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Exhibition view »Open Codes«
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Exhibition view »The Art of Immersion«
Exhibition view »FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE of the 1970s«
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Exhibition view »Resonances«
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Events, Guides and Workshops

Fri, June 17, 2016

Concert: IMA_experiments 8

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube, ZKM_Music Balcony

13/9 €

Zwei Männer sitzen mit Musikinstrumenten in der Hand auf einer Wiese, ihre Augen sind mit silbernem Klebeband verhüllt:zoviet*france: (live), Asmus Tietchens (live) and DJ Zipo (DJ-Set)

At the 8th edition of the series IMA_experiments the audience can expect performances by Asmus Tietchens (live), :zoviet*france: (live) and DJ Zipo (DJ-Set).

The avant-garde composer Asmus Tietchens who lives...

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Thu, June 23, 2016

Concert: Realistic Monk

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Ein Mann sitzt hinter einem Mischpult, unter dem Tisch verlaufen unzählige KabelConcert with Carl Stone and Miki Yui

»Realistic Monk« is a new performance project by American composer Carl Stone and sound artist and composer Miki Yui. The name of the project is an imaginary word – an anagram, formed from the names of the members. The duo focuses on sounds that...

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Wed, June 29, 2016

Talk: IMA | lab No. 28: Gilles Gobeil

Time & location

7 pm

ZKM_Cube

Free entry

Ein schwarz-weiß Portrait eines Mannes

Since 1985, Canadian composer Gilles Gobeil has been working on producing works in the area of Acousmatic Music and Mixed Music. Many of his compositions are based on the so-called »cinéma pour l’oreille« [Cinema for the Ears], others are...

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Concert: Acousmatique Canadienne

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Ein schwarz-weiß Portrait eines MannesAcousmatic works interpreted by the Canadian composer Gilles Gobeil

In the form of a concert evening, Gilles Gobeil will not only present his own works, but also interpret acousmatic pieces of other Canadian composers.

Since 1985, he mainly focuses on the creation of acousmatic and mixed works. Many of...

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Sun, July 17, 2016

Concert: Heimathen [Home Places]

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Drei Personen spielen Blasinstrumente, im Hintergrund ein Klavierspieler

As a great plural, »Heimathen« [Home Places] describes objectives, dreams, ideas, homes and vanishing points in the future, continually renamed and in change, real objects of innovation. Three composers, Baden-born Jan Kopp, Uruguayan Alvaro...

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Wed, September 28, 2016

Festival: con:temporaries

Wed, September 28, 2016 - Fri, September 30, 2016

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €, per concert evening

ContemporariesCurrent interpretations of contemporary music by the International Ensemble Modern Academy

As part of the festival, the scholarship students of the International Ensemble Modern Academy (IEMA) will be presenting their latest pieces, world premieres by young, up-and-coming composers and style-defining compositions of contemporary music...

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Mon, October 03, 2016

Concert: Amram-Ensemble | THREE LOST LOVES

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

VVK: 14€ zzgl. Geb / AK: 18€ / Ermäßigt (nur an der ZKM-Infotheke): 10€

David Amram am Kalvierand other pieces

David Amram's THREE LOST LOVES is based on stories by three authors: Willa Cather, Zora Neale Hurston and Jack Kerouac. The work was commissioned for the AMRAM ENSEMBLE (Elmira Darvarova, violin, Ken Radnofsky, saxophone and Thomas Weaver, piano...

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Sun, October 09, 2016

Concert: belo/russian residence

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

cost: 10 € concessionary: 7 €

SinYoung Russian and Belorussian guest artists at the ZKM

In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut St. Petersburg, the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics is inviting four artists from Russia and Belarus to...

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Sun, October 23, 2016

Concert: Parmegianis world of sound

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

€10, concession price: €7

Ein Mann, der am Mischpult steheSound Dome concert with works by Bernard Parmegiani and Gilles Gobeil

The French composer Bernard Parmegiani (1927–2013) researches the various possibilities of working with sound in »De Natura Sonorum« from 1975 and thus creates a masterpiece of electroacoustic music that had a lasting influence on subsequent...

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Fri, October 28, 2016

Concert: Trio Omphalos

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

€10, concession price: €7

Trio Omphaloswith works by John Cage and Tom Johnson

When a composer starts to compose on 64 chess squares, it takes 72 years for 3 musicians to perform it in Karlsruhe: John Cage’s »Chess Pieces«, plus a folkloristic, Irish influenced »Four Dances« and Tom Johnson’s »Rational Melodies« based on a...

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Sat, November 12, 2016

Concert: Klangdomkonzert. Hörstücke für 47 Lautsprecher

Time & location

6 pm

ZKM_Cube

Free entry

Marco Blaauw spielt TrompeteARD Hörspieltage 2016

Bei diesem Klangdomkonzert können sich die ZuhörerInnen auf insgesamt drei Stücke freuen: Auf die SWR-Produktion »Engel der Erinnerung« von Marco Blaauw (2016) sowie auf das Stück »Le miroir triste«, das der Kanadier Gilles Gobeil im Jahr 2007 am...

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Thu, November 17, 2016

Concert: Ensemble BL!NDMAN

Time & location

9 pm

ZKM_Cube

10€ reduced 7€

BL!NDMAN Strings

With »Infiltrationen 3.0« Stefan Prins makes a new version of »Infiltrationen«, a composition from 2009 for 4 electric guitars and electronics, for string quartet, thé icon of classical music. 

