biliana Voutchkova (Violine), Nora Krahl (Violoncello), Elena Kakaliagou (Horn), Hilary Jeffery (Posaune), Reinhold Friedl (Klavier), Maurice de Martin (Perkussion) from zeitkratzer
Direction: Sebastian Bark, Reinhold Friedl, Lisa Lucassen > Künstlerische Leitung, Lena Mody: Stage, Robert Nacken: sound, Andreas Harder: light design, Arved Schultze: Dramaturgie

MORE INFO:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zeitkratzer-She-She-Pop-The-Ocean-is-Closed-246233779213652/?sw_fnr_id=954152673&fnr_t=0
SheShePop: http://www.sheshepop.de/en/
Supported by Bundeskulturstiftung: http://www.kulturstiftung-des-bundes.de/cms/de/projekte/musik_und_klang/the-ocean-is-closed.html

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[18/11/2017 // 22:00] zeitkratzer performs KRAFTWERK 1 and 2 @ HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL (UK premiere)

Following the release of their critically acclaimed album zeitkratzer performs songs from 'Kraftwerk' and 'Kraftwerk 2' in 2016, the arch-experimentalists continue their exploration of this iconic band, this time in a live setting. Bringing a vital new perspective to Kraftwerk's formative years, zeitkratzer's approach reveals a stripped back, psychedelic lightness to these early tracks, including improvisation and looping grooves. Don't miss the only UK opportunity to hear these works come to life! Songs from Kraftwerk 1 and Kraftwerk 2: Ruckzuck, Spule 4, Strom, Atem, Klingklang, Megaherz, and others
zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski clarinet, Elena Kakaliagou horn, Hilary Jeffery trombone, Reinhold Friedl piano, Didier Aschour guitar, Maurice de Marlin percussion, Biliana Voutchkova violin, Burkhard Schlothauer viola, Elisabeth Fügemann cello, Ulrich Phillipp double bass, Benjamin Schultz sound, Andreas Harder lights.

MORE INFO:
http://hcmf.co.uk/event/7-zeitkratzer-performs-kraftwerk-3/

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[17/11/2017 // 20:00] zeitkratzer & 2e2m @ HUDDERSFIELD CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL

zeitkratzer & Paris legendary Ensemble 2e2m join forces for UK premiere of Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music and Kasper Toeplitz's Agitation / Stagnation: Two ensembles with radically distinct musical approaches join forces to present their interpretation of Lou Reed's avant-garde classic Metal Machine Music. Scored for strings, horns and percussion, this hybrid crossing of two traditions offers a new way to experience Reed's notorious recording, accompanied by a new work from French/Polish composer Kasper Toeplitz. Expect a brutal sonic assault on the senses and an unforgettable foray into controlled chaos.
Ensemble 2e2m: Pierre-Stéphane Meugé saxophone, Laurent Bômont trumpet, Tancrède Cymmermann tuba, Didier Aschour guitar, Véronique Briel piano, Vincent Limouzin percussion, Dorothée Nodé - Langlois violin, Benjamin Garnier cello, Tanguy Menez double bass.
zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski clarinet, Elena Kakaliagou horn, Hilary Jeffery trombone, Reinhold Friedl piano, Maurice de Marlin percussion, Biliana Voutchkova violin, Burkhard Schlothauer viola, Elisabeth Fügemann cello, Ulrich Phillipp double bass, Benjamin Schultz sound, Andreas Harder lights
Direction: Pierre Rouillier

MORE INFO:
2LP Release by zeitkratzer: https://www.discogs.com/Zeitkratzer-Zeitkratzer-Play-Lou-Reed-Metal-Machine-Music/release/6004169
Performance of zeitkratzer w/ Lou Reed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wv8cJneLJkU
Huddersfield Festival: http://hcmf.co.uk/event/2-metal-machine-music/
2e2m: http://www.ensemble2e2m.com/fr/page-3/direction-artistique-pierre-rouiller-2e2m.html

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[09/11/2017 // 20:00] zeitkratzer will play the opening of No!Music Festival @ HAUS DER KULTUREN DER WELT, Berlin, Germany.

zeitkratzer plays a concert without instruments, challenging where music starts and ends. Compositions by John White, LaMonte Yong, Philip Glass, and Liam Mooney. Great overwhelming from the edge between music and no music.

