2013Gedanken über weite Entfernungen. Eine Kontaktaufnahme [One's Mind at Great Distances. Getting in touch]


A piece by Anne Hirth and Christian Kesten
Production of büro für zeit + raum and Wuppertaler Bühnen


by and with Ivan Fatjo Chaves, Ariel Garcia, Gregor Henze, Gregory Stauffer, Irena Tomazin


Premiere 22 June, 2013, 8pm
Further performances: 23-25 June 2013, 8pm


Kleines Schauspielhaus Wuppertal

2012morsen [2]

Dorothea Brandt, soprano | Ariel Garcia, voice, banjo, pocket trumpet | John Janssen, baritone | Ulrike Nahmmacher, violin ||
direction: Christian Kesten

December 16, 2012, 9 pm, Wuppertaler Schauspielhaus

2012ZERO TIME

Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop
Composition and stage direction: Christian Kesten

October 6 and 7, 2012, Radialsystem V, Berlin

2011Dieter Schnebel
SPRECHENDE KÖRPER (KÖRPER-SPRACHE)
Version 2011
[SPEAKING BODIES (BODY-LANGUAGE)]


With Marilyne Fauquier, Heiki Ikkola, Amit Jacobi, Sabine Köhler, Jule Oeft, Julia Rosenberger, Anna Maria Warzecha, Johanna Weigmann.

Concept, stage and musical direction: Annette Jahns and Christian Kesten

Festspielhaus Hellerau
Dresden
September 1, 2011

2009Jacques Demierre
UNE TABLE POUR TROIS
ou La troika s'ennuie


Julien Annoni | Olivier Membrez | Serge Vuille - percussion
Christian Kesten: stage direction

Festival LES AMPLITUDES
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
May 16, 2009

2008FRIENDLY TAKEOVER
Border traffic between musis & language

My imaginary concert
a "spoken concert" only with read texts about imaginary or real music works

with texts by Johannes Bauer, Jorn Ebner, James Etherington, Bernd Huppauf, Christina Mueller-Gutowski, Leowee Polyester, Hana Sustkova, Anja Tuckermann, Ruth Wiesenfeld

speakers: Maulwerker
Michael Hirsch, Katarina Rasinski, Mariel Jana Supka (guest)

direction: Christian Kesten

Berliner Gesellschaft für Neue Musik
(Berlin Society for New Music)
Villa Elisabeth | Berlin-Mitte
October 9, 2008
2008SITUATIONS
Art. Life. Transitions. Interpenetrations.


compositions, instructions, installations by
Lucio Capece, Johnny Chang, c.o.m.things, Adam Fong, Ariane Jessulat, Elana Mann, Pauline Oliveros, Adam Overton, Michael Pisaro, Mark So, Josh Thorpe, Steffi Weismann, Istvan Zelenka a.o.

performed by Maulwerker
concieved and directed by: Christian Kesten

maulwerker performing music 2008 #1
Villa Elisabeth | Invalidenstr. 3 | Berlin-Mitte
July 3rd, 2008
2006Makiko Nishikaze
MM

Die Maulwerker
Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin

space/stage design: Kai Schiemenz
costume design: Dorothee Scheiffarth
light: Johannes Sundrup

stage direction: Christian Kesten

MaerzMusik festival for actual music 2006
Werner-Otto-Saal, Konzerthaus Berlin

March 24/25/26 2006
2005Christian Kesten
Sch! Nebelfeld
A revision. | for accordeon, flute, glockenspiel, marimbaphone, piano, vibraphone, violin, violoncello, voices | Ensemble Zwischentöne | UA 5.November 2005 | Ballhaus Naunynstraße | Klangwerkstatt Berlin
2005Jürg Frey
Abgründigkeit/ Anschauung/ Anblick [flanieren]/ Anstoss/ Arbeit/ Auflösung/ Bemerkung/ etc.

Die Maulwerker
Video/Light: Steffi Weismann
Costume design: Norma Mack
Stage direction: Christian Kesten

maulwerker performing music - poems for feet
TESLA im Podewils'schen Palais
October 7th, 2005
2005Dieter Schnebel
Museumsstücke I/ MoMA. Museumsstücke II

for moving voices und instruments in polyphonic spaces

Die Maulwerker
Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin
Direction: Christian Kesten

Akademie der Künste Berlin
For the opening of the new house at Pariser Platz 4
May 21st-23rd & 25th, 2005
2004Salvatore Sciarrino
VANITAS. Natura morta in un atto (1981)
and
INFINITO NERO. Estasi di un atto (1998).
Hannah Sußmann, mezzosoprano (Vanitas);
Ute Wassermann, mezzosoprano (Infinito nero);
Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin;
stage and costume design: Dorothee Scheiffarth;
directed by: Christian Kesten.

Konzerthaus Berlin, Premiere: April 9th 2004.
Further performances: April 10th, 23rd, 24th 2004.
2003Mauricio Kagel Mare Nostrum
Charles Maxwell, countertenor;
Tobias Müller-Kopp, baritone/speaker.
Gerhardt Müller-Goldboom, conductor.
Stage & Costume Design: Dorothee Scheiffarth.
Premiere Konzerthaus Berlin: Sep.13th, 2003.
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, November 28th 2003.
Berlin Dec.9/10/11, 2004, Nov.13th, 2005.
Athens/Greece: Megaron Moussikis/ Athens Concert Hall, Nov.24/25, 2005.
2003Kesten/ Weismann ja es ist plötzlich wärmer geworden
[yes it suddenly got warmer]

music-theatre by Christian Kesten and Steffi Weismann
for 2 female voices, 2 male voices, soprano saxophone, trumpet, tuba, electronics and video.
July 11th-13th, 2003, Staatsbank Französische Straße Berlin
2001John Cage Song Books Complete
Theater Bielefeld (mit Kairies, Quitt, Weismann)
http://www.maulwerker.de
2001Tom Johnson Riemannoper
Konzerthaus Berlin 2001
2001Dieter Schnebel MoMA
Kammerensemble Neue Musik/ Die Maulwerker,
Konzerthaus Berlin 2001.
1999Carola Bauckholt Es wird sich zeigen… (co-direction)
Hebbel-Theater Berlin 1999.
1998Mauricio Kagel Staatstheater. Repertoire. Debüt. Ensemble. Einspielungen. Freifahrt. Saison. Spielplan. Kontra→Danse. feat. Charles Ives Ilmenau
Kammerensemble Neue Musik/ Die Maulwerker, Konzerthaus Berlin 1998; Akademie der Künste Berlin 2001

1997Martin Supper Vom Unsichtbaren zum Sichtbaren und wieder zurück (version 1997)
for actor, alto, violin, flute, double bass and tape.
Kreuzberger Klangwerkstatt 1997.
1997Iris ter Schiphorst Silence moves (choreography/scen.realization)
Kleines Schauspielhaus Dresden 1997; Podewil Berlin 1997
1992Dieter Schnebel Maulwerke
Zimmer-Theater Tübingen 1992.
1991Kesten/ Thun/ Walzer sub-. Musik für einen Keller
[sub-. Music for a cellar]

by Christian Kesten, Barbara Thun and Tilmann Walzer
Festival DISKURS Gießen 1991.
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