2017

January 12-13-14-15 / “Hide & Seek”, a stage production by Academy Bühnenkunstschule with Afghan, German, Iranian and Syrian teenagers and led by Rachel Hameleers and Cymin Samawatie. Korhan Erel is one of the artistic contributors of this project. Performances will take place in the Alte Feuerwache in Berlin.

January 25 / Cyminology: Cymin Samawatie (vocals), Benedikt Jahnel (piano), Ralf Schwarz (double bass), Tobias Backhaus (drums and percussion) feat. Martin Stegner (viola), Korhan Erel (computer) at Borusan Music House, Istanbul

January 30 / Duet with Mia Zabelka (violin, electronics) at Spektrum Berlin (CTM Vorspiel Event)

February 5 / Anıl Eraslan (cello, effects), Simon Rose (saxophone), Oğuz Büyükberber (clarinets), Korhan Erel (electronics), Dag Magnus Narvesen (drums) at Miss Hecker, Berlin. Please ask for directions.

February 9 / Duo “Deconstruction of a poem” with dancer Lerna Babikyan at Liebig12 as a part of Muyassar Kurdi‘s residency.

February 10 / Rudi Fischerlehner (drums), Sabine Vogel (flutes), Silke Eberhard (saxophones), Ute Wasserman (voice, bird calls), Korhan Erel (electronics) at Sowieso, Berlin

February 11 / Elo Masing (violin), Thomas Kumlehn (flute), Albrecht Walter (clarinet, accordion) and Korhan Erel (electronics, small speakers) at Watt Bar, Berlin, 20:00

February 12 / Eberhard Meisel (zither, electronics), Andreas Gogol (electronics), Gunnar Lettow (prepared bass guitar, electronics, objects) and Korhan Erel (electronics) at TonHalle Hannover, 18:00

February 17 / Defne Sandalcı (spoken word), Şevket Akıncı (guitar, effects), Korhan Erel (electronics) at Space Debris, Istanbul

February 21 / Solo performance at the opening of exhibition “You are here now” curated by Tuçe Erel and Seval Şener at ARTE Sanat, Ankara, Turkey

March 11 / Cymin Samawatie’s Music Lounge at Galerie Kremers with musicians from Germany and Iran, 19:30

March 14 / Lunch concert at the Berliner Philharmoniker with Cymin Samawatie, Martin Stegner, Ralf Schwarz and musicians from Iran (names to be confirmed soon) in the framework for the Female Voice of Iran Festival

March 19 / Grand concert of the Female Voice of Iran, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, 19:00

schimmernd five-concert Switzerland tour March 25-29, 2017

Akemi Nagao (dance), Angela Stöcklin (dance), Jan Schacher (double bass, electronics), Beat Unternährer (trombone), Korhan Erel (electronics)

March 25 / Plattform – wir bieten Raum, Gotthelfstrasse 29, 3013 Bern
March 26 / Probebühne Zirkus Chnopf, Flurstrasse 85, Zürich
March 27 / Atelier der ORT (AKKU), Emmenbrücke/Luzern
March 28 / FIM Basel , Alte Rumfabrik, Güterstrasse 145, Basel
March 29 / with guest Ségiu Voser (cello and voice) at WIM, Gewürzmühle, Zug

Empire microtour in NRW and Amsterdam April 25-27

Liz Allbee (trumpet, effects), Thorsten Töpp (electric guitar, effects), Korhan Erel (electronics)

April 25 / with Josephine Bode (recorder) at Splendor, Amsterdam
April 26 / with John-Dennis Renken (trumpet) in Moers (venue to be confirmed)
April 27 / Lokal Harmonie, Duisburg

April 30 / The Liz plays an improvised set at Spektrum, Berlin

May 4 / Cyminology: Cymin Samawatie (vocals), Benedikt Jahnel (piano), Ralf Schwarz (double bass), Tobias Backhaus (drums and percussion) feat. Korhan Erel (computer) in the XJazz Festival at the Emmaus Kirche, Berlin

May 12-13-14 / “Hide & Seek”, a stage production by Academy Bühnenkunstschule with Afghan, German, Iranian and Syrian teenagers and led by Rachel Hameleers and Cymin Samawatie. Korhan Erel is one of the artistic contributors of this project. Performances will take place in the Jewish Museum in Berlin.