Archive

past concerts:

2013

December 6th
Postremise, Chur, Switzerland
World premieres:
Interfacing the Surface by Timothy McCormack
La metta da fein David Sontòn Caflisch.

December 11th
Roulette, Brooklyn New York, USA
World premiere:
Mixed Blessings, Indiana Robert Ashley
US premieres:
Interfacing the Surface by Timothy McCormack
La metta da fein David Sontòn Caflisch

December 17th
Boston, USA
music by Robert Ashley, Timothy McCormack and David Sontòn Caflisch.

December 19th
Constellation, Chicago, USA
music by Robert Ashley, Timothy McCormack and David Sontòn Caflisch, followed by Dinner at porkchop

2014

February 22nd
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss premiere:
Mixed Blessings, Indiana by Robert Ashley
and music by Timothy McCormack and David Sontòn Caflisch

June 15th
Baden, Switzerland
@ GNOM concert series
Mixed Blessings, Indiana by Robert Ashley

2015

April 10th
mon ami, Weimar, Germany
@ Festival Weimarer Frühjahrstage für zeitgenössische Musik
World primieres:
dimmers and filters by Moritz Müllenbach and others
and works by Timothy McCormack and David Sontòn Caflisch

2016

May 8th
Bundeshaus zu Wiedikon, Zurich, Switzerland
@ Kompakt am Montag concert series
les malades qui rire
World premiere:
Louis d’Heudieres (F/UK) Laughter studies 3 (2016) for three Performers with Audio-Score
Tore Cosi (GH) les malades qui rire (2016) mit Video und Elektronik für meine Freunde Simone, Moritz und Samuel
and works by
Carolyn Chen (USA)  Adagio (2009) for three Performers
Benedikt Schiefer (D) Signal for Horn Solo and Live-Electronics
Robert Ashley (USA) Mixed Blessings, Indiana (2012) for Horn, Cello and Synthesizer

June 24th
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland
June 25th
Ancienne Couronne/Alte Krone, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
June 26th
Kino Apollo, Chur, Switzerland

If They Bite With All Their Might
Three nights with three short concerts by Ensemble ö!Compagnie Bin°oculaire, and Retro Disco

World primieres by Jannik Giger (CH), Michael Maierhof (D), Frédéric Pattar (F) / Walter Ruttmann, Katharina Rosenberg (CH),  and David Sontòn Caflisch / Adrian Kelterborn (CH). More by Ioannis Mitsialis (GR), François Sarhan (F), Carolyn Chen (USA), Luciano Berio (I), Edison Denisov (RU), and Igor Stravinsky (RU).

Für die freundliche Unterstützung danken wir sehr herzlich: Fachausschuss Musik BS/BL, Kanton Bern, Stadt Biel, Fondation Nestlé pour l’Art, Jubiläumsstiftung der Schweizerischen Mobiliar Genossenschaft, Kanton Zürich, Stadt Zürich, Fondation Nicati-de Luze, Kanton Graubünden, Pro Helvetia, FONDATION SUISA, Stadt Chur, Migros Kulturprozent, Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft des Kantons Zürich

October 12th
Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Zurich, Switzerland
@ Alvin Lucier 85th Birthday Festival
Step, Slide and Sustain
World premiere:
Step, Slide and Sustain for Horn, Cello And Piano by Alvin Lucier

2017

March 11th–19th
Stanford, USA
Residency @ CCRMA
Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

March 19th
Stanford University, CCRMA Stage, The Knoll Building, Stanford, USA
Residency concert
World premieres by Constantin Basica, Eoin Callery, Julie Herndon, Jessie Marino, Iván Naranjo, and Charlie Sdraulig and works by David Sontòn Caflisch, Jannik Giger, Katharina Rosenberger, and Andrew A. Watts.
This concert was supported by Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council.

Here’s what inspired the name Retro Disco