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.
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.
We are playing at the Greatest Hits Festival at Kampnagel in Hamburg.
Friday, November 18, 18:00, K4
Nelly Boyd plays
Alvin Lucier: Criss-Cross (2013) for two electric guitars
John Cage: Four6 (1992) for any way of producing sounds
Morton Feldman: Durations 2 (1961) for cello and piano
James Tenney: (night) (1971) for percussion perhaps, or…
Players are Moxi Beidenegl, Robert Engelbrecht, Jan Feddersen, Johann Popp
Saturday, November 19, 19:30, K6
Boyds Elektro Gitarren Orchester plays
James Tenney: Septet for six electric guitars and bass (1981)
Players are Robert Engelbrecht, Markus Lipka, Fiona McKenzie, Johann Popp, Jim Sudmann, Geka Winkler – guitars, Stefan Link – bass, Jan Feddersen – conductor
Before and after us Ensemble Resonanz performs other works by Tenney, Pauline Oliveros and Elliot Sharp.
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)
Dec 19, 8 PM
Third in a series of concerts for the 100th birthday of John Cage, Nelly Boyd will play works which deal with the topic of nature in different ways. On the programme:
“Branches”, “Inlets” and “Four3”.
With special guest Matthias Kaul.
With support by Kulturbehörde Hamburg.