Tag Archives: improvised music

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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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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Schubert, Vural, Fischerlehner, Erel at Miss Hecker – April 26

An evening of improvisation at Berlin’s cult venue Miss Hecker with Frank Paul Schubert, Uygur Vural and Rudi Fischerlehner on Sunday, April 26. Music starts at 20.30. Korhan Erel and Uygur Vural are both players in the Istanbul free improvisation … Continue reading

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New Release: Live at Gitar Cafe by Canned Fit, Yannis Saxonis and Korhan Erel

A concert recording by Canned Fit (Christine Schörkhuber), Yannis Saxonis and myself at GitarCafe in Istanbul on September 9, 2013 has been released on the netlabel Gronde Murmure today. It’s a free download (you can pay if you want, of … Continue reading

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Presentation and Concert: Antje Vowinckel and Korhan Erel

On Sunday, June 29, 2014, Antje Vowinckel and Korhan Erel will present a common sound art program at Errant Bodies in Berlin: 1- Novel in glass. Turkish sound vitrines based on motifs by Orhan Pamuk. By Antje Vowinckel, Produktion HR/SWR … Continue reading

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