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Concerts in September

Korhan Erel will play many concerts in several German cities in September. The first twoconcerts will be in the Platzhirsch Festival in Duisburg on September 3 and 4 with the core trio Empire of Thorsten Töpp, Liz Allbee and Korhan … Continue reading

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UnStumm, Cologne, September 5

UnStumm is a collaborative project by filmmakers, video artists and musicians from Istanbul and Cologne. UnStumm aims to produce improvised performances of film and music.  It is the brainchild of Korhan Erel and Nicola Hein, who are also the organizers and curators … Continue reading

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Concerts with Şevket Akıncı and Anıl Eraslan in Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin

Korhan Erel will play a series of concerts in Germany with his long-time collaborator from Istanbul, guitarist and composer Şevket Akıncı, and cellist Anıl Eraslan, with whom Korhan has been collaborating in several projects since 2010. Anıl is based in … Continue reading

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Two concerts in the New Sounds of Berlin and Istanbul at Radialsystem

Korhan Erel will play two concerts with his two Istanbul-based projects on March 14 at Radialsystem in the New Sounds of Istanbul and Berlin event organized by Borusan Music House (Istanbul) and Radialsystem (Berlin), and curated by Ipek Ipekçioğlu. The … Continue reading

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Islak Köpek’s 10th Anniversary Concerts in Istanbul and Berlin

Islak Köpek is an Istanbul-based free improvisation ensemble founded by me and Şevket Akıncı in 2005. It has been at the forefront of experimental music in Turkey ever since and has pioneered the beginning of free improvisation as an established … Continue reading

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Lotz / Erel duo – Hein / Erel / Marien trio

Korhan met Mark Alban Lotz in Istanbul in 2010, a few days before they went into the stuido to record Islak Köpek’s album “Istanbul Improv Sessions May 4th”. That album, released in 2011 on Evil Rabbit Recordings, has been receiving quite good … Continue reading

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Concerts and exhibition in January 2015

Following the long break without concerts in December, Korhan Erel will be playing many concerts in January and February in Germany and Istanbul. The concerts will begin with an interesting quartet with many first-time meetings at Miss Hecker on Friday, … Continue reading

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Concerts in November

Korhan Erel will play six concerts in Berlin and Leipzig between November 7 and November 30. The first concert will be in Leipzig on November 7 in the NIL Experimental Stage concert series in Leipzig with Marek Brandt, Michael Breitenbach … Continue reading

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K. Erel, S. Ağıryürüyen, A. Eraslan and Ş. Akıncı in Strasbourg (F) and Bern (SUI), June 10-13

Four heavyweights of the Istanbul improvisation scene, Korhan Erel, Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Şevket Akıncı (elec. guitar, effects), and Anıl Eraslan (cello) will play several concerts in Strasbourg, France and Bern, Switzerland between June 10-12. The first concert involves the four … Continue reading

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Ağıryürüyen, Erel, Kaya, Öktem, Yıldız at Bahane Lounge

Korhan Erel will play an improvised set with Sumru Ağıryürüyen (voice), Erçin Kaya (keyboards), Kerem Öktem (drums) and Çağlayan Yıldız (elec. guitar, effects) at Bahane Lounge, one of the new venues for good music in Kadıköy, Istanbul’s cool district on … Continue reading

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