THE DRIVE OF A WEDDING BAND
THE MELANCHOLY OF A POEM
THE DEPTH OF A STRING QUARTET
RE-MIXED IN AN A-CAPPELLA ROBE
OF 6 CLARINETS AND 6 CULTURES
Balkan Clarinet Summit brings together local and international clarinet masters to combine, contrast and mix the fascinating variety of the balkan clarinet playing with the interpretive culture of both classical and jazz traditions.
Ein Projekt der Goethe-Institute in Südosteuropa, künstlerische Leitung Claudio Puntin & Steffen Schorn
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Carribean Calypso Club
Holzmarktstrasse 15-18, Berlin Mitte
Doors Open 21 Uhr
Entry 7 Euro
The Caribbean Calypso Club is an absolute must,
not only for fans of Calypso and Soca, but for
everyone who wants to bring in the new year
with hot West Indies rhythms. This impressive
production gathers together some of the
Caribbean's best and brightest stars, gathered
for the first time together on stage in Europe.
Anderson "Blood" Armstrong, Red Plastic Bag,
Charles D. Lewis and many other internationally
known stars will demonstrate their Caribbean
magic. Berlin based calypso band Lord Mouse and
the Kalypso Katz, who have been waving the
calypso flag for close to a decade, will mix up
with them to shake the house together.
HUNGARIAN SUICIDE SONG
CALL FOR PROPOSALS!
When we at the Piranha Music camp learnt that WOMEX is heading to Budapest in 2015, we decided to do something special by using the most international music conference to pay hommage to the greatest Hungarian song ever. It is the Hungarian Suicide Song, originally written and recorded as "Szomoru Vasárnap" by the pianist and composer Rezso Seress (photo) in 1933.
Since Billy Holiday adapted it in 1941 under the title Gloomy Sunday, many artists have followed with their own versions, including Björk, Ray Charles, Marianne Faithfull, Serge Gainsbourg, Diamanda Galás, Pyotr Leshchenko, Kronos Quartet & more.
Strange urban legends regarding the song popped up over the years, mostly involving its alleged connection with various suicides. The BBC...
Growing from balkan to world champions, Boban and Marko release their Gipsy Manifesto, a musical call for change and a sonic striving for higher truth, drafted and crafted in the school of life. Ancient melodies that have...
Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Katz "Go Calypsonian" Back to the future: Lord Mouse and the Kalypso Katz revive the red hot chili Calypso sounds from Trinidad on their new record "Go Calypsonian" Put your dresses on and...
The best of the pioneering Jalilah's Raks Sharki oriental dance series in 16 stage cuts for a new generation of dancers and performance spaces, selected by Jalilah herself. Traditional songs edited and remastered - are presented in 16 crunchy shortened tracks,...