The iconic sound of the string quartet is...

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Thu, November 24, 2016

Festival: Giga-Hertz Award 2016

Thu, November 24, 2016 - Sun, November 27, 2016

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Media Theater, ZKM_Foyer, ZKM_Cube

Free entry

Gigaherzpreis 2016

Between 24 and 27 November 2016, this year’s Giga-Hertz Award Festival will be taking place at the ZKM | Karlsruhe. The Award for Electronic Music has been awarded by the SWR Experimentalstudio and ZKM | Karlsruhe since 2007. Renowned...

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Concert: Giga-Hertz Award: Concert by the award-winners

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

Free entry

Alexander Schubert

On the first evening of the Giga-Hertz Award Festival, debut performances by prize-winners Lara Morciano (Production Award 2012), Giuliano Obici (Production Award 2014) und Vinyl -terror & -horror (Production Award 2014) and a piece by...

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Fri, November 25, 2016

Concert: Giga-Hertz Award: Concert by the SWR Experimentalstudio

Time & location

9 pm

ZKM_Media Theater

Free entry

Les Percussions de Strasbourg beim AuftrittWith soloists of the Ensemble Experimentals and the Ensemble Les Percussions de Strasbourg. Conductor: Detlef Heusinger

On the second evening of the Giga-Hertz Award Festival, a concert by the SWR Experimentalstudio with soloists of the Ensemble Experimentals and the Ensemble Les Percussions de Strasbourg can be heard. Debut performances by prize-winner Roque...

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Sat, November 26, 2016

Festival: Giga-Hertz Award weekend

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Media Theater, ZKM_Foyer, ZKM_Music Balcony

Free entry

Gigaherzpreis 2016

This year, the weekend of the 26 and 27 November is influenced completely by the main award-winner: As well as an exclusive concert, the life’s work of the award-winner will be presented in the form of lectures, talks and a reading.

...

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Award: Giga-Hertz Award: Award Presentation

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Foyer

Free entry

Gigaherzpreis 2016

This is the ninth time that the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustic together with the SWR Experimentalstudio has awarded the Giga-Hertz Award for Electronic Music. From approx.

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Sun, November 27, 2016

Festival: Giga-Hertz Award weekend

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Media Theater, ZKM_Foyer

Free entry

Gigaherzpreis 2016

This year, the weekend of the 26 and 27 November is influenced completely by the main award-winner: As well as an exclusive concert, the life’s work of the award-winner will be presented in the form of lectures, talks and a reading.

...

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Fri, December 02, 2016

Symposium: Strömungen

Fri, December 02, 2016 - Sun, December 04, 2016

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Lecture Hall

Free entry

Plakat zum Symposium »Strömungen«, grüne Raute mit TextSymposium on artistic sonification

Within the context of the symposium the potentials of artistic sonification are to be fathomed out. There will be panel-discussions, concerts and lectures, i. a. by Till Bovermann, Kristin Clark, Ricardo Climent, Martin Rumori, Marcus Schmickler...

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Sun, December 11, 2016

Concert: Aleph Guitar Quartet

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Vier Männer, die nicht in die Kamera schauen

On Sunday 11 December 2016, the ALPEH guitar quartet will round off an extremely successful year with a concert at the ZKM. In addition to extensive concert tours to Chile and the USA, the quartet has also appeared at major international...

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Thu, January 12, 2017

Festival: Les Femmes de GRM

Thu, January 12, 2017 - Sun, January 15, 2017

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Cube

Please check the respective events

Typographisches Bild: Les Femmes de GRM

 

In the concert series »Les Femmes de GRM« female composers will be presented, who worked at the studio »Groupe de recherches musicales« or collaborated closely with this studio.

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Fri, January 27, 2017

Concert: Klänge Zahlen Tastatur

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Quadratnotation eines Gregorianischen Chorals, mit Text, nachträglich rot und blau verfärbt

»Sounds Numbers Keyboard«: Concert and Lecture on Renaissance music and mathematics compared to New Music. With Achim Langenkämper, Reto Schölly and Martina Schettina.

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Thu, February 23, 2017

Concert: New Sounds from the Middle Kingdom

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Schola Heidelberg | ensemble aisthesis

In the »Week of New Music« by the Theater and Orchester Heidelberg, the KlangForum Heidelberg e.V. is hosting two evenings under the motto »New Sounds from the Middle Kingdom« on Thursday 23 and Friday 24, February 2017. The events will inspire...

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Sat, March 04, 2017

Festival: con:temporaries

Sat, March 04, 2017 - Sun, March 05, 2017

Time & location

all day

ZKM_Cube

10/7 € each

Das IEMA-Ensemble steht auf Schienen vor einer Hafenkulisse mit Containern und einem KranCurrent interpretations of contemporary music by the International Ensemble Modern Academy

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Wed, April 05, 2017

Concert: Daidalos Percussion Quartet

Time & location

8 pm

ZKM_Cube

10/7 €

Vierköpfiges Ensemble des Daidalos Percussion Quartet.

On the search for tonal depth and perfection, the »Daidalos Percussion Quartet« not only integrates exotic, less well-known instruments, but is also focusing increasingly on the construction of its own instruments. This is how it impresses its...

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