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FEMALE SOLOISTS IN BERLIN 02
Salon Bruit | K77 - Lichtblick Kino -
2013
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Marta Zapparoli | Italian sound artist, performer, musician & improviser. She studied fine arts and the soprano saxophone, deeply involved in producing experimental radio shows, installations and multimedia theater productions since 1999 then she has developed here own solo live performance along with extensive duos and larger group collaborations. She has participated in several Festivals such as: Internationale für Neue Musik Festival Damstädt, kleine field recordings Festival Berlin, Biegungen Bend/Break Festival Berlin, Simultan Festival Timisoara, SpektroOpen festival Instambul, Fusion Festival, and more all over the Europa.

She now lives in Berlin where since 2010 is a member of the Splitter Orchester, collaborating on sound installations with Martin Kuentz and a project with Alessandra Eramo next to her ongoing solo project. The last decade she creates strong narrative sonic pieces using a open variety of recording techniques and custom analog tools as well as found instruments and objects. Her sonic explorations bringing together the sensual quality of Real-World sound and versatile processing of live electronics. Within environmental phenomena, acoustic ecology, noise pollution, focusing on sonic narratives & human emotions through decomposition and real-time tape manipulation, sounds that are considered non-musical or overheard.

 

Abigail Sanders | Musician, horn player, improviser and composer living and working in Berlin. Her performances range from Classical through to free jazz, avant-garde and improvised music. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. While studying she performed in various orchestras across the country including the Manchester University Symphony Orchestra and Amadeus Orchestra. A highlight was giving the UK premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Lucifer's Dance at the Royal Festival Hall.

Manchester’s vibrant experimental music scene enabled Abigail to explore avenues outside classical tradition. An experienced improviser, she is a key member of ensemble Ecosonics, has performed with Huddersfield Experimental Laptop Orchestra. She has performed with electronic musicians including no-input mixer player Richard Knight. Enticed by the music scene in Berlin, Abigail is currently living in the city playing with various ensembles including a trio with Manuel Miethe and Adam Goodwin, as well as Anna Kaluza, Niko Meinhold and Stephan Bleier.

 

QUOTA;UNQUOTA EPISODES #02 - SALON BRUIT BERLIN - 12.04.2013
MARTA ZAPPAROLI | Prepared tapes & selfmade devices

 

QUOTA;UNQUOTA EPISODES #02 - SALON BRUIT BERLIN - 12.04.2013
ABIGAIL SANDERS | horn