SWR JetztMusik: composer portrait Sven Daigger
23. March 2018
The Zafraan Ensemble will perform works by Sven Daigger and pieces by Beat Furrer, Enno Poppe, Wolfgang Rihm and Conlon Nancarrow on 20 April 2018 at SWR JetztMusik in the Konzerthaus Ravensburg. In addition, Zafraan will give an insight into the current rehearsals on 17 April 2018 in a workshop concert at Radialsystem V in Berlin.
Three world premieres at Südseite nachts in Stuttgart
13. March 2018
On 10 April 2018 the Zafraan Ensemble will be a guest in the series »Südseite nachts« at Stuttgart’s Theaterhaus. Works by Giacinto Scelsi, Stefan Keller and Alexander Schubert as well as world premieres by Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Josep Planells Schiaffino and Nicolai Worsaae can be heard.
Music theatre »Whole Body Like Gone« in Berlin and Basel
9. February 2018
Zafraan Ensemble presents the debut performance of »Whole Body Like Gone« by Evan Gardner, staged by Ulrike Schwab. The musical theatre takes place on 10 and 11 March, 6 and 7 October at Radialsystem Berlin and on 3 and 4 May 2018 at Gare du Nord Basel.
IMPULS in Berlin: Human landscapes
31. October 2017
On 19 November 2017, the IMPULS festival and the Zafraan Ensemble join forces for a special evening at the Musikbrauerei. The event will also feature Salome Kammer, Manuel Nawri, Neue Vocalsolisten and the Tana Quartet presenting new works by Johannes Schöllhorn, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Raphaël Cendo, Elena Mendoza, Annette Mengel and Nicolai Worsaae.
Match Cut Music Convention
16. September 2017
On 14 October 2017, Zafraan Ensemble presents the first edition of Match Cut Music Convention at the Musikbrauerei Berlin. Besides Zafraan, there will be Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra, Squintaloo, Alexander Schubert, John Eckhardt, Clement Power, Invisible Playground and many more.
Takeoff: Hendrik Rungelrath
15. July 2017
The next feature concert in the »Takeoff« series will be held on 8 September 2017 at the Wabe in Berlin. This time, Hendrik Rungelrath will take center stage; in addition to his new work, the programme will include pieces by Romitelli, Ofenbauer, Toan and Cage.
Longlist 01/2017 of Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik
23. December 2016
Happy holidays! The new CD »Borowski, Holz, Keller: Klangrede« by Zafraan Ensemble and Titus Engel, recently released on bastille musique, hast just been selected for the longlist 01/2017 of Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik.
»The Buzzing« Premiere by Antoine Daurat and Evan Gardner
10. December 2016
On 18 December 2016 from 4 to 8 pm, the Zafraan Ensemble and soprano Dénise Beck present a four-hour concert installation at Studioten of the Uferhallen that has been developed together with the composers Antoine Daurat and Evan Gardner.
»Klangrede« CD available in stores now
18. November 2016
Zafraan Ensemble and Titus Engel are glad announce their CD release »Borowski, Holz, Keller: Klangrede« on bastille musique including six outstanding SWR studio recordings.
Impuls masterclass for young conductors in Berlin and Dessau
30. September 2016
As part of this year’s IMPULS festival, Zafraan Ensemble and Titus Engel collaborate with five young international conductors and perform two concerts on 5 and 6 November 2016 at the Radialsystem V and at the Bauhaus Dessau.