Tag Archives: improvised music

Concerts in Bielefeld and Berlin in October

I’ll be playing two concerts this month. Less is more, they say. They’re not always right, but still…. 🙂 The first concert is on October 8 with Ephemeral Fragments (Florian Walter, tubax; Emily Wittbrodt, cello; Korhan Erel; electronics) at Bunker … Continue reading

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Duo with Anaïs Tuerlinckx at Sowieso and solo at Sentimental Punk

DUO I’m going to play a long-awaited duo with Anaïs Tuerlinckx at Sowieso on Friday, September 9. Anaïs and I had met while we were both playing in the improvising orchestra at JazzFest Berlin in 2017, and became fast friends … Continue reading

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Mariá Portugal’s EROSÃO and Masterclass at Stapeltor, Duisburg

Korhan Erel is going to perform in the second concert of Mariá Portugal’s EROSÃO series at Stapeltor in Duisburg. This series will evolve around Maria’s 2021 album EROSÃO. The concert with Korhan and Liz Kosack (synthesizer) will be improvisations based … Continue reading

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Concerts in Münster and Bonn

Korhan Erel will play a live solo soundtrack concert to the sci-fi cult film “Them!” (1954) on October 13, 2021 at Cuba – Black Box* in Münster. The concert will last the entire duration of the film and will be … 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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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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Solo improvisation @ Executive Summary online series

A video of me improvising on a modular synthesizer will be streamed at the Executive Summary online concert series on Monday, February 22nd. The series is organized and curated by Jeff Carey. Time information can be found on the visual … Continue reading

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Activities in January and February

2020 seems to be a much calmer year with less travelling and not that many concerts, but that does not mean it will be less exciting. The best news was that our project ‘Scarecrow’ with my wife Tuçe Erel was … 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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Saadet Türköz, Thomas Maos, Korhan Erel in the Jazz and Classic Days, Tübingen

Korhan Erel will play an exciting improvised trio concert with vocal improviser/singer Saadet Türköz and guitarist Thomas Maos in the Tübingen Jazz and Classic Days on October 22. Korhan had played once with Saadet in Istanbul before and had played … Continue reading

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