Karlheinz Essl

Portrait KHE


Calender 2017

Concerts / Performances / Lectures


Florida | Graz | Bern | London | San Diego | Riga | Miami | Singapore | Rotterdam | Munich | Mallorca | Malmö | Kansas | Ghent | Växjö | Saarbrücken | next...



Über Österreich I (2014)
sound tracks for film miniatures by Georg Riha - Erste Erkundung
TV Programm ORF III

Mon, 2 Jan 2017, 20:15 - 21:05
Mon, 2 Jan 2017, 23:35 - 00:25
Tue, 3 Jan 2017, 02:50 - 03:40
Tue, 3 Jan 2017, 13:50 - 14:40



Kalimba (2005)
for toy piano and playback

Fri, 6 Jan 2017, 8pm
St. Petersburg, Florida (USA)
Bloom Art Center
Florida International Toy Piano Festival
Elizabeth A. Baker: toy piano


exit*glue (2016)
for electric guitar and trombone

Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 19:00
Vienna, Porgy & Bess (CH)
Coleman Goepfert: electric guitar
Juna Winston: trombone


Über Österreich I (2014)
sound tracks for film miniatures by Georg Riha - Erste Erkundung
TV Programm ORF III
Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 21:05 - 21:55
Tue, 10 Jan 2017, 00:25 - 01:50
Tue, 10 Jan 2017, 04:30 - 05:20
Tue, 10 Jan 2017, 13:20 - 14:10



RESONAVIT (2014)
for electric violin, zither and vibration speaker

Thu, 12 Jan 2017, 20:00
Graz, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten (A)
Reality Check
Martin Mallaun: zither
Barbara Lüneburg: electric violin


Si! (2012)
for euphonium and live-electronics

Tue, 17 Jan 2017
Bern, Hochschule der Künste (CH)
Sound Arts – Musik und Medienkunst (Klasse: Cathy van Eck)
Henrik Jasper: euphonium
João Dias Pinto de Carvalho: euphonium
Serafin Aebli: live-electronics


Sequitur IV (2008)
for cello and live-electronics

Fri, 20 Jan 2017, 19:00
Vienna, Alte Schmiede (A)
TRIOS I
Ursula Erhart-Schwertmann: cello
Richard Graf: live-electronics


Musik schreiben im 21. Jahrhundert: Feder, Tinte und Laptop?
Podiumsdiskussion mit Iris ter SCHIPHORST, Karlheinz ESSL, Johannes KREIDLER und Johannes Maria STAUD. Moderation: Bernhard GÜNTHER

Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 19:00
Wien, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst (A)
Festsaal Seilerstätte
Abschlussveranstaltung der interdisziplinären Ringvorlesung Writing Music. Zu einer Theorie der musikalischen Schrift
Gestaltung: Nikolaus Urbanek

writing-music

Zum Video der Podiumsdiskussion...



Sequitur VI (2008)
for trumpet and live-electronics

Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 7pm
University of California San Diego, Conrad Prebys Concert Hall (USA)
Graduate Recital
Rachel Allen: trumpet & live-electronics


REplay PLAYer (2000-2013)
duo improvisation with Karlheinz Essl's generative sound file shredder

Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 18:30
Vienna, Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität (A)
Abschlusskonzert "Live-Elektronik" (Studierende von Alfred Reiter-Wuschko)
Monika Demmer & Lorenz Jansky: computer
Felix Thaler: sound diffusion


Sequitur VI (2008)
for trumpet and live-electronics

Thu, 26 Jan 2017, 18:30
Vienna, Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität (A)
Abschlusskonzert "Live-Elektronik" (Studierende von Alfred Reiter-Wuschko)
Sivo Penev: trumpet
Lorenz Jansky: live-electronics
Monika Demmer: sound diffusion


Kalimba (2005)
for toy piano and playback

Sat, 4 Feb 2017, 8pm
London, Iklectik Art Lab (UK)
Toy Piano Composition Workshop, conducted by Xenia Pestova
Késia Decoté: toy piano


imagination (2015)
Musik für ein Papiertheater von Ulrich Chmel

Thu, 16 Feb 2017, 18:00
Wien, Theatermuseum im Palais Lobkowitz (A)
Ulrich Chmel's Papiertheater


Karlheinz Essl @ Riga

Masterclass and Portrait Concert
Feb 21st - 25th, 2017


flyer-riga-KHE



Open Rehearsals
Sequitur XIII for extended piano and live-electronics
blurred for ensemble and live-electronics
21 - 23 Feb 2017, 9:30 - 12:30
Riga, Latvian Academy of Music (LV)
Dainis Tenis: piano
Egija Veldre: alto flute
Guntars Freibergs: vibraphone
Sarma Gabrēna: cello
Karlheinz Essl: lecture/performance



