RADIO PLAY       Berliner Funkhaus

Fabian Russ: Guest appearance for the Broadcast "Im Gespräch"

On the 29th of May Fabian Russ takes part in the broadcast "Im Gespräch" at the Berliner Funkhaus. Within the new author production "Kurzstrecke 62" initiated by Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Fabian Russ is presenting his play "Die Therapie". For more information please click here




CONCERT   Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Federico Albanese: Concert at the Elphilharmonie Hamburg

On the 17th of April 2018 Federico Albanese & Ensemble will play an exclusive, sheer acoustic concert at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. In the major Hall of the Elbphilharmonie you will listen to compositions from Federico's two studio albums "The Houseboat And The Moon" (2014) and "The Blue Hour" (2016), as well as compositions from his 2018 to be released new album. Tickets are available here




9., 12. & 19./05/2017

PODCAST        Music App


Fabian Russ: Podcast of "Butterfly Under Glass"

On the 9th, 12th and 19th of May there will be via "Henry", a free App for contemporary music,  a Podcast about Fabian Russ and his multimedia Performance "Butterfly Under Glass". "Butterfly Under Glass" is inspired by the history of Loie Fuller, who was a reformer of dance and innovator in light- and stage production. You can find more information here.   







Federico Albanese: Tour in spring 2017

In spring 2017 Federico Albanese is on tour again. He will play some concerts in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Austria. In the following you can find the dates: 


28.03.17   LU - Luxemburg Rotondes

29.03.17   BE - Leuven 30CC

30.03.17   BE - Turnhout de Warande

31.03.17   BE - Roeslare de Spil

01.04.17   BE - Hasselt CCHA

02.04.17   NL - Utrecht De Helling

29.04.17   DE - Bremen Jazzahead Festival - Club Nacht

05.05.17   DE - Berlin XJAZZ Festival 2017



FILMSCORE   Premiere

Gürtler, Miserre & Voges: Filmscore "PRE-CRIME"

Gürtler, Miserre & Voges produced the filmscore for "PRE-CRIME" by Matthias Heeder and Monika Hielscher. The film is celebrating its world premiere on the 29th of April at the well-known Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto. The Festival premiere in Germany takes place on the 7th of May at 8pm at the DOK.fest in Munich, whereas the Cinema release in Germany takes place on the 5th of October. "PRE-CRIME" is dealing with Chicago's police surveillance system, a software, which predicts by means of algorithms, when and where crime happens. The investigative documentary film "PRE-CRIME" dares to catch a look behind the scenes and questions the pre-crime-surveillance method. You can find more information here.







SHOW    Tempodrom in Berlin 

Ketan & Vivan Bhatti: Flying Illusion

The show "Red Bull Flying Illusion" is a production created by the international successful Breakdance - Company Flying Steps in collaboration with the "Bhatti Brothers" Ketan & Vivan, who are responsible for the music. They have managed to build a bridge between the world of magic and the prime necessities a breakdancer needs. On the 28./29. of April 2017 they are performing in Berlin in the Tempodrom. You can find more informationen here








Federico Albanese: Showcase at the South by Southwest Festival

On the 15th of March 2017 Federico Albanese is presenting his second Album "The Blue Hour" in his Showcase from 9.00 pm - 9.40 pm at the "The South by Southwest Conference & Festivals" (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. For "The Blue Hour" Federico took inspiration from the brief transitional state between day and night. The Festival is celebrating the convergence of the interactive film and music industry, between the 10th - 19th of March 2017. You can find more information here.




FEATURE            BR Klassik

Fabian Russ: "Radikaler Schmetterling" BR Klassik about Loie Fuller/ Butterfly under Glass

On Monday the 13th of March, BR Klassik is presenting the feature "Radikaler Schmetterling", which is musically accompanied by compositions of the multimedia Performance Butterfly under Glass from Fabian Russ. "Radikaler Schmetterling" is a Feature dealing with the Dancer Loie Fuller, who's work inspires us until today. You can find more information here.







RELEASE         Neue Meister

Federico Albanese, Matthew Herbert and Fabian Russ

On the 3rd of March the new Double Album "Neue Meister Live in Berlin" will be released with a variety of compositions eponymous to the concert series with Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin. Three of our composers, including Federico Albanese, Matthew Herbert and Fabian Russ, present new composed and arranged compositions in particular for the concert series. You can find more information here.



CONCERT             At the Wiener Konzerthaus

Matti Bye: Silent film concert "Stiller: Erotikon"

The Matti Bye Ensemble, led by Matti Bye, accompanies on Monday 27th of Feburary 2017 live at the Wiener Konzerthaus the Silent Film "Stiller: Erotikon". Matti Bye has proven to be one of the most important Swedish film composers. You can find more information here



INSTALLATION Deutsche Oper Berlin

Matthew Herbert: "Death in Venice" Installation

Matthew Herberts installation "Death in Venice" can be seen at 25th February 2017 at Deutsche Oper Berlin. The installation is part of the "Ambushed from Behind" series, which consists of 5 premiers. Herbert travelled to Venice with a microphone in order to capture sounds of the city, which build the raw material for his composition. Hence he creates his own version of the homonymous opera by Benjamin Britten. More information can be found here.




