Match Cut Festival at the Volksbühne Berlin

zafraan_ensemble_neda-navaee-01 Zafraan Ensemble © Neda Navaee
news_2019-08_Match-Cut-Babylon Babylon Orchestra © Andréas Lang
news_2019-08_Match-Cut-Sollmann-Guertler Sollmann & Gürtler © Hanna Schwarz
news_2019-08_Match-Cut-Titus-Engel Titus Engel © Kaupo Kikkas

3. August 2019

In the second edition of the Match Cut Festival on 3 October 2019 at the Volksbühne Berlin, the Zafraan Ensemble meets the Babylon Orchestra and Sollmann & Gürtler, the duo made up of producer and DJ Phillip Sollmann (aka Efdemin) and multi-instrumentalist John Gürtler.

World premieres by Sinem Altan, Mischa Tangian, Phillip Sollmann, John Gürtler and music by Éliane Radigue, Fausto Romitelli, Anahita Abbasi, Christophe Bertrand, Sven Daigger, Giacinto Scelsi, Iannis Xenakis, Samir Odeh-Tamimi…

17:00 – 03:00, Roter und Grüner Salon, Foyers: Match Cut Map, concerts, sound installation, party

18:00, Großes Haus: Part I featuring Babylon Orchestra, Zafraan Ensemble, Titus Engel

19:45 Grüner Salon: Éliane Radigue

19:45 Roter Salon: Chamber music featuring Babylon und Zafraan

21:00, Großes Haus: Part II featuring Sollmann & Gürtler, Zafraan Ensemble, Titus Engel

22:45 Grüner Salon: Éliane Radigue

from 23:00 Roter Salon: Match Cut Party featuring DJ Grégoire Simon

In the second edition of the Match Cut Festival, the Zafraan Ensemble meets the Babylon Orchestra and Sollmann & Gürtler, the duo made up of producer and DJ Phillip Sollmann (aka Efdemin) and multi-instrumentalist John Gürtler. In addition to solo sets from participating groups, four commissioned works bring together contemporary music, oriental sonic worlds and electro-acoustic sounds, and the salons are hosting chamber music, improvisation and installations as well. The Match Cut Map from Invisible Playground network invites the audience to explore their own auditory experiences, both online and on site, and to network along musical connections.

More information and tickets: https://www.volksbuehne.berlin/de/programm/8598/match-cut-festival

Idea, conception: Martin Posegga
Artistic direction: Emmanuelle Bernard, Daniel Eichholz, Josa Gerhard
Dramaturgical co-development, conception Grüner Salon: Stefan Weihrauch
Match Cut Map: Josa Gerhard, Sebastian Quack (Netzwerk Invisible Playground)
Programming: Holger Heissmeyer, Sebastian Quack
Szenography, graphic and projection design: Julia Rommel
Audio: Daniel Weingarten, Volker Wendisch, Emmanuel Holterbach
Light design: Jörg Bittner
Production: Katja Heldt, Luise Langenhan, Sebastian Solte
Musicians: Zafraan Ensemble, Babylon Orchestra, Sollmann & Gürtler
Conductor: Titus Engel

Produced by Zafraan Ensemble in cooperation with Volksbühne Berlin. Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds, supported by rbb Kultur, Digital in Berlin, VAN Magazin and field notes.