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News:Berlin PianoPercussion
Interview in the French magazine "Berlin Poche"
during MaerzMusik Festival 2014 (pages 4 and 5):
http://fr.calameo.com/read/0022692538e7acffa0067



Upcoming dates:

9.12.2014
Project USA  Part II
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)
Photo: Kai Bienert | mutesouvenir
Eric Wubbels: Alphabeta for piano 4-hands and 2 percussionists (2010, EP)
Orlando Jacinto Garcia: September 2007 (Remembering Morty) for piano and percussion (2007)
Judith Shatin: Trace Elements (2014WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Laurie San Martin: Two Pieces for piano and percussion: I. Fragments (2010), II. Bone Dance (2001)
Lansing D. McLoskey: Rite (2014WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)


Past dates:

30.10.2014
Deutschland Frankreich
27. Tage Neuer Musik in Weimar, time: 19:30
Guest: Theo Nabicht, saxophone

Franck Bedrossian: Edges for piano and percussion (2010)
Luc Ferrari: À la recherche du rythme perdu for piano, percussion and tape (1978)
Brice Pauset: Adagio Dialettico for saxophone, percussion and piano (2000)
Hans Tutschku: Winternacht for piano, percussion and live-electronics (2006)
Helmut Zapf: Störung for 2 percussionists, piano and electronics (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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21.10.2014
Deutschland Frankreich, ein musikalischer Exkurs
BKA Theater Berlin, Unerhörte Musik, time: 20:30

Franck Bedrossian: Edges for piano and percussion (2010)
Theo Nabicht: Mehr war nicht drin 3 (Am Ende: Kulturpolitik), solo for bass and contrabass clarinet (2014, WP)
Luc Ferrari: À la recherche du rythme perdu for piano, percussion and tape (1978)
Hans Tutschku: Winternacht for piano, percussion and live-electronics (2006)
Brice Pauset: Adagio Dialettico for saxophone, percussion and piano (2000)
saxophone and clarinets, Theo Nabicht

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29.4.2014
Project USA  Part I
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Christopher Burns: Close Quarters for piano 4-hands and vibraphone 4-hands (2011, 
EP)
Christian Wolff: Trio II for piano 4-hands and percussion (1961)
Pierre Jalbert: Klang for 2 pianos and percussion (2011EP)
Daniel Vezza: One of them, one of us (2014, WP)
David Dzubay: It Is Above That You And I Shall Go (2014, WP)

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19.3.2014
Berliner Festspiele / MaerzMusik
Berliner Philharmonie, Kammermusiksaal, time: 19:30


Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Charlotte Seither: Running Circles (2011, 
WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Arthur Kampela: Das Tripas Coração (2014, WP)
Oliver Schneller: Cyan (2011/13, 
WP of the revised Version, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Hugues Dufourt: L'Éclair d'après Rimbaud (2013, 
WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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4.12.2013
Concert hall Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach in Frankfurt/Oder, time: 19:30
Concert series "Besonders mittwochs"

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye for piano 4-hands and percussion (1910) (arr. by Peter Sadlo)
Antonis Anissegos: Enkidu for 2 pianos (2012)
Eric Satie: Parade for piano 4-hands and percussion (1917)
Béla Bartók : Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (1937)

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26.10.2013
Architecture of Time – Part III
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Antonis Anissegos: Enkidu for 2 pianos (2012, german premiere)
Franck Bedrossian: Edges for piano and percussion (2010)
Clara Iannotta: 3 sur 5 for accordion and 2 percussionists (2012/13)
Eric Maestri: Four Walls with live electronics (2013, WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Béla Bartók : Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (1937)

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19.6.2013
Architecture of Time – Part II
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Oliver Schneller: Resonant Space (2007, version with live electronics)
Jean-Luc Hervé: 2  for 2 pianos (2002)
Jean-Luc Hervé: 4 (2012, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Régis Campo: Eternal Sunshine.1 (2009/12WP of the neu version, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Orm Finnendahl: Bewegte Beobachtung with live electronics (2010/13, WP of the new version)

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25.4.2013
Architecture
of Time – Part I
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Luciano Berio: Linea for 2 pianos, vibraphone and marimba (1973)
André Boucourechliev: Archipel IV for piano solo (1970)
André Boucourechliev: Archipel I (1967
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Karlheinz Stockhausen: Refrain for piano, celesta and percussion (1959)
Minas Borboudakis: Tautochronie (cycloids III) (2012, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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7.10.2012
Anissegos - Messiaen
Festival Dimitria 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece
Place and time: Macedonian Museum of contemporary Art - Thessaloniki, 20:30