Matthew Herbert: Praise for the "A Fantastic Woman" Film score

The film "A Fantastic Woman" (Una Mujer Fantástica) by Sebastián Lelio with music by Matthew Herbert received on Sunday, 19th of Feburary at the Berlinale 2017 the Silbernen Bären for the best film script and the Teddy Award for the best transgender film. Metthew Herbert's Score was honourably mentioned, "a stunning, a string-based creation" Variety and "that extends also to the strange and beautiful score by experimental British electronica composer Matthew Herbert, working here in a more orchestral but not less distinctive vein" Hollywood-Reporter.



FILMSCORE Berlinale 2017

Matthew Herbert: "A Fantastic Woman" at Berlinale Competition

The film "A Fantastic Woman" (Una Mujer Fantástica) by Sebastián Lelio with music by Matthew Herbert is selected as one of the first 14 films for the competition of the Berlinale 2017. It is about a young transsexual in Santiago de Chile, who has to stand up alone against accusations and discrimination after the sudden death of her older boyfriend. Fabula (Chile) in cooperation with Komplizen Film (Germany) are responsible for the production of the film.



AWARD           Max-Ophüls Preis

John Gürtler: "Without this World" wins documentary film

The film "Without this World" (Ohne diese Welt) by Nora Fingerscheidt with music by John Gürtler receives on Saturday 28th of January 2017 at the Festival Max-Ophüls Preis the Award for the best documentary film. Congratulations! "Ohne diese Welt" adresses a tribe of Mennonites, who live like one did in the 18th century. "Inspired by the set recordings of a traditional Mennonite settlement in Argentina, John shaped the score mirroring the stretched out vocal melodies and ancient hummed tunes of Mennonite religion" Website Paradox Paradise.




John Gürtler: "Hinter dem Schneesturm" nomated for Best Cinema Documentary in 2016

The film "Hinter dem Schneesturm" by Levin Peter with music by John Gürtler is nominated by the association der deutschen Filmkritik in the category "Best Cinema Documentary" of 2016. On Monday 13th of February 2017, the accolade is awarded at the Berlinale. "Hinter dem Schneesturm" already received the FIRST STEPS Award for the "best documentary film" in 2015. For more information please click here.



CONCERT Radialsystem V Berlin

Tom Hodge: Concert with Piano Interrupted in Berlin

At 20th November 2016 Piano Interrupted plays a concert at Radialsystem in Berlin within the framework of the UM:LAUT series. Tom Hodge and Franz Kirmann play together with double-bass player Tim Fairhall, with whom they also recorded their new album "Landscapes of the Unfinished". You can find more information here.




Burak Özdemir: Album release concert of "Sampling Baroque / Handel" in Berlin

At 11th November 2016 the record release concert of the album "Sampling Baroque / Handel" by Musica Sequenza takes place at Radialsystem in Berlin. In this album the ensemble under the direction of Burak Özdemir unites Handel's music with electronic sounds and transports the sound of baroque into the 21st century. You can find more information about the event here.



CONCERT b-flat Berlin

Håkon Kornstad: Concert in Berlin

At 11th November 2016 Håkon Kornstad plays a show with his ensemble at the Berlin jazz club b-flat and presents his current album "Tenor Battle". The critically acclaimed album, which also has been cover story in JazzThetik, combines jazz and opera, improvisation and classical music. You can find more information here.




John Gürtler and Efdemin: Release

John Gürtler has a side project with Hamburg DJ and producer Phillip Sollmann alias Efdemin and the first track "Gegen die Zeit" is released on the current Sky Walking compilation, which appears on the correspondent label. Here you can find an audio sample.




Federico Albanese: Europe Tour October

In October Federico Albanese will go on tour. He will perform in different clubs in Germany but also in Denmark, France, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland. Here you can find the dates:

