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13/10/2017

RELEASE  Debut Album 

 

John Gürtler and Phillip Sollmann: Debut Album Release

On October 13, the new debut album by "Sollmann & Gürtler" (Phillip Sollmann alias Efdemin and John Gürtler) will be released by the Label Sky Walking Records. Recorded in 2015 underneath a highway bridge in Offenbach, as part of the stunning ROTOR concert series, the duo performed an aural conversation between a ring modulated electric guitar and a variety of reed instruments, which were worked on with a cluster of electronic filters and devices. Parts of the live concert were included in the album. You can listen to an audio sample right here.



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05-14/10/2017

PREMIERE

Filmfest Hamburg


Gürtler, Miserre & Voges: "Pre-Crime" at the Filmfest Hamburg

The documentary-thriller "Pre-Crime" by Matthias Heeder and Monika Hielscher with music by the composer trio Gürtler, Miserre & Voges is selected for the 25th anniversary edition of the Filmfest Hamburg and will be festured as premiere. The 25th Filmfest Hamburg takes place from October 5. until Otober 14. at the Festival cinemas Abaton, Passage, CinemaxX Dammtor, Metropolis and Studio Kino. Cinema release in Germany will be on October 12. You can find the offical Trailer and more information here

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22/09/2017

CONCERT  Resonanzraum Reeperbahnfestival

Federico Albanese: Neue Meister Concert

In context of the Neue Meister Federico Albanese will play a concert at the Labelnacht on September 22. The concert will take place in the Resonanzraum in Hamburg. You can find more information here.   

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31/08/17

FIM RELEASE

Gürtler, Miserre & Voges: Film release "Haus ohne Dach"

John Gürtler, Jan Miserre & Lars Voges composed and produced the music for the film "Haus Ohne Dach" by Soleen Yusuf, which was already awarded as best feature film at First Steps Award. "Haus Ohne Dach" comes now to the cinemas and 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.

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06-08/2017

TOUR

Federico Albanese: Summer Festivals 2017

In the summer of 2017 Federico continues with his Tour. He will play concerts in Germany, Switzerland and in Austria. Enclosed you can find the dates: 

 

16.06.17  DE - Duisburg Traumzeit Festival 

13.07.17 CH - Montreux Jazz Festival

09.08.17 AUT - Lech am Arlberg Postgarage

17.08.17 DE - Dresden Palais Sommer

20.08.17 DE - Lichterfelde Artlake Festival 

08.09.17 DE - Neustadt a. Rbge. Tastentage

 

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04-20/08/2017

FESTIVAL   Nibelungen-Festspiele Worms

Ketan & Vivan Bhatti: Nibelungen-Festspiele Worms

As a result of the successful version in 2016, yet again Ketan & Vivan Bhatti are composing the music for the Nibelungen-Festspiele in Worms. From August 4th - 20th the play "GLUT. Sigfried von Arabien" by Albert Ostermaier, produced by Nuran David Calis will be premiered at the impressive open air stage at the Wormser Dom. 15 actors and 8 musicians will be on view, including opera star Nadja Michael und tenor Bassem Alkhouri. You can find more information regarding play and festival here

 

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19/07/2017

SHEET MUSIC Faber Music

Federico Albanese: Sheet Music available

Starting today, on Juli 19., sheet music by Federico Albanese is available for purchase and download at Faber Music. You receive access to the sheet music of i.e. "Carousel 1", "Space in Between" and "Beside You". For more information please visit the following link

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13/07/2017

CONCERT       Montreux Jazz Festival

Federico Albanese: Concert at Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

On the 13th of July 2017 Federico Albanese will play at the 51 Montreux Jazz Festival in the Fairmont le Montreux Palace. Federico will present his latest album "The Blue Hour". You can find more information here.

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2017

FILMSCORE   PRODUCTION

Matthew Herbert: Filmscore for "Disobedience"

Matthew Herbert will be composing and producing the filmscore for the new film "Disobedience" by Sebastián Lelio. On June 28th the recordings will take place. The film "Disobedience" is about a woman returning to her Orthodox Jewish home after the death of her father. Back home she stirs up controversy when showing interest in an old childhood friend. You can find more information here.  

 

 

 

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2017

PRODUCTION ARTE

Gürtler, Miserre & Voges: Music for ARTE's "VideoHunterS"

John Gürtler, Jan Miserre, Lars Voges produce the music for the internet-serie "Video-Star" for Arte.  

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29/05/2017

RADIO PLAY       Berliner Funkhaus

Fabian Russ: "The Therapy"

On the 29th of May Fabian Russ play "The Therapy" is featured in the "Kurzstrecke" by Deutschlandfunk Kultur. For more information please click here

 

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17/04/2018

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

 

 

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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.   

 

 

 



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03-04/2017

TOUR

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

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29/04/17

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.

 

 

 

 

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28-29/04/2017

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

 

 

 

 

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15/03/2017

SHOWCASE

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.

 


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13/03/2017

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.

 

 

 

 

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03/03/2017

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.


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27/02/2017

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

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25/02/2017

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.

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19/02/2017

AWARD

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.


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02/2017

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.

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28/01/2017

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.

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12/01/2017

FILM SCORE 

John Gürtler: Nomation 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.

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18-24/01/2016

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.