The Chances of Chance
Considerations about artistic practices based on chance and collaboration
Tue, 21 Feb 2017, 12:30 - 14:00
Riga, Latvian Academy of Music (LV)
Karlheinz Essl: lecture/performance


lecture-KHE


Instrumental Approaches to Electronic Music
Workshop on music for instruments and live-electronics where I am also discussing an „instrumental” approach to electronic music which combines methods of composition, electronics, algorithms and improvisation.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017, 14:10 - 15:40
Riga, Latvian Academy of Music (LV)
Karlheinz Essl: lecture/performance


workshop-KHE


blurred (2007/2011)
for alto flute, cello and vibraphone and live-electronics

Fri, 24 Feb 2017, 19:00 - 20:30
Riga, Latvian Academy of Music (LV)
deciBels - 3rd JVLMA Contemporary Music Festival
Egija Veldre: alto flute
Guntars Freibergs: vibraphone
Sarma Gabrēna: cello
Karlheinz Essl: live-electronics


Sequitur XIII (2010)
for extended piano and live-electronics

Fri, 24 Feb 2017, 19:00 - 20:30
Riga, Latvian Academy of Music (LV)
deciBels - 3rd JVLMA Contemporary Music Festival
Dainis Tenis: piano
Karlheinz Essl: live-electronics


Sequitur VIII (2008)
for electric guitar and live-electronics

Sun, 26 Feb 2017, 4pm
Miami, WPAC Copncert Hall (USA)
Miami International GuitART Festival: Nylon & Copper
Federico Bonacossa : electric guitar
Jacob Sudol: live-electronics


FABRIC (2017)
sound/video/performance

Thu, 2 Mar 2017, 19:00 - premier
Vienna, Künstlerhaus 1050 (A)
Funkenflug 5: Die Altmann'sche Textilfabrik – eine Spurensuche
Karlheinz Essl: realtime sound performance
Simon Essl: realtime video performance


Sequitur IX (2008)
for voice and live-electronics

Mon, 6 Mar 2017, 1pm
Singapore, LASALLE College of the Arts (SG)
Lunchtime Concert: #TAG_ME_IF_YOU_CAN
Julia Mihály: mezzo soprano & live-electronics


Lexikon-Sonate (1992-2016)
infinite realtime composition for computer-controlled piano
version for a Bösendorfer Grand Piano and vibration speaker

Mon, 6 Mar 2017, 19:00
Universität Wien, Institut für Musikwissenschaft (A)
Buchpräsentation KÜRZEN. Gedenkschrift für Manfred Angerer
Karlheinz Essl: live performance


Herbecks Versprechen
electronic sound performance upon a poem by Ernst Herbeck

Thu, 9 Mar 2017, 18:00
Vienna, University of Music and Performing Arts (A)
Buchpräsentation Praktiken des Komponierens
Karlheinz Essl: sound performance


Laudatio auf Friedrich Cerha
Festrede anlässlich der Verleihung der Ehrenmitgliedschaft der AKM an Friedrich Cerha
Thu, 16 Mar 2017, 11:00
Vienna, Konzerthaus (A)
Karlheinz Essl: laudation


Isabel Ettenauer plays Toy Piano Music by Karlheinz Essl

Rotterdam, De Doelen (NL)
Thu 23 Mar 2017, 20:15
Solo recital Isabel Ettenauer


Photo © Julia Wesely 2013

© 2013 Julia Wesely


Isabel Ettenauer is idolaat van speelgoedpiano’s. Ze heeft er inmiddels veertig, in verschillende groottes en stemmingen. De verzameling blijkt een onuitputtelijke inspiratiebron – voor haarzelf en voor componisten. The joy of toy!

Op haar vierde kreeg Isabel Ettenauer haar eerste speelgoedpiano. Hij werd algauw vervangen door een vleugel. Ze herontdekte hem pas weer, toen ze zich ging bezighouden met muziek van John Cage, die de speelgoedpiano voor het eerst als concertpiano gebruikte in zijn Suite for Toy Piano. Sindsdien is Ettenauer verslingerd aan de speelgoedpiano en blijkt de beperking van het instrument componisten juist te inspireren tot het schrijven van unieke muziek.


Kalimba (2005)
for toy piano and playback

WebernSpielWerk (2005/2012)
for toy piano and ringmodulator

whatever shall be (2010)
for toy piano, dreidel, chop sticks, music box and live electronics

Pachinko (2013)
for toy piano and computer





Sequitur VIII (2008)
for electric guitar and live-electronics

Wed, 5 Apr 2017, 4pm
Miami, Subtropics (USA)
Nylon & Copper - Music for Guitar and Electronics
Federico Bonacossa : electric guitar
Jacob Sudol: live-electronics


Partikel-Bewegungen (1991/2016)
version for church organ and voice

Wed, 5 Apr 2017, 19:30 - premier
Vienna, Hofburgkapelle (A)
HARMONIES – Orgel & Gesang
Wolfgang Kogert: church organ
Anna Clare Hauf: voice



Sequitur VII (2009)
for saxophone and live-electronics

Fri, 7 Apr 2017, 19:00
Mallorca, Fondació Pilar i Joan Miró (SP)
Henrique Portovedo: alto saxophone & live-electronics


exit*glue (2016)
for electric guitar and trombone

Tue, 11 Apr 2017, 20:00
Malmö, InterArts Center (S)
The Expanded Body - Concert III
Stefan Östersjö: electric guitar
Olof Jönsson: trombone


Si! (2012)
version for euphonium and live-electronics
Tue, 11 Apr 2017
Lawrence, KS (USA)
University of Kansas, Baustian Theatre
Brett Keating: euphonium
Kip Haaheim: live-electronics


Si! (2012)
version for euphonium and live-electronics
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
Lawrence, KS (USA)
Cider Gallery
Brett Keating: euphonium
Kip Haaheim: live-electronics
Christian Williams: live-visuals


BWV 1007a (1986)
for cello solo

Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Wr. Neustadt, Stadtmuseum (A)
Ursula Erhart-Schwertmann: cello


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 - premier
Munich, Immanuel-Nazareth-Kirche (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


Si! (2012)
version for euphonium and live-electronics
Tue, 2 May 2017
Lawrence, KS (USA)
Percolator
Brett Keating: euphonium
Kip Haaheim: live-electronics


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Sat, 6 May 2017
Schwäbisch Hall, Hofgut Kieselberg (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


Mozart-Lamento (2015)
electronic sound performance for computer, piano resonances and controllers

Fri, 12 May 2017, 18:00
Vienna, Arnold Schönberg Center (A)
Karlheinz Essl: computer & controllers


imagination (2015)
Musik für ein Papiertheater von Ulrich Chmel

Sat, 20 May 2017, 18:30
Wien, Bezirksmuseum Wieden (A)
Ulrich Chmel's Papiertheater


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Son, 21 May 2017
München, Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Ismaning - Unterföhring (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


7x7 - fo(u)r trombones (2008)
music mobile for trombone quartet

Sat, 27 May 2017, 19:30
7x7 fo(u)r trombones
Wien, Pfarre St. Othmar unter den Weißgerbern (A)
von geräuschen und tönen
Trombone Attraction


Über Österreich II (2017)
sound tracks for film miniatures by Georg Riha - Zweite Erkundung
TV Programm ORF III
Mon, 5 Jun 2017, 20:15
Mon, 5 Jan 2017, 21:05
Mon, 12 Jun 2017, 20:15



Sequitur VII (2008)
for saxophone and live-electronics

Fri, 9 Jun 2017
Ghent, Conservatory (B)
Bachelor Recital
Toon Van Geyseghem: alto saxophone & live-electronics


Rot ist die Liebe, und grün des Lebens goldner Baum
Lebensfrohe und trinkfeste Sommergedichte aus der Feder von J. W. Goethe, W. Busch, Chr. Morgenstern u.a.
In Echtzeit spontan vertont von OUT OF THE BLUE

Sun, 6 Aug 2017, 11:00
Schloß Greinburg (A)
Donaufestwochen im Strudengau
Agnes Heginger: Stimme
Karlheinz Essl: live-electronics


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Thu, 21 Sep 2017
München, Glockenbachwerkstatt (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Fri, 22 Sep 2017
München, Bethanienkirche (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


Sequitur IVb (2008)
for viola and live-electronics

30 Sep 2017
Växjö, Konsthall (S)
Media Artes Society
Erik Ring: viola
N.N.: live-electronics


Musica ex machina (2017)
lecture/performance

19 Oct 2017
Semmering, Hotel Panhans (A)
Österreichischen Wissenschaftstag: „Automatisierung – Wechselwirkungen mit Wissenschaft, Kunst und Gesellschaft“
Karlheinz Essl: lecture/performance


Sequitur I (2008)
for flute and live-electronics

Sat, 4 Nov 2017
Saarbrücken, KuBa - Kulturzentrum am EuroBahnhof (D)
Saarbrücker Tage für elektroakustische und visuelle Musik
Karolin Schmitt-Weidmann: flute
Daniel Osorio: live-electronics


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Sun, 12 Nov 2017
München, Notenpunkt (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar


Puzzle of Purcell (2017)
for mezzo soprano and electric guitar

Sun, 19 Nov 2017
Landshut, Skulpturenmuseum im Hofberg (D)
Susanne Barta: mezzo soprano
Adrian Peyrera: electric guitar



Home Works Sounds Bibliography Concerts


Updated: 22 Apr 2017