29.09.16 IT - Bologna, Lokomotiv

30.09.16 IT - Terracina, Ribbon Club

01.10.16 IT - Milano, Bellezza

02.10.16 IT - Turin, Teatro Superga

07.10.16 CH - Yverdon, Theatre Benno Besson

11.10.16 G - Dortmund, Domicil

12.10.16 F - Paris, MaMa Festival

13.10.16 G - Leipzig, UT Connewitz

14.10.16 G - Dresden, Scheune

15.10.16 G - Hannover, Lister Turm

16.10.16 G - Düsseldorf, Christuskirche

21.10.16 DK - Copenhagen, DR Koncerthuset Studio 3

22.10.16 G - Hamburg, Tschaikowski Saal

28.10.16 PL - Gdansk, Klub Zak

29.10.16 PL - Durbe, Zemlika Festival

11.11.16 G - Wiesbaden, Hessisches Landmuseum

12.11.16 G - Utrecht, Le Guess Who?! Festival

13.11.16 G - Bielefeld, Bunker Ulmenwall 




Fabian Russ: Butterfly Under Glass at Radialsystem

On 16th of October Fabian Russ presents at Radialsystem V Berlin together with live-video-artist Frieder Weiss the installative-performative dance-, light-, and music performance "Butterfly Under Glass". It was premiered at PODIUM festival Esslingen in 2015. With music, light, video and dance the project goes on the trail of Loie Fuller and handles with her questions about the interaction between art, technique, and humanity. It moves freely between various disciplines, so that borders between genres disappear. Fabian Russ composed the music and developed the project together with Frieder Weiss, Folkert Uhde and PODIUM festival. Here the Making Of.




Håkon Kornstad: Album release "Tenor Battle"

Håkon Kornstad's album "Tenor Battle" is released at 30th September in the German-speaking region by the label EDEL. In this album the Norwegian jazz saxophonist and tenor singer amalgamates arias and jazz together with his ensemble. Bremme & Hohensee have been won as concert agency for Kornstad. Here is the link to his website.




Gürtler, Miserre & Voges: "ABOVE AND BELOW" available on DVD

The multiple awarded documentary, amongst others German Film Award 2016, Zürcher Film Award 2015, Fipresci International Critics Prize 2015 "ABOVE AND BELOW" by Swiss director Nicolas Steiner is now available on DVD. The composer collective Paradox Paradise composed and produced the music, which significantly influences the film. You can order the DVD amongst others here.




Matti Bye: Album Release „Elephant Made The Piano“

On the 16th of September 2016 Matti Bye released his new EP "Elephant Made The Piano" through the Label 1631 Recordings. The album is now available. You can find a audio sample right here



FILMSCORE First Steps Award

John Gürtler: Film score for “Haus Ohne Dach”

John Gürtler composed the music for the film "Haus Ohne Dach" by Soleen Yusuf, which was awarded as best feature film at First Steps Award. We congratulate. "Haus Ohne Dach" tells the story of the journey of the three siblings Alan, Jan and Liya. They were born in the Kurdish part of Iraq but grown up in Germany. The brothers and sisters want to satisfy their mothers last wish and bury her next to their father in their home village.




Matthew Herbert: Filmscore for "A Fantastic Woman"

Matthew Herbert will compose and produce the music for the new film of Chilean director Sebastian Leilo. "A Fantastic Woman" follows Marina, a waitress trying to make a living moonlighting as a nightclub singer, when the sudden death of her older boyfriend leaves her more vulnerable than ever. The Berlin based film production Komplizenfilm, i.a. Maren Ade, will co-produce the film in Germany.





Fabian Russ: "Inside Partita" at Bachfesttage in Köthen

At "Bachfesttage" in Köthen on September, 3rd and 4th the installation "Inside Parita" will be set up. Fabian Russ developed it together with Folkert Uhde. "Inside Partita" is a more dimensional sound space on the musical base of Bachs Partitas and electronics.




Federico Albanese: Music for shortfilm "Mollymaulk"

Federico Albanese finished working on the score for "Mollymaulk" by the british director Daniel Kershaw. The shortfilm deals with the problems and the fears of the community in an english fishing village.



READING Pop-Kultur Berlin

Matthew Herbert: Reading at Pop-Kultur

On 1st of September, Matthew Herbert will read the first time from his book "The Music" at Pop-Kultur festival in Berlin. Herberts first book is a music album in words, that describes the production of the album and the sounds that would be heard. The reading takes place at 10:40 pm at Passage, Neukölln. More Infos here. The website of the book is here.




Federico Albanese: Summer-Festival-Concerts

Between July and November Federico Albanese will perform on different festivals around Europe. Here are the dates:


31.07.16  UK - Malmesbury WOMAD

06.08.16  IT - Castelbuono Ypsigrock Festival

13.08.16 DE - Weißwasser Klassik Nacht im Jahnpark    

27.08.16  DE - Storkow alinae lumr Festival

04.09.16 IT - Sparks Festival 

14.09.16  GR - Thessaloniki Reworks Festival

12.10.16  FR - Paris MaMA Festival

29.10.16  LT - Durbe Zemlika Festival

12.11.16  NL - Utrecht Le Guess Who ?! Festival



LIVE Roundhouse  London

Matthew Herbert: A NUDE Live in London

On the 10th of May Matthew Herbert presents his newest project A NUDE for the first time live at Roundhouse in London. The album A NUDE (The Perfect Body), based on the recordings of a naked body, will be presented in an installative performance together with choreographer Eleesha Drennan and five other dancers.



