Korhan Erel will present some of his recent collaborations with Berlin-based improvisers in Spektrum and Officina Neukölln in May, as well as performing in a re-run of the Hide&Seek shows in the Jewish Museum. On May 30, he’ll be part of the immersive multi-disciplinary improv performance “The First Breath” at New West Berlin
On May 17, Korhan will perform one set with Lan Cao and Gregor Siedl, and one set with Sabine Vogel at Spektrum Berlin. Lan, Gregor and Korhan have been rehearsing on and off in the last two years. Sabine and Korhan have played together for the first time in 2017. The show will start at 20:00. Click link for more information on Spektrum’s webpage.
On May 19, Korhan will play a set with reed player Edith Steyer. Edith and Korhan have been rehearsing in trio with drummer Adrian Krok for some time, and will present some of the results of this collaboration, alas without Adrian, who has other commitments. The show will be a part of the Raze Ramparts series curated by guitarist Julia Reidy.
The Hide&Seek shows will be on May 12-13-14 at the Jewish Museum. The 12th is already sold out, but there may be tickets left for the other two days.
On May 30, Korhan Erel will be part of a large ensemble of musicians based in Berlin and Brooklyn at New West Berlin for an immersive improv performance called “The First Breath”, conceptualized by Liz Kosack and Patrick Breiner. The cast of characters will be Patrick Breiner (tenor sax/clarinet), Jamie Agnello (performer/puppeteer), Liz Kosack (synth/ masks), Liz Allbee (trumpet), Korhan “Liz” Erel (electronics), Steve Heather (percussion), Dan Peter Sundland (electric bass), Yoshiko Klein (bass recorder), Julia Reidy (guitar), Brad Henkel (trumpet), Julian Elvira (subcontrabass flute)