Works • composer / arranger

 

With Mobile ensemble:

2016: 27 hours Ritual performance at NY University Abu Dhabi Arts Center

2015/ 2016: Zurich Operahouse, DIALOGOS (URAUFFÜHRUNG), Choreographie: Filippo Portugal

2015: 12 hours Ritual performance at European Molecular Biology Laboratory

2014: 8 hours Ritual performance at European Molecular Biology Laboratory

Production and composition of the BLUE trilogy, performed over a period of three years with concerts of 36 hours respectively:

2005: ‘Perpetual Rhythm – a musical dance ritual’, with Butho dancer Imre Thormann & his Bodygarage Tokyo, 8 hour performance in the Rondorama on the Stanserhorn (Co-Production with Stanser Musiktage).

2005: ‘SEE – a live musical soundpicture‘, 4 hour performance on the lake stage in Zurich; together with oos (Co-Production with the Theaterspektakel Zurich).

2005. Openair performance together with the Gagaku ensemble of the Osaka Gakuin University Japan at the Hiyoshi Shrine in Otsu Japan.

2003: ‘Water Church Ritual’, Wasserkirche Zürich, with guest Walter Grimmer, cello, 6 hour mirror performance

2002: ‘MU BLUE‘ in Zurich (video. Together with oos)

2001: ‘AQUA BLUE’ in Baden

2000: ‘AREA BLUE’ in Zurich

 

Large Compositions:

2017: Britten Sinfonia, 10min piece, world premiere Wigmore Hall London

2016: ‘Arranged Moduls – for RONIN an Big Band’ for the Big Band of the Hessische Rundfunk and Jazzfest Berlin (60 minutes, premiere 2016, Berliner Festspiele).

2015: ‘AIM – for two pianos and chamber choir’ for the RIAS chamber choir Berlin (30 minutes, premiere 2015 Berlin Philharmonic Hall).

2015: ‘MANTA MANTRA – for two pianos and percussion’ for the New4Art Quartett (13 minutes, premiere 2015).

2014: ‘MODUL 56 – for Jazzquartet’, comission of the London Jazzfestival (8 minutes, premiere 2014 at the LJF).

2013: ‘TWO THREE – for string orchestra, piano, bass clarinet and percussion’ for the Zurich Chamber Orchestra (35 minutes, premiere at Kaufleuten Zurich 2013).

2012: ‘ROFU – for two pianos and two percussionits’ for the group Makrokosmos (45 minutes, premiere at Morton Feldman Festival Bern 2012).

2010: ‘MODUL 26 for Sextet’ for the New York group Bang On A Can (20 minutes, premiere at Merkin Hall New York).

2008: ‘ORIT for three percussionists’ (20 minutes, premiere at the Mehrklang Festival Freiburg 08)

2005: ‘Orchestrated Moduls’, New Chamber Funk II, composition for RONIN and the Ensemble für Neue Musik Zurich (60 Minutes).

2004: ‘Modul Ritual’, New Chamber Funk I, composition for 4 saxophones, piano, rhodes, drums & percussion (70 minutes, written in Japan 2003/04 for the ARTE QUARTETT).

2004: ‘Macbeth’ by Shakespeare/Müller, premiere at Sophiensäle Berlin 2004, music theatre, director: Nora Somaini.

Solo project

‘Hishiryo’ for prepared piano and percussion (since 2001)

Film music for the documentary film projects PHOTO SUISSE (2003/04) and DESIGN SUISSE (2005/06) of Swiss TV SFDRS and for SWISS VIEW (since 2006).
Music for the CD ‘Design Hören’ of the architecture magazine ‘HOCHPARTERRE’ & the ITH (2004)

 

Collaborations:

Laurie Anderson & Eivind Aarset (Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele 2015 & Brighton Music Festival), Song Conversations

Henrik Schwarz (since 2014), Scripted & Prepared Pianos

Hauschka (2014/15), Piano Duo

Swiss fashion designer Christa De Carouge for several fashion performances (since 2009). Video.

Butoh dancer Imre Thormann (since 2004: Perpetual Rhythm 2005, Voyager 2006, Parallel 2008: Pictures)

Japanese dancer Hideto Heshiki (since 2006: Stereo 2007)

‘Isorhythms & Moduls’ for two prepared Pianos with Zurich pianist and composer Christoph Stiefel (since 2003).

Clarinet player, composer and producer Don Li on his TONUS-MUSIC (1996 – 2002)

CH New Jazzfestival tour with Harald Haerter 1997.

Final at the ‘European Jazzcompetition’ of the Jazzfestival Leverkusen 1995 with the band ‘Domenico Ferrari & the groove cooperative’.

 

Other important theatre-compositions:

‘Titus Andronicus’ by Shakespeare/Müller at the Theater Kampnagel in Hamburg (Festival Junge Hunde 1999); ‘Gier’ by Sarah Kane and ‘Kühltransport’ by Maxim Biller at TIF Dresden 2001 resp. 2002; ‘Medea’ by Euripides at the Stadttheater Mönchengladbach 2002; director: Nora Somaini.