FESTIVAL Nibelungen-Festspiele Worms

Ketan & Vivan Bhatti: Nibelungen-Festival Worms

For this year's Nibelungen-Festival in Worms, Ketan & Vivan Batthi composed the music. At the 14th edition of the festival the play "GOLD. Der Film der Nibelungen" by Albert Ostermaier, directed by Nuran David Calis will be premiered. For two weeks the composition will be presented during the daily performances by ten musicians on the stage. On 23rd of July 3sat will broadcast the piece. More infos about the piece and the festival you find here.






Federico Albanese: Licensing for "Nura"

The Australian headphone producer "Nura" licensed the piece "Time Has Changed" for their new image-film.

Here the video.



COMPOSITION Commercial Yelp

Gürtler, Miserre, Voges: Music for Yelp-Spot

John Gürtler, Jan Miserre and Lars Voges composed the music of the new commercial of "Yelp". The spot "La Grenouille" was produced by Big Bish and directed by Claas Ortmann. 

You can find the video here.  




schneider+ sync: Federico Albanese for Strava

For an image film for Strava, a social network for athletes, music by Federico Albanese was licensed. The trailer was produced by Acher's Mark. 

Here you can find the video.





FILMSCORE Filmfest München

John Gürtler: Film score for “Haus Ohne Dach”

John Gürtler composed the music for the film "Haus Ohne Dach" by Soleen Yusuf, which will be premiered at the Film Festival Munich. "Haus Ohne Dach" tells the story of the journey of the three siblings Alan, Jan and Liya. They were born in the Kurdish part of Iraq but grown up in Germany. The brothers and sisters want to satisfy their mothers last wish and bury her next to their father in their home village.



ALBUM RELEASE Release-Concert Berghain Kantine Berlin

Burak Özdemir: Album Release “Sampling Baroque/Händel

On 10th of June the new album of Burak Özdemirs ensemble Musica Sequenza will be published through Sony. On his fourth album "Sampling Baroque/Händel" the bassoonist and leader of the ensemble will combine Händels arias with urban sounds. The release concert takes place on June, 24th in the Kantine in Berghain.




Neue Meister

Matthew Herbert: World premiere of "Further" at Neue Meister

On 20th of June Matthew Herbert performs his composition "Further" within the concert series Neue Meister. "Further" is Herberts musical and performative reaction on the current refugee situation. More infos about the concert series here.






Paradox Paradise: The German Film Award for “Above And Below”

Congratulations! The film "Above And Below" with the music from the Berlin-based composer collective Paradox Paradise was awarded two times at The German Film Award. In the categories "Best Documentary Film" and "Best Cinematography" the production received the two awards. Last year the three composers Gürtler, Miserre and Voges were already honored for their score for "Above And Below" with the award for the best music in a documentary film in Munich at DOK.fest.

More infos here.





MUSIC THEATER Deutsche Oper Berlin

Ketan & Vivan Bhatti music theater project "Neuland"

Young refugees and young people from Berlin are taking contro of the Tischlerei at the Deutsche Oper Berlin to found a new city. City with new rules and rituals, with a common and imaginative culture. In their Utopia from January till April they are faced with strangeness , the arriving moment and the wish for a better common future and the are invite us for a experimental music theater piece.



TOUR  Germany

Concert Tour Federico Albanese - April

Federico Albanese will continue his Blue-Hour-Tour in April, including concerts in Mannheim (09.04), Magdeburg (15.04) and Stade (24.04). Tickets are available under the following link.




Federico Albanese: Germany Tour

Federico Albanese presents his upcoming album "The Blue Hour", which will be released on the 15th of January 2016, at his tour in Germany. Here you can buy the tickets. These are the dates and locations of the tour:

03.03.2016 Hannover, Feinkost Lampe

04.03.2016 Rees-Haldern, Haldern Pop Bar

05.03.2016 Hamburg, Resonanzraum

08.03.2016 Zürich, Exil

09.03.2016 Karlsruhe, Jubez

10.03.2016 Düsseldorf, FFT

11.03.2016 Frankfurt am Main, Brotfabrik

12.03.2016 München, Frameworks-Festival

13.03.2016 Berlin, Roter Salon

09.04.2016 Mannheim, Jetztmusik Festival

15.04.2016 Magdeburg, Moritzhof

23.04.2016 Stade, Hanse Song Festival 



FILMSCORE Filmfestival Max-Ophüls- Preis

John Gürtler: Music for the Film "Hinter dem Schneesturm"

John Gürtler wrote the Film music for the Documentary film "Hinter dem Schneesturm" directed by Levin Peters. The Film Premiere will be on the 37. Max Ophüls Filmfestival.