MORE INFO:
https://www.hkw.de/de/programm/projekte/2017/no_music/no_music_start.php

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[27-30/10/2017 // 20:00] zeitkratzer & She She Pop: THE OCEAN IS CLOSED: HAU 1, Berlin, PREMIERE: October 27, 2017

In "The Ocean is Closed" the music ensemble zeitkratzer and the performance collective She She Pop observe each other across the limits of their own categories. They look in fascination at their "exotic" colleagues. Outside eyes and ears are interested in different things, ask the right wrong questions, misunderstand the agreements and breach basic laws. She She Pop and zeitkratzer play a concert: secret, order and ocean. They celebrate music and play per se.
With Sebastian Bark, Lisa Lucassen, Ilia Papatheodorou from She She Pop, and Biliana Voutchkova (Violine), Nora Krahl (Violoncello), Elena Kakaliagou (Horn), Hilary Jeffery (Posaune), Reinhold Friedl (Klavier), Maurice de Martin (Perkussion) from zeitkratzer
Direction: Sebastian Bark, Reinhold Friedl, Lisa Lucassen > Künstlerische Leitung, Lena Mody: Stage, Robert Nacken: sound, Andreas Harder: light design, Arved Schultze: Dramaturgie

MORE INFO:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zeitkratzer-She-She-Pop-The-Ocean-is-Closed-246233779213652/?sw_fnr_id=954152673&fnr_t=0
SheShePop: http://www.sheshepop.de/en/
Supported by Bundeskulturstiftung: http://www.kulturstiftung-des-bundes.de/cms/de/projekte/musik_und_klang/the-ocean-is-closed.html

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[14/10/2017 // 20:00] Reinhold Friedl SPECIAL III @ PROGY & BESS, Vienna, Austria
DIOTIMA QUATUOR (Paris) plays Reinhold Friedl's string quartet's 1-4


MORE INFO:
https://www.jeunesse.at

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[13/10/2017 // 20:00] Reinhold Friedl SPECIAL II @ PROGY & BESS, Vienna, Austria

Zeitkratzer BRASS: Jazz & beyond. With Tony Buck, Frank Gratkowski, Hild Sofie Tafjord and Hilary Jeffery.

MORE INFO:
Jeunesse Musicale

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[12/10/2017 // 20:00] PORTRAIT Reinhold Friedl SPECIAL I @ PROGY & BESS, Vienna, Austria
HOW HIGH THE MOON with Mariam Valentin, Hild Sofie Tafjord and Frank Gratkowski

MORE INFO:
Jeunesse musicale

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[12/09/2017] Reinhold Friedl: Lecture on the hidden performative sources of Iannis Xenakis electroacoustic music - Symposium 'Exploring Xenakis: Performance, Practice, Philosophy', Leeds, UK

MORE INFO:
Leeds Conference

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[25/08/2017 // 17:00] Reinhold Friedl @ Opening Performance Orchestra @ OSTRAVA NEW MUSIC DAYS: John Cage Chess Show.

MORE INFO:
https://www.ostravainfo.cz

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[24/08/2017] OSTRAVA MUSIC DAYS: Reinhold Friedl @ OSTRAVA NEW MUSIC DAYS - lecture on his musical activities:

13:30 - 15:00 Janácek Conservatory (Ceskobratrská 40, 702 00 Ostrava)

MORE INFO:
http://www.newmusicostrava.cz

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[16/08/2017 // 18:00] Reinhold Friedl plays the opening of ATONAL FESTIVAL Berlin: Premieres of by Iancu DUMITRESU and Anna-Marie AVRAM

Reinhold Friedl will premiere two work written for him by Anna-Marie Avram and Iancu Dumitresu.

MORE INFO:
https://berlin-atonal.com/

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[17/05/2017 -17/09/2917] zeitkratzer's John Cage recording @ MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York.

zeitkratzer's acclaimed version of John Cage "telephones and birds" released on the Volksbühne-CD "Die Kraft der Negation" - realized by Reinhold Friedl and Ralf Meinz - is on constant playback at the Robert Rauschenberg exhibition at Museum of Modern Art, New York: "Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends"

MORE INFO:
https://www.moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/3634
http://www.zeitkratzer.de/lux003.html

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[30/10/2016 // 20:00] zeitkratzer plays JORINDE VOIGT @ HAMBURGER BAHNHOF, Berlin, Germany.
zeitkratzer is interpreting drawings by Jorinde Voigt, transferred into a musical score by Reinhold Friedl. A limited edition of 500 LPs combined with a catalogue in form of a leporello will be released on September 16, 2016.

