• Recitals

With My Skin

  • Fingertips-percussion in a touchscreen-age.
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Fantasia

  • An evening inspired by and dedicated to Georg Friedrich Händel.
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Mythos

  • Dance, song and poetry: a journey back to the roots of human communication.
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Mara-Mara

  • A soft and tender open-air concert using two instruments and a body.
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Moving Eastwards

  • Six contemporary composers encounter Asia.
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Dance!

  • Dance-inspired and dance-inducing pieces drawn from the Baroque era up to our modern day.
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The places I remember

  • A songbook for marimba and vibraphone.
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  • Music Theatre

Müller/Rinnert

Frank Becker

  • Ensembles

MAM.manufaktur für aktuelle musik

El Perro Andaluz

  • Concert series, workshops with composers, contemporary music-based projects for social inclusion
  • Residencies

Camp Festival

  • Weeklong workshops to collaborate with international artists and create new pieces with music and visual arts (2018)
  • Repertoire

Solo

Marimba

  • Mark Applebaum (*1967) Narcissus: Strata / Panacea [10:29]
  • Ton De Leeuw (1926-1996) Midare [06:42]
  • Mansoor Hosseini (*1967) Taïrama [ca. 10:00]
  • Toshi Ichiyanagi (*1933) Portrait of Forest [09:00]
  • Seyko Itoh (*1983) wooden pieces [12:15]˚
  • Yasuo Sueyoshi (*1937) Mirage pour marimba [08:49]
  • Isabel Urrutia Rasines (*1967) Mara-Mara pour marimba [ca. 07:04]
  • Alejandro Viñao (*1951) Khan Variations [09:01]

 

Vibraphone

  • Markus Bongartz (*1963) An die Vorgeborenen [04:30]˚
  • Franco Donatoni (1927-2000) Omar. Due Pezzi per vibrafono [ca. 13:00]
  • Philippe Hurel (*1955) Loops II [08:40]
  • René Leibowitz (1913-1972) Trois Caprices for vibraphone [03:00]
  • José Manuel López López (*1956) Calculo Secreto [10:12]
  • Toek Numan (*1971) Nachtlicht [05:30]
  • Bernd Schumann (*1979) Drei Toccaten [09:38]#
  • Yoshihisa Taïra 
(1937-2005) Monodrame IV [13:47]

Multiple-percussion

  • Bertrand Dubedout (*1958) Fractions du silence - sixième livre [11:14]
  • Brian Ferneyhough (*1943) Bone Alphabet [12:46]
  • Bruno Giner (*1960) Étude de peaux: No. 2, Satz [08:59]
  • Vinko Globokar (*1934) ?Corporel (for a percussionist on his body) [ca. 08:00]
  • Maki Ishii (1936-2003) Thirteen Drums [12:04]
  • Helmut Lachenmann (*1935) Interieur I für einen Schlagzeugsolisten [14:01]
  • Dieter Mack (*1954) Telu [12:05]
  • Younghi Pagh-Paan (*1945) Ta-Ryong IV [04:12]
  • James Tenney (1934-2006) KOAN: Having never written a note for percussion [ca. 10:00]
  • Kevin Volans (*1949) She Who Sleeps With A Small Blanket [16:40]
  • Cong Wei (*1988) Monologue der Qingyi [08:15]˚
  • James Wood (*1953) Rogosanti [10:21]
  • Christian Wolff (*1934) Exercise 27, 2nd Peace March for snare drum [05:45]
  • Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) Rebonds A & B [12:03] Psappha [13:47]

+ electronics

  • Unsuk Chin (*1961) Allegro ma non troppo [ca. 14:00]
  • Vinko Globokar (*1934) Ombre (for a percussionist/singer, tape and rhythm machine) [ca. 07:00]
  • Martin Matalon (*1958) Traces IV for marimba and tape [07:00]

Solo with Orchestra

  • Paul Creston (1906-1985) Concertino for Marimba and Orchestra (1940), ca. 15’
  • André Jolivet (1905-1974) Concerto pour percussion et orchestre (1958), ca. 15’
  • Hans Ulrich Lehmann >Battlements< für Schlagzeug und Kammerorchester (1994-95), ca. 15’
  • Toshirō Mayuzumi (1929-1997) Concertino for Xylophone and Orchestra (1965), ca. 12’
  • Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) Concerto pour marimba et vibraphone et orchestre (1947-52), ca. 19’
  • Nico Muhly (*1981) Double Standard: Double Percussion Concerto (2012), ca. 16’

Chamber Music

  • Markus Bongartz (*1963) Drumline for snare drum-duo (2014)˚ Portrait for harpsichord & percussion (2014)˚ Irrsal for tuba & percussion (2015)˚
  • Benjamin Scheuer (*1987) Kraken for percussion and speaking ensemble (2017)#
  • ...as well as works by Malin Bång, Moritz Eggert, Morton Feldman, Robin Hoffmann, Michael Jarrell, Mauro Lanza, Chico Mello, Sarah Nemtsov, Samir Odeh-Tamimi, Helmut Oehring, Michael Petzel, Steve Reich and Elnaz Seyedi, among others...

Transcriptions and Arrangements

  • Arno Waschk (*1973) Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 19, No. 1,
    arranged for marimba
    /Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Variations on «Mein junges Leben hat ein End’», arranged for vibraphone /Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin: Trois Valses Op. 64, No. 2 in cis-Moll, arranged for marimba /Sergei Rachmaninow: Zdes' khorosho (How fair this spot), Op.21, No.7, arranged for marimba
  • Markus Bongartz (*1963) Astor Piazzolla: La muerte del Ángel, arranged for vibraphone solo /Astor Piazzolla: La muerte del Ángel, arranged for vibraphone & piano
  • ˚ Commissioned Work # World Premiere