Antonis Anissegos: Enkidu (2012, WP)
Olivier Messiaen: Visions de l'Amen, for 2 pianos (1943)

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5.5.2012
DAAD-Portrait concert:
Adaption - Transformation - Projektion
An (Korea/China) - Kampela (Brasilien/USA) - Grisey (Frankreich)

Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(concert together with the ensemble unitedberlin)

Chengbi An: Gediao for piano and electronics (2006)
Arthur Kampela: Not for solo horn (2011)
Chengbi An: Saekgong for ensemble and electronics (2002)
Arthur Kampela: Danças percussivas for solo guitar (1990/93)
Chengbi An:
Anliu (Undercurrent) (2010/11, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Gérard Grisey: Périodes for 7 instruments (1974)

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2.5.2012
Licht
Schatten
9th and last concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Régis Campo: Eternal Sunshine.1 (2009/10, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Oliver Schneller: Cyan (2011, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Jean-Luc Hervé: 4 (2012, WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Deqing Wen: Spiritual Rock'n'roll (2011, WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Minas Borboudakis: Tautochronie (cycloids III) with live electronics (2012, WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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21.11.2011
Homage to Iannis Xenakis, on the 10th anniversary of his death
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Antonis Anissegos: Systemic risk (2011, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Iannis Xenakis: Evryali for solo piano (1973)
Chengbi An: Anliu (Undercurrent) (2010/11, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Gabriel Iranyi: Chrónoi. Metatropés (2011, WP)
Iannis Xenakis: Rebonds A & B for percussion (1987-89)
Oliver Schneller: Cyan (2011, WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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14.10.2011
Homage to Iannis Xenakis, on the 10th anniversary of his death
Festival Dimitria 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece
Place and time: Macedonian Museum of contemporary Art - Thessaloniki, 21:00

Oliver Schneller : Resonant Space (2007)
Iannis Xenakis: Rebonds A & B for percussion (1987-89)
Chengbi An: Anliu (Undercurrent) (2010/11,
WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Minas Borboudakis: Evlogitária (in memoriam Iannis Xenakis) for percussion (2001)
Iannis Xenakis: Evryali for solo piano (1973)

Antonis Anissegos: Systemic risk (2011, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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1.7.2011
Berlin Composers, "geschlagen - verhaucht"
Randfestspiele Zepernick, time: 19:30

Rainer Rubbert: Trois Adieux - III (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Helmut Zapf: Störung for 2 percussionists, piano and live-electronics (2009commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Antonis Anissegos: Systemic risk (2011, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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4.6.2011
Messiaen_Pict/Depict
from the series "Klang im Auge"
Philharmonie Essen, Alfried Krupp Saal, time: 19:30

Works by Olivier Messiaen and Dietrich Hahne


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13.5.2011
Berlin Composers - New works for pianos and percussion
Intersonanzen Potsdam
Treffpunkt Freizeit, time: 20:00

Rainer Rubbert: Trois Adieux - III (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Helmut Zapf: Störung for 2 percussionists, piano and live-electronics (2009commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Antonis Anissegos: Systemic risk (2011, WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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7.11.2010
Ursprung – Gegenwart
Brandenburger Theater, Brandenburg an der Havel, time: 18:00

Eric Maestri: Endeared (2008)
Eric Satie: Three pieces from Parade for piano 4-hands and percussion (1917)
Gabriel Iranyi: Metaphores Liées for piano 4-hands (1988)
Gao Ping: The mountain for 2 pianos (2004)
Béla Bartók : Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (1937)

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2.11.2010
Stille
Klang 2
8th concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion to the 75th Anniversary of the composer)
Henri Dutilleux: Figures de résonances for 2 pianos (1970)
Dieter Mack: Rafting and Beyond (1991)
Dietrich Hahne: 2. Exzentrik (2009/10, 
WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Oliver Schneller : Resonant Space (2007)

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12.10.2010
Individuum – Kollegium
7th concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
BKA Theater Berlin, Unerhörte Musik, time: 20:30

Yang Liqing: Shan Ge (Mountain Song) folk song for piano 4-hands (1980)
Bernd Thewes: Subcode for Papp- and PaperDrumset (1997)
Maurice Ohana: Septiemes from the Etudes d'Interpretation for piano (1984)
Prodromos Symeonidis: Hypsipolis for piano and Glockenspiel (2010, WP)
Nicolaus A. Huber: Fingercapriccio for 2 percussionists (2007)
Gabriel Iranyi: Metaphores Liées for 
piano 4-hands and percussion (1988/2010, WP of the version with percussion)

