January 11 / The Liz premiere their new project at All Ears Festival, Oslo

January 13-14 / Leonard Engel (dance, concept) debuts his project “Pavane” with Korhan Erel (music, performance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy) at Tanztage, Sophiensaele, Berlin.

January 21 / Klub Demboh plays at the SurfF Festival at Petersburg Art Space with
Joel Grip – bass
Antonio Borghini – bass
Carina Khorkhordina – trumpet
Mia Dyberg – saxophone
Korhan Erel – electronics
Michael Griener – percussion
Frauke Nowak – movements

January 25 / The Liz performs at WIM Bern Festival, Dampfzentrale, Bern

February 4-5 / Panelist at “Orienting Beethoven” Workshop in Munich

February 6 / Marina Dzukljev (piano), Elena Kakaliagou (french horn), Sofia Borges (percussion), Korhan Erel (electronics) at SOWIESO-Neukölln

February 7 / Fyodor Stepanov (double bass), Yoshiko Klein (recorders), Anıl Eraslan (cello), Korhan Erel (electronics) at SOWIESO-Neukölln

February 22 / Ute Wassermann (voice, bird calls, objects) and Korhan Erel perform in the Ender Sesler concert series co-organized by BAU Art and Yapı Kredi Bank at Yapı Kredi Bankası Loca, Istanbul

March 18-30 / showing a sound installation at Space 1A in Hong Kong as a part of “Hacktivate Yourself” curated by Tuçe Erel

April 9 / Solo at Loophole, Berlin

April 13 / Premiering a new electroacoustic “techno” piece in collaboration with accordion player Mikail Yakut at displaced replaced festival 2 at Radialsystem.

April 16-28 / Residency at PACT Essen to develop new dance piece with Léonard Engel (dance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy)

April 29 / Improv concert with Emily Wittbrodt (cello) and Florian Walter (tubax) at Alte Mitte, Essen

May 9 / Berlin Bülbül book launch concert with David Rothenberg (clarinet) and Cymin Samawatie (voice) at Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin

IMG_0106May 10 / The Liz performs their piece “Dipper” at Xjazz Festival at Emmauskirche on 21:30

May 13-20 / Residency at PACT Essen with Oliver Connew (dance) and Julian Weber (choreography)

May 29-30 / The Show of Small Things, a multidisciplinary performance with Maria Ferrara (movement, performance), Korhan Erel (live electronics) and Beatrice Madach (video) at Acker Stadt Palast at Performance Art Festival, Berlin

June 7 / Trickster Orchestra at SCHOENES WOCHENENDE – Festival fuer Modernes Hoeren, Düsseldorf

June 9 / “Nervous Entanglement”, a new audiovisual piece with Malte Jehmlich at Moers Festival in the Peschkehaus

June 20 / Solo reading and electronic music performance during Waldgespräche at Resonanzraum Festival, St. Pauli, Hamburg

June 21 / Free improvisation with Maurizio Ravalico (percussion), Kriton Beyer (daxophone) and Phillippe Lemoine (tenor saxophone) at Petersburg Art Space 

June 22 / Electronica concert at the closing party of Resonanzraum Festival, St. Pauli, Hamburg

June 29 / Duo with Maurizio Ravalico (percussion) at Petersburg Art Space

August 9 – 10 / Two-nights-in-a-row at Sowieso with

Anaïs Tuerlinckx, prepared piano | Berit Jung, double bass | Fyodor Stepanov, double bass | Gunnar Lettow, prepared bass, objects, electronics | Jessica Sligter, voice, electronics | Korhan Erel, electronics | Kriton Beyer, daxophone | Liz Kosack, synth | Michael Thieke, clarinet | Samuel Hall, drums

August 23 / Improvisation with Thorsten Töpp (guitar) and Carina Khorkondina (trumpet) at Petersburg Art Space

September 4 – 5 / Das Demboh Fest, a festival of improvisation extravaganza with Klub Demboh and guests at Petersburg Art Space, Berlin

September 20 – 21 – 22 / “How to get rid of a body: A magic manual”, a dance piece by Léonard Engel with Korhan Erel (composition, sound design, performance) and Maja Zimmermann (dramaturgy) at Hoch X, Munich

October 5 / Lecture sound performance with Angelika Niescier (saxophone) Victoriah Szirmai (writer) and Tim Isfort (double bass) at POSITIONEN! Jazz und Politik at Darmstadt Jazz Institute, Darmstadt

October 10 / Duo with Julia Brüssel (violin) at Soyya Room, Cologne

October 18 – 19 – 20 / Klub Demboh plays in Norway and Sweden

October 18 at Andreas Röysum, Oslo
October 19 at Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden
October 20 in Gagnef, Sweden (venue to be confirmed)

November 8 / Solo concert in the S M O G concert series, Brussels, Belgium

Laia_Genc-Korhan_Erle_aNovember 16 / Serene with Laia Genc (piano, voice) and Korhan Erel (electronics) plays in the Musik in den Häusern der Stadt Festival in Cologne

November 19 – 23 / Residence at Au Topsi Pohl (program to be announced soon)

November 27 / Solo concert at the Odd Wednesday series at Acud Macht Neu, Berlin

December 6 / Lettow Erel Duo at Linker Laden, Hamburg