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Hild Sofie Tafjord (fh), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Andreas Harder (light).

MORE INFO:
Freunde Guter Musik: http://www.freunde-guter-musik-berlin.de/?lang=en,
Hamburger Bahnhof: http://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/hamburger-bahnhof/exhibitions/detail/musikwerke-bildender-kuenstler-scores-saadane-afif-christian-marclay-ari-benjamin-meyers-jorinde-voigt.html
In cooperation with:
Klangspuren Schwaz: http://www.klangspuren.at/en/klangspurenfestival/
Kunstraum Innsbruck: http://www.kunstraum-innsbruck.at/veranstaltungen/sechzehn/eroeffnung_mit_urauffuehrung_jorinde_voigt
Jorinde Voigt: http://jorindevoigt.com/blog/?cat=20


[29/10/2016] zeitkratzer @ GAS FESTIVAL Göteborg, Sweden.
zeitkratzer plays an All-American-Program, presenting three outstanding compositions: James Tenney – Critical Band: the prototype of pure tuning turning sound into light,
John Cage – Hymnkus: 30 minutes of increasing melodic gravitation, and
Lou Reed – Metal Machine Music: now in the uninterrupted 64 minute-version! A hilarious sonic adventure of this classic of noise & industrial music.

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Hild Sofie Tafjord (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Biliana Voutchkova (v), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Andreas Harder (light).

MORE INFO:
GAS Festival – Göteborg Art Sounds: http://www.gas-festival.com/artists/zeitkratzer

LISTEN:
James Tenney – Critical Band: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/james-tenney-old-school
John Cage – Hymnkus: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/track/hymnikus
Lou Reed – MetalMachineMusic: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/metal-machine-music

[4/10/2016| 8pm] zeitkratzer @ FESTIVAL SACRUM PROFANUM, Krakow, Poland.
zeitkratzer dedicates this program to Polish composers and musicians: Witold Szalonek, who was an important composition teacher in Berlin – Reinhold Friedl, the founder and director of zeitkratzer worked with him for several years. Zbigniew Karkowski was an outstanding noise musicians, who studied among others with Iannis Xenakis. Friedl’s Xenakis[a]live! And Krakowski’s Monochromie have been released together on a 12’vinyl on Bocian Records last year.
Kaspar Toeplitz, a Polish-French composer and performed was invited by zeitkratzer to compose a new piece especially for this concert and to conduct the premiere!

Witold Szalonek – Improvisations sonoristiques (1968) Premier of the zeitkratzer version
Reinhold Friedl – Xenakis[a]live! #1 (2004)
Zbigniew Karkowski – Monochromy (2002)
Kasper T. Toeplitz – Agitation & Stagnation (commissioned by Sacrum Profanum, 2016)

Two of zeitkratzer’s most known pieces are released on the LP (45rpm): Zbigniew Karkowski’s Monochromy and the very first version of Reinhold Friedl’s Xenakis[a]live! – both pieces are a real experience in instrumental noise music, far beyond Lachenmann and his scholars.

zeitkratzer: Isabelle Duthoit (cl), Hild Sofie Tafjord (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Burkhard Beins (perc), Lisa Marie Landgraf (v), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Jochen Haker (light).

MORE INFO:
http://sacrumprofanum.com/en/13/0/821/programme
Bocian Records: http://www.bocianrecords.com/
LISTEN:
Zbigniew Karkowski – Monochromy: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/track/zbigniew-karkowski-monochromy
Reinhold Friedl – Xenakis[a]live!: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/reinhold-friedl-xenakis-a-live


[30/09/2016| 8pm] zeitkratzer plays TERRE THAEMLITZ @ Tokyo, Japan.
Special Guest: Terre Thaemlitz

zeitkratzer play with Terre Thaemlitz again, one of the long-term-cooperator of the group! But this time in Tokyo, the home of Terre since more than a decade! What could be more compelling than playing there all the music compiled together:
Superbonus / 500-Year Orbit / Sloppy 42nds Â&xnbsp;/ Down Home Kami-Sakunobe / Turtleneck / Hobo Train.