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21.9.2010
Aktionen
Reaktionen
6th concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00
(in cooperation with the Konzerthaus Berlin)

Eric Maestri: Endeared (2008, german premiere)
Gao Ping: The mountain for 2 pianos (2004)
Helmut Zapf: Störung for 2 percussionists, piano and live-electronics (2009
commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Régis Campo: Eternal Sunshine.1 (2009/10commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Mauricio Kagel: Rrrrrrr....: 6 Schlagzeugduos for 2 percussionists (1981-82)
Rainer Rubbert:
Trois Adieux - III (WPcommissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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7.5.2010
Stille 
Klang
5th concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Part of the cycle "Portraits contemporains : zeitgenössische Musik aus Frankreich" organized by the Institut français Bremen
Sendesaal Bremen, time: 20:00

Oliver Schneller : Resonant Space (2007)
Georg Katzer: Aufgrund meiner Verehrung für Domenico Scarlatti for piano solo (2001)
Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion to the 75th Anniversary of the composer)
Michèle Reverdy: Which dreamed it (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Maurice Ohana: Sons confondus for piano and percussion (1983)

Régis Campo : Eternal Sunshine.1 (2009/10, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)

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10.2.2010
Real 
Irreal
4th concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Konzerthaus Berlin, Werner-Otto-Saal, time: 20:00

Michèle Reverdy: Which dreamed it (2009, WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Maurice Ohana: Sons confondus for piano and percussion (1983)
Georg Katzer: Aufgrund meiner Verehrung für Domenico Scarlatti for piano solo (2001)
Georg Katzer: Exkurs über die Mechanik (2009, WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion to the 75th Anniversary of the composer)
Régis Campo : Eternal Sunshine.1 (2009, WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Kee Yong Chong: Yuan-Liu 源-流 (Origin) for Sheng, 2 pianists and 2 percussionists (2009, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
                           Sheng: Wu Wei

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13.11.2009
Entstehung – Zerfall

3rd concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Theme of the evening: Musical Travesty
November Music 2009,
Place and time: Institut for Computermusic and Electronic Media of the Folkwang Hochschule Essen, Neue Aula, 20:00

Oliver Schneller: Resonant Space (2007) (version with live electronics)
Gao Ping: The mountain for 2 pianos (2004, EP)
Helmut Zapf: Störung for 2 percussionists, piano and live-electronics (2009, 
WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
Jérôme Combier: Sables de vieux os (2006)

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5.11.2009
Ursprung  Gegenwart
2nd concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Japanese-German Center Berlin, time: 19:30

Oliver Schneller : Resonant Space (2007)
Béla Bartók : Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (1937)
Jérôme Combier : Sables de vieux os (2006)
Kee Yong Chong : 
Yuan-Liu 源-流 (Origin) for Sheng, 2 pianists and 2 percussionists (2009, WP, commissioned by Berlin PianoPercussion)
                            Sheng: Wu Wei

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31.5.2009
Bartók - Crumb
Brandenburger Theater, Brandenburg

Béla Bartók: Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion (1937)
George Crumb: Excerpts from: Music for a Summer Evening (Macrocosmos III, 1974)

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27.5.2009
Monologues – Dialogues | Piano – Percussion
1st concert of the series "Polaritäten, Deutschland – Frankreich – China"
Institut français Berlin, time: 20:00

Georg Katzer: Schlagmusik 1, for solo percussion (1986)
Tristan Murail: La Mandragore, for solo piano (1993)
Mauricio Kagel: Rrrrrrr...: 6 Schlagzeugduos, for 2 percussionists (1981/82)
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Klavierstück Nr. 11, for solo piano (1956)
Iannis Xenakis: Rebonds B, for solo percussion (1988)
Maurice Ohana: Sons confondus,
                        Imitations – Dialogues for piano and percussion (1983)



24.3.2009
Complete Performance of George Crumbs Macrocosmos to his 80th Anniversary
Berliner Festspiele / MaerzMusik,
Place and time: Radialsystem V, 19:30

Macrocosmos I (1972), Twelve Fantasy-Pieces after the Zodiac for Amplified Piano
Macrocosmos II (1973), Twelve Fantasy-Pieces after the Zodiac for Amplified Piano
Music for a Summer Evening (Macrocosmos III, 1974) for two Amplified Pianos and Percussion
Celestial Mechanics – Cosmic Dances (Macrocosmos IV, 1979) for Amplified Piano four hands


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(All the works are for the formation two pianists and two percussionists, unless mentioned differently.
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