We are playing in Erlangen on October 16, with a nice programme of pieces by Alvin Lucier, Morton Feldman, John Cage, James Tenney and Phill Niblock. Bayerischer Rundfunk will record and broadcast the concert.
The Künstlerhaus Wendenstraße turns 30 and celebrates from Friday, 23 August to Sunday, 25 August 2019.
We will play on Saturday, 24 August at 21:30 in the C45, program will be announced soon.
We will play with Phill Niblock again! At klub katarakt on Friday, January 18.
Together with our colleagues Partitions & Resonances from Berlin we will premiere Phill’s piece A Rose in Bloom, a combination of One Large Rose and Two Blooms. We will also play Tow by Tom.
Players are Catherine Lamb, viola, Johnny Chang, violin, Morten J Olsen, vibraphone, Hannes Lingens, accordion, Mike Majkowski, double bass, Derek Shirley, cello
Robert Engelbrecht, cello, electric guitar, Jan Feddersen, evolver, electric guitar, Ignacio Fernández-Bollo, piano, electric guitar, Johann Popp, electric guitar.
We will also appear at the opening on Wednesday, January 16, together with many other performers. It will be a Parcours with lots of pieces from eight centuries, often simultaneously. We will play:
- Christian Wolff: Stones
- Robert Engelbrecht: Drohne 4
- John Cage: Music for Marcel Duchamp
- Morton Feldman: Piano Piece 1952
- Steve Reich: Pendulum Music
- Hanns Eisler: Hollywooder Liederbuch
- James Tenney: (night)
- Jan Feddersen: giration 3 (dans l’espace)
Also, we’re at it again on the Long Night on Saturday, January 19:
Ignacio Fernández-Bollo: 2550 M. ü. M. (2018)
for five side bassdrums – world premiere
With guest performer Alexandra Gramatke and under the direction of the composer.
Plus a solo performance by Moxi Beidenegl.
Plus Ujoforyt (2012) by Jan Feddersen, performed in two versions for toy piano and celesta, respectively, by Ju-Ping Song.
Monday, June 4, 20:00
Innenhof Kraftwerk Bille, 53°32’34.3″N 10°02’14.8“E
Four musicians from the contemporary experimental scene in Paris as guests of Nelly Boyd: solo and in different constellations.
Come see and hear!
Nina Garcia “Mariachi”
Solo: 1 guitar, 1 pedal, 1 amp.
You’ll probably find: feedbacks, cracklings, short circuits, impacts, harmonics, grindings noises, overflowings, notes and quasi perfect chords.
Adrien Kanter und Matthieu Philippe De l‘Isle
The loving energy of punk rock and a fascination for the feeling of sound.
And of course Nelly Boyd, this time as a quartet of Moxi Beidenegl, Robert Engelbrecht, Jan Feddersen and Johann Popp.
This concert is part of the Blurred Edges festival. Blurred Edges is supported by Behörde für Kultur und Medien Hamburg and Hamburgische Kulturstiftung.
We will play with Phill Niblock in Mannheim.
Sunday, April 8, 8 pm
Nationaltheater Mannheim/Studio Werkhaus
Roughly two hours of music, and One Large Rose will be part of it, plus other pieces and of course films by Phill. Joining us on guitar etc. is Johann Popp.
Before the concert there will be a talk with Phill at 7 pm.
We are looking forward to playing with him again!
klub katarakt is coming again and Nelly Boyd appears on the Long Night, Saturday, January 20. We will play a new piece:
Jan Feddersen: giration (basse) (2017)
for 5 electric guitars – world premiere
Players are Robert Engelbrecht, Ignacio Fernández-Bollo, Jan Feddersen, Fiona McKenzie and Johann Popp.
Robert Engelbrecht will also perform a new solo piece for baritone guitar and electronics.
Boyds Elektro Gitarren Orchester will play at Club!Heim im Schanzenpark, Hamburg, on Friday, October 27, at 8 PM.
On the programme:
Jan Feddersen: giration
for 6 electric guitars played with e-bows (2017, world premiere)
Robert Engelbrecht: Nephila
for 8 electric guitars, electric bass and drums (2016, rev. 2017)
for 8 electric guitars, electric bass and drums (2015)
The line-up for this concert consists of:
Bass: Stefan Gretscher
Drums: Johann Wientjes
Live Sound: Tom Fleischhauer
Special thanks to Rückkopplung for amp support!
This concert is supported by the Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Behörde für Kultur und Medien
Save the date: June 7, 2017, 20:00, at the Christianskirche in Hamburg-Ottensen.
More later. In the meantime have a look at their webpage for some info about this great project.
We are pleased to have been invited by our friends of Stark Bewölkt for a concert with Gene Coleman at Hörbar on February 15, 21:30. He will play a set with Michael Maierhof and Birgit Ulher. Nelly Boyd will appear as a duo of Jan and Robert, working with (e-)bowed guitars and cello, playing a set of a droney nature.