New music at Barbur
The fifth meeting in the ‘Wiretapping’ series will host the ‘Musica Nova’ ensemble, that For the last 22 years has been presenting the Israeli audience all that is new and contemporary in the Israeli and worldwide experimental music scene. The renewed ensemble changed and updated its presentations constantly in accordance with to social changes and processes which form the fabric of modern living. The ensemble’s members comprise of the finest performers and specialists in the field and currently include a group of cross platform artists, from musicians to video artists and chorographers; in addition to being top notch musicians they bring with them wide varieties of additional capabilities that include the use of technology and improvisation.
Series editor: Tom Soloveitzik
Assaf Shatil is a versatile Pianist, composer, improviser and singer/songwriter that has performed in Canada, The United States and Israel. He Holds a Masters degree in Contemporary Improvisation from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where he was a student of Ran Blake and Anthony Coleman.
Giori Politi graduated his master from the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag. He played as a soloist with orchestras including the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra. Giori is a member in various groups such as Israel contemporary players, Panic Ensemble and the Walking Man. He has performed in worldwide festivals including the Bartok Festival, Bath and Lowlands Festival.
Dan Weinstein Cellist, lecturer and teacher. A versatile musician, he performs as soloist, chamber musician and contemporary music interpreter in Israel and around the world. He often participates in cross platform project which combines Dance, Theatre and improvised music. Dan Graduated from the Buchman-Mehta music school in Tel Aviv, in the class of Mr Hilel Zori and continued his studies in Paris with Barbara Marcinkowska and Mark Drobinsky.
Ido Govrin is a sound artist who investigates the realms of aesthetics and plastic art through sound beings. His work includes film music, sound for intermedia installations and computer generated pieces. He is co-running the experimental record label, Interval Recordings, as well as being half of Duprass.
Liora Belford is a video artist and a film maker.
In her work, she investigates the aesthetic approach by deconstructing the visual narrative.
She is co-running the experimental record label, Interval Recordings, as well as being half of Duprass.
Amnon Wolman is a composer and sound artist who writes for diversified forces of musicians grounded in an essential interest in experimentation and a belief that music as an art form expresses many dissimilar ideas of beauty.
Danny Felsteiner finished his contrabass studies in Holland, specializing in contemporary music. He is a member of Musica Nova, the Israeli 21st Century Ensemble, and the Revolution Orchestra. Together with Fabienne Van Eck, they run a free music school in East Jerusalem.
Fabienne van Eck studied the cello in The Netherlands. She works with Musicians