Kaleidoskop at KONTRAKLANG

On October 30, 2019 Kaleidoskop will present a concert with works by Ana-Maria Avram and Ernstalbrecht Stiebler as part of the KONTRAKLANG concert series. more 

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Photo: Nobodaddy is perfect © Markus Zucker

Premiere on July 9: Nobodaddy is perfect

Next week on July 9 our new production Nobodaddy is perfect will celebrate its premiere at Radialsystem. Tickets for the premiere and further shows on July 10 are available now. more 

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Howling Wolf: Kaleidoskop vs D’Est

Within the framework of "Howling Wolf: Festival for Film-Music-Performance", Wolf Kino over 8 weeks in June and July will invite musicians to explore a variety of cinematic narratives – from avantgarde silent films to contemporary experimental films. For the duration of one week each of the musicians will investigate their specific approach to the topic and to the emotionality of the films and work on their own musical-performative concept. It is not about the composition or production of music for film, but about exploring what is possible with music and sound in relation to film. The audience can observe the process, the examination and rapprochement of film and music in public rehearsals as well as it can indulge in the final performative performances. Based on Chantal Akerman's "D'Est" (From the East, B 1993, 107 min.), a film that defies any categorization, the Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop will develop its musical production. more 

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Double bill in April

„Über den Fetischcharakter in der Musik und die Regression des Hörens“ is a music theater piece that combines arias by Verdi, Italian pop songs from the 60s and a lecture performance: Adorno's critical text is the starting point of a discursive evening with the theatre collective copy & waste. The Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop designs versatile and inclined planes in order to listen to possible echoes and meanings of the text and at the same time drown it out with several musical forms – a melodrama evolves, in which Adorno's renowned essay on "serious and pop music" itself seems to become music. In "Untitled" violist Yodfat Miron of Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop and dance and choreographer Alix Einaudy devote themselves to a new view on the relationship of body and music – an experiment with an open outcome. more 

Photo: Kolik © Ute Schendel

German premiere of Kolik

After last years' performances of "Der Opernwürfel" Kaleidoskop is happy to perform again alongside sopranist Sarah Maria Sun in Rainald Goetz' "Kolik" – a music theatre project by Jannik Giger, Leo Hofmann und Benjamin van Bebber. Tickets for the premiere German shows are available from the Radialsystem website. more 

Photo: Ernstalbrecht Stiebler © Barbara Fahle

Ernstalbrecht Stiebler – Zwischen den Tönen

This week sees the release of the new double LP "Zwischen den Tönen" by Ernstalnrecht Stiebler on Edition Telemark. A Kaleidoskop 2018 recording of the piece "ortung" from a concert at Berlin's Academy of the Arts is featured on the album. The LP will be presented on Tuesday, March 26 at KM28 in Berlin-Neukölln. As part of the programme Tilman Kanitz, cellist of Kaleidoskop, will perform a new piece by Stiebler. more 

Photo: Thomas Meadowcroft © Nicolas Masson

Misstöne im Netz

On March 9, 2019 Kaleidoskop will be guest at the BASF-Feierabendhaus in Ludwigshafen. Together with the children's and youth's choir Juventis Vocalis we will present a staged concert including a world premiere by Thomas Meadowcroft and works by Tomaso Albinoni, James Tenney, Claude Vivier and Kevin Volans. more 

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Tickets for RETURNING HOME now available!

Tickets for the shows of RETURNING HOME by Ludger Engels & Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop on January 25, 26 and 27, 2019 at Radialsystem are now available! more 

Photo: SERGE © Büro Bum Bum

The premiere is approaching!

Our new production with director Luigi De Angelis and the Italian compagnie Fanny & Alexander premieres on November 17 at Radialsystem followed by shows at the Romaeuropa Festival. more