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Elisabeth Fügemann (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Jochen Haker (light).
Special Guest: Terre Thaemlitz (voc, p)

MORE INFO:
FESTIVAL Sound live Tokyo – A non-provocative music festival for hungry ears and exhausted ears: http://www.soundlivetokyo.com/2016/en/0927-30.html
LISTEN:
zeitkratzer plays Terre Thaemlitz: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/electronics-2

[29/09/2016| 8pm] zeitkratzer plays JAMES TENNEY @ Tokyo, Japan.
James Tenney is a point of reference of zeitkratzer’s musical work – espacially Critical Band has been over years the daily start into rehearsals: listen first!!

zeitkratzer plays the following pieces by James Tenney:
Having Never Written a Note for Percussion (1971) / Swell Piece No. 3 (1971) / Critical Band (1988/2000) / Harmonium No. 1 (1976) / For Percussion Perhaps, Or.... (night) (1971)

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Elisabeth Fügemann (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Jochen Haker (light).

MORE INFO:
FESTIVAL Sound live Tokyo – A non-provocative music festival for hungry ears and exhausted ears: http://www.soundlivetokyo.com/2016/en/0927-30.html
LISTEN:
James Tenney – Critical Band: https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/james-tenney-old-school


 

[27/09/2016| 8pm] zeitkratzer & KEIJI HAINO play STOCKHAUSEN @ Tokyo, Japan.
Special Guest: Keiji Haino (voice).
zeitkratzer & Keiji Haino released 2015 a selection of pieces of Karlheinz Stockhausen‘s Aus den sieben Tage. The release was sold out immediately and the resonance was so great, that now, they are going to play the full cycle for the first time! One of the titles is Intensity!

 

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Elisabeth Fügemann (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Jochen Haker (light)

MORE INFO:
FESTIVAL Sound live Tokyo – A non-provocative music festival for hungry ears and exhausted ears: http://www.soundlivetokyo.com/2016/en/0927-30.html
LISTEN:
zeitkratzer & Keiji Haino perform Stockhausen:
https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/karlheinz-stockhausen-old-school


 

[25 – 31/09/2016] JAPAN TOUR !!!
zeitkratzer on tour inJapan for the first time! (concert details below)
with: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Elisabeth Fügemann (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Jochen Haker (light).
Supported by the Goethe-Institute, Germany.

 

[16/09/2016] zeitkratzer plays JORINDE VOIGT @ KLANGSPUREN SCHWAZ, Innsbruck, Austria. RELEASE-CONCERT !

zeitkratzer is interpreting drawings by Jorinde Voigt, transferred into a musical score by Reinhold Friedl. A limited edition of 500 LPs combined with a catalogue in form of a leporello will be released on September 16, 2016.

zeitkratzer: Isabelle Duthoit (bcl), Hild Sofie Tafjord (fh), Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Benjamin Schultz (sound), Bruno Pocheron (light).

MORE INFO::
Klangspuren Schwaz: http://www.klangspuren.at/en/klangspurenfestival/
Kunstraum Innsbruck: http://www.kunstraum-innsbruck.at/veranstaltungen/sechzehn/eroeffnung_mit_urauffuehrung_jorinde_voigt
In cooperation with:
Freunde Guter Musik: http://www.freunde-guter-musik-berlin.de/?lang=en,
Hamburger Bahnhof: http://www.smb.museum/en/museums-institutions/hamburger-bahnhof/exhibitions/detail/musikwerke-bildender-kuenstler-scores-saadane-afif-christian-marclay-ari-benjamin-meyers-jorinde-voigt.html
Jorinde Voigt: http://jorindevoigt.com/blog/?cat=20


 

[26/08/2016| midnight] zeitkratzer plays LOU REED – METAL MACHINE MUSIC @ METEO FESTIVAL, Mulhouse, France.
zeitkratzer plays Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Music, now for the first time in a uninterrupted 64 minute-version! A hilarious sonic adventure of this classic of noise & industrial music.

zeitkratzer: Frank Gratkowski (cl), Hild Sofie Tafjord (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Lisa Marie Landgraf (v), Burkhard Schlothauer (v), Elisabeth Fügemann (vc), Ulrich Phillipp (db), Klaus Dobbrick (sound), Bruno Pocheron (light).

MORE INFO:
festival méteo: http://www.festival-meteo.fr/spip.php?mot1538
http://www.tourisme-alsace.com/fr/234009353-Festival-Meteo-concert-de-ZEITKRATZER.html
LISTEN:
Lou Reed – Metal Machine Music:

https://zeitkratzer.bandcamp.com/album/metal-machine-music

 

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