Artists
Program
Set 1: Amir ElSaffar, Ole Mathisen, Tomas Fujiwara & Tania Giannouli
Set 2: Amir ElSaffar & Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch
Approximate running time: 2h with one intermission

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, and vocalist Amir ElSaffar combines a background as a classically trained jazz trumpeter with microtonal techniques idiomatic to Arabic music. For his Pierre Boulez Saal debut, he presents two world-premiere programs: in the first set, ElSaffar’s trio, consisting of saxophonist Ole Mathisen and drummer Tomas Fujiwara with ElSaffar on trumpet, is joined by innovative Greek pianist Tania Giannouli, whose instrument will be re-tuned to create microtonal sounds. The evening’s second part, featuring sound artist Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch and ElSaffar on santur and vocals, explores the boundary between improvisation and composition with music that merges electro-acoustic ideas with traditional Iraqi maqam scales.

We regret that this concert has to be cancelled due to illness. A new date for next season will be announced at a later time. Ticket holders will automatically receive a credit to their customer account. If you would prefer to be refunded to your bank account, please contact us at tickets@boulezsaal.de and provide the transaction number (visible on the top right of your ticket) and your IBAN or bank account details.
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Pierre Boulez Saal
Französische Straße 33 D
10117 Berlin
Season 2022–2023, Sun, 18 September 2022, 18:00
AMIR ELSAFFAR
FT. OLE MATHISEN, TOMAS FUJIWARA, TANIA GIANNOULI, LORENZO BIANCHI HOESCH
Improvised Music & Jazz
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