Tag Archives: Istanbul

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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PledgeMusic crowdsourcing campaign for Berlin Bülbül

David Rothenberg and Korhan Erel have launched a crowdsourcing campaign on PledgeMusic for their album Berlin Bülbül, which will be officially released on May 15 on Gruenrekorder. Please support us and get goodies in return, including improvisation lessons by David … Continue reading

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Album release: Berlin Bülbül – David Rothenberg and Korhan Erel

David Rothenberg and Korhan Erel will soon release a CD of live music with nightingales, Berlin Bülbül on Gruenrekorder. David and Korhan met in Berlin in early 2014 and started playing concerts and recording, including one concert at Treptower Park 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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Winter break

My concerts are over for the year 2014. The first performance of 2015 will be at Miss Hecker in Berlin with Michael Thieke (clarinets), Emilio Gordoa (prepared vibraphone) and Uygur Vural (cello). Until then, I will be focusing on preparing … 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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Frischzelle Festival in Cologne, September 9-12

Korhan Erel will be playing several concerts in the Frischzelle Festival in Cologne and Düsseldorf on September 9, 10, 11, and 12. Frischzelle is organized by ZeitKunst (Matthias Muche and Sven Hahne). This year’s festival will focus on a new … 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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Bad Falling Bostel – New album with Gunnar Lettow is out

Gunnar Lettow and Korhan Erel have been playing concerts in Germany since November 2011 after their first-time meeting in Istanbul in April 2011. This three-year collaboration is now documented with an album titled “Bad Falling Bostel” released on Creative Sources … Continue reading

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Two concerts with Bob Ostertag and Tolga Tüzün in Istanbul

Tolga Tüzün and Korhan Erel host the legendary San Francisco-based composer, performer and instrument builder Bob Ostertag for a series of talks, workshops and masterclasses, as well as for a recording session with him. Korhan and Tolga will record with Bob at … Continue reading

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