A clip from our concert at 3S Studio, Paris, on May 2, 2012. The piece is 3 strings (für Jens Röhm) by Jan Feddersen.
Here’s a video from our concert with Phill Niblock in London on Oct 9, 2009, celebrating the release of „Touch Strings“.
More info on that concert here.
as part of the Blurred Edges festival:
May 17, 7:30 PM
Klavier Knauer, Hamburg, Germany
We will play a programme with pieces for up to 4 pianos. We are happy to have Daria Iossifova playing as a guest with us. Programme so far:
John Cage: Music for piano 53 – 68 (1956)
– Music for piano 69 – 84 (1956)
Morton Feldman: Piece for 4 pianos (1957)
– Two pianos (1957)
– Intermission 6 for one or two pianos (1953)
Jan Feddersen: company for two pianos (2011)
Robert Engelbrecht: Mimi und Bartel for two pianos (2011)
as part of the Blurred Edges festival
May 7, 8 PM
Christianskirche, Hamburg, Germany
We will play a programme with new pieces by us. We are also honoured to present the premiere of a new composition by Matthias Kaul.
Peter Imig: Prometheus for three string instruments and tape (2013) – a re-arrangement of the piece premiered at the opening night of this year’s klub katarakt festival.
Jan Feddersen: 3 Strings No. 2 for bowed electric guitar, cello, double bass (2013) – premiere!
Robert Engelbrecht: A la mémoire de Mascha for three electric guitars with e-bows (2002/2013) – an old piece, now played for the first time in its originally intended form
Matthias Kaul: do nothing, just wait, the singing will start… sooner or later for cymbals and electric toothbrushs (2012) – premiere!
Should become a very spacey concert again.
23. März 2013, 19:00 Uhr
Neues Schwimmbad Wilhelmsburg (Am Inselpark)
Nelly Boyd ist Teil von Utopia, dem neuen Musiktheater-Projekt von Kommando Himmelfahrt. Das Neue Schwimmbad Wilhelmsburg ist eine von mehreren frei begehbaren Stationen, in der wir kontinuierlich von 19 bis 21 Uhr spielen werden, zusammnen mit Marcia Lemke-Kern (Stimme) und Katrin Bethge (Overhead-Projektion).
released 2011 on Edition RZ
including Nelly Boyd’s version of For 1, 2 or 3 People. It was recorded at our Tribute to Christian Wolff concert in the Christianskirche during the Blurred Edges festival 2008, played by our late friend Jens Röhm, together with Robert Engelbrecht and Jan Feddersen. The composer was present. Other performers on the CD include people like David Tudor, Frederic Rzweski etc.
released 2009 on Touch
including One Large Rose, a 46-minute long piece written for us which we recorded with Phill in the Christianskirche in Hamburg in May 2008. Other tracks are Poure (Arne Deforce, cello) and Stosspeng (Susan Stenger and Robert Poss, guitars)
We are trying to relaunch and update this website. More info about our past, present and future should appear from time to time.
January 30, 7:30 PM
We will play on the opening night: 5 ROOMS, a concert installation for three ensembles, together with Decoder and Nyx. It seems like we will play two new compositions for three halls by Jan Feddersen and Peter Imig, respectively, as well as an older piece by Robert Engelbrecht (in one hall).
We will also be part of the katarakt Allstars, performing a rock version of Terry Riley’s classic „In C“ on the closing night: February 2, 11 PM