Festival for music of the Iranian diaspora III

Video premiere

Live-Talk Rangarang Choir
June 2, 6-7:30 p.m.
Video here: Berta.berlin YouTube

Hadi Bastani [artist in residence] – modular synthesizer
Yalda Zamani – electronic sounds, codes, motion-sensors

Bastani works with field recordings, computers, modular synthesizers, transducers, and hacked electronic toys in the context of electroacoustic compositions, improvised performances, and site-specific, immersive and interactive installations. Zamani works with live coding and the application of machine learning models in combination with motion-sensing technologies. 

XEEN – electronics
Orlando Boeykens – tuba

Guitarist and producer Zhina Ardalan founded her solo project Xeen in 2019, and Orlando Boeykens is a sought-after tuba player in orchestras, chamber ensembles and bands. Xeen was curious to combine her sounds with those of the tuba, Boeykens was directly involved. Their performance celebrates noise and microtonality, reduction and opulence.

Rangarang Choir

Laura Winkler – arrangements, direction
Winnie Brückner, Matthias Knoche, Sophie Grobler, Pejman Jamilpanah, Zola Mennenöh, Pari – vocals

The composer and singer Laura Winkler arranges songs by the popular Iranian singers Hayedeh (1942-1990) Marzieh (1924-2010) and Ramesh (1946-2020) for a choir of Persian native speakers and singers who do not speak Persian. This project was made possible through funding by the Federal Agency for Civic Education and will be introduced with a live panel discussion with the guest of honor Ali Kamrani (*1952), moderated by Susan Zare

Karl Heinz Jeron

As Klangteppich’s guests* of Noiselab festival, RCO realize an ephemeral, improvised and multi-layered sound installation with electronic circuits, wired everyday objects and different gadgets.

Noiselab is dedicated to experimental and electronic music at the interface of contemporary sound art and offers a common framework for improvisational musicians, sound tinkerers, electronic inventors and performance artists who want to present their non-commercial art and sound practice to a broad public and develop it collectively.

Interview, essays, and a poem by Klangteppich artists at norient.com