Tag Archives: Free Improvisation

Summer activities, concerts in the Fall

It was a relatively calm summer for Korhan in terms of performances, where most time was spent on rehearsing/playing sessions with new collaboration partners as well as researching and experimenting to develop the new laptop-less performance and composition setup. In … Continue reading

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Concerts in Berlin in May

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 … Continue reading

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Empire plays in Amsterdam, Moers and Duisburg

    Empire is an improvisation trio that came into existence when guitarist Thorsten Töpp invited trumpet player Liz Allbee and electronics player Korhan Erel to play two concerts with him in the Platzhirsch Festival in Duisburg in 2016. The … Continue reading

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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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Concerts in Wiesbaden, Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Krailling

Korhan Erel is going to be playing some very exciting festivals and concerts in many cities across Germany in July. First one is the Humanoise Congress #28 in Wiesbaden on July 1-3, where Korhan is going to camp out with … Continue reading

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The Liz “Book of Birds” Premiere

The Liz was born out of a first-time meeting of Liz Allbee, Liz Kosack and Korhan “Liz” Erel in the Kim Fest on December 3, 2014. What started out as an improvising trio of amplified trumpet, synthesizer and computer turned into … Continue reading

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Berlin Bülbül in its third year in Berlin

David Rothenberg and Korhan Erel have been playing live with nightingales in Berlin since 2014. In their third year in the city, which is one of the most important locations for nightingale research in Europe, they will do two outdoor … Continue reading

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Frank Gratkowski, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Emilio Gordoa, Korhan Erel

This concert’s going to be special. Korhan will be meeting three amazing players at Berlin’s secretive, cosy space Miss Hecker on April 17. Korhan has played several concerts with Emilio Gordoa in Berlin and with Frank Gratkowski in Istanbul and … Continue reading

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Franziska Baumann, Christoph Baumann, Meinrad Kneer, Korhan Erel

Three concerts by the Swiss, German, Turkish quartet in Berlin, Zurich and Bern Continue reading

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Concert with Elliott Sharp, David Rothenberg, Lasse-Marc Riek

Korhan Erel will play a concert  with an amazing line-up of musicians on March 13 at quiet cue. The quartet consists of Elliott Sharp on guitar, David Rothenberg on clarinets and electronics, Lass-Marc Riek on field recordings and Korhan on computer and controllers. … Continue reading

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