klub katarakt13
International Festival for Experimental Music
January 17th – 20th, 2018
Kampnagel Hamburg

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Festival overview

Opening
Wednesday, January 17th, 2017
20:00 Insub Meta Orchestra

The Festival opens with a evening-length concert installation created by Swiss Insub Meta Orchestra in collaboration with klub katarakt. The festival continues its research concerning collective and autonomous music making in large groups.

Insub Meta Orchestra (IMO) is a large ensemble of about 25 – 30 international musicians based on experimental and electro-acoustic musicianship. Founded in 2010 by Cyril Bondi and d’incise, it has been developing a very characteristic and highly collectivistic way of music making in which individual gestures merge and disappear in global soundscapes.

klub katarakt is presenting the Insub Meta Orchestra for the first time in Hamburg.

Portrait Alexander Schubert
Thursday, January 18th, 2018
18:00 Lecture Alexander Schubert
20:00 The Magic I.D.
21:30 Alexander Schubert: Supramodal Parser

The second day features Hamburg-based composer Alexander Schubert (born 1979) with the german premiere of his one-hour work Supramodal Parser which will be performed by the young and internationally renowned Ensemble Nikel from Israel and Hamburg-based singer Mohna as a night concert.

Schubert writes: „The one-hour piece examines different aspects of ecstatic “letting-go” episodes through multi-sensory scenarios comparable to those experienced at extended techno events. It deals with both losing one’s self in at times overwhelming audiovisual input and, contrastingly, at times in an almost “frozen in time” / standstill environment. These settings intend to reflect different psychological states rather than create a club event to be danced to. It is a drive through personal perspectives on how to get lost.“

In the early evening Alexander Schubert will talk about his work in a lecture.

The concert at 8 p.m. features The Magic I. D., a quartet founded by the Berlin-based clarinet players Kai Fagaschinski and Michael Thieke. The quartet is completed by singer Margareth Kammerer and electronic musician by Christof Kurzmann from Vienna. The interplay of these four soloists creates a surprising and charming mixture of strange minimalistic songs and instrumentals which are hard to categorize.

Spaces Inside Out
Friday, January 19th, 2017
20:00 Microtub
21:30 Tritop

The festival presents two experimental trio formations on the third day: Microtub and Tritop.

Microtub, the world’s first microtonal tuba ensemble, consisting of the tuba players Robin Hayward (Berlin), Peder Simonsen and Martin Taxt (both Norway), is exploring microtonal harmonies in low registers. The musicians use specially designed tubas which allow them to play precise microtonal intervals in Just Intonation.

The three trumpet players of Tritop perform in the evening’s second concert. This trumpet trio was founded in early 2017 by Liz Allbee, Sabine Ercklentz (both Berlin) and Birgit Ulher (Hamburg). Apart from a set of common timbres, each trumpet player has her unique sound with extended techniques and their sonic realization in space. The tension between sonic similarity and difference forms the esthetical frame of the trio’s music.

Long Night
Saturday, January 20th, 2017
20:00 New compositions and experimental films of the katarakt network
01:00 DJs Nikae & F#X

During the Long Night the klub katarakt presents for the most part premieres of the local Hamburg scene as well as international guests in all three halls. In 2018 we also continue our collaboration with the ShortFilmAgency Hamburg and will show latest experimental short films during the program.

Compositions, films, improvisations, audiovisual pieces and performances by:
Ernst Bechert, Moxi Beidenegl, Rainer Binz, Dirk Dhonau, Robert Engelbrecht, Esmark, Jan Feddersen, Ignacio Fernández-Bollo, Tina Frank, Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Xiao Fu, Malte Giesen, GlinggGlingg, Arturo Grolimund, Axel Hennies, John Hughes, Rainer Kohlberger, Jakob Kuchenbuch, Nicola Kruse, Mark Lorenz Kysela, Thomas Leboeg, Michael Maierhof, Max Marcoll, Fiona McKenzie, Nelly Boyd, Johann Popp, Nicolas Provost, Alsen Rau, Peter Rehberg, Terry Riley, Nikolai von Sallwitz, Hans Schneidermann, Taizhi Shao, Jonathan Shapiro, Stefan Troschka

DJs Nikae and F#X will perform at the closing party. Both are active internationally and associates of Hamburg’s Golden Pudel Club.


klub katarakt13
International Festival for Experimental Music
Kampnagel, Jarrestraße 20, 22303 Hamburg
Daily Ticket: 15 | 9 €

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Opening

20:00 Insub Meta Orchestra

Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Portrait Alexander Schubert

18:00 Lecture Alexander Schubert
20:00 The Magic I.D.
21:30 Alexander Schubert: Supramodal Parser
  Ensemble Nikel & Mohna

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Spaces Inside Out

20:00 Microtub
  Robin Hayward, Peder Simonsen, Martin Taxt
21:30 Tritop
  Liz Allbee, Sabine Ercklentz, Birgit Ulher

Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Long Night

20:00 Long Night: New compositions and experimental films from the klub katarakt-Network
01:00 DJ Nikae & F#X