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Berlin premiere of “Soundtracking”

My piece “Soundtracking” is a composition that serves as an imaginary soundtrack for a horror/sci-fi film that could have been done in the 1980s. The piece was commissioned by the synthesizer trio Lange//Berweck//Lorenz in 2021. The trio will premiere the … Continue reading

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August and September Concerts, Exhibition, Theater

Korhan Erel teamed up with Ayşe Cansu Tanrıkulu to compose music and sound for the theater piece “Krampus” directed and written by Isabella Sedlak and Ensemble at Maxim Gorki Theater. The play premiered on August 27 after a five-week period … Continue reading

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Obwegeser Instruments

With the kind support from Goethe-Institut’s Virtual Partnership Residency program, composer/musician Eda Er and Korhan Erel created the audio-visual piece “Obwegeser Instruments” based on musician/poet Şevket Akıncı’s poem “Ballard Trilogy”. The ten-minute piece is a collage of several shorter sound … Continue reading

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Musics For No Particular Occasion – New Digital Release

Between May and August 2020, I had a relatively productive period, finally shaking the pandemic-related frozenness and depression off. As I was, just like many others, mostly at home, I composed, experimented, improvised and recorded. Most of these pieces I … Continue reading

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How to get rid of a body. A magic manual

Korhan Erel teams up with Léonard Engel and Maja Zimmermann to produce Engel’s second solo work ‘How to get rid of a body. A magic manual’. After a six-week rehearsal period, which started with a residency at PACT Zollverein in … Continue reading

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Cyminology in Munich

Korhan Erel will be playing his first-ever concert with the amazing Cyminology as one of the guest musicians on April 20 in Allerheiligen-Hofkirche in Munich. The other guest musician is Martin Stegner, violist extraordinaire, who has been playing and recording … Continue reading

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A Book of Songs and Places, September 2-7, 2013, Istanbul

project by Maxime Hourani as Part of 13th Istanbul Biennial curated by Fulya Erdemci During the workshops different musicians will lead songwriting sessions for artists, architects, sociologists, students and others who are interested. The collaborative workshops will look at several … Continue reading

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March 23: Başak Yavuz Quintet at 60m2

I have recently joined jazz vocalist/composer Başak Yavuz’s jazz group, turning it into a quintet. Başak’s music, to me, has a feeling of tranquility as well as openness towards experimentation. I was listening to the band one night at Gitar … Continue reading

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Summer Pause, New Duo, Upcoming Concerts in 2012

With the concert at Dunia, Istanbul of Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola) / Korhan Erel (computer, controllers) duo concert with guests Jessika Kenney (voice), Eyvind Kang (viola) and Özlem Kaya (violin), I will be playing no concerts until the end of summer … Continue reading

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