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[UPCOMING: Autumn 2017] PLAY! zeitkratzer & SheShePop: Shows at HAU Berlin, KAMMERSPIELE München, Germany, and ROMAEUROPA FESTIVAL, Rome, Italy.

zeitkratzer and the performance group SheShePop got support from Bundeskulturstiftung for their common project: PLAY!Focusing on the performative side of musicians on stage. Rehearsal start in late 2016, more soon!

zeitkratzer: Elena Kakaliagou (fh), Hilary Jeffery (tb), Reinhold Friedl (p), Maurice de Martin (perc), Biliana Voutchkova (v), Nora Krahl (vc), Martin Wurmnest (sound), Andreas Harder (light).
SheShePop: Lisa Lucassen, Sebastian Bark, Ilia Papatheodorou,

SheShePop: www.sheshepop.de/en/
zeitkratzer: www.zeitkratzer.de
Bundeskulturstiftung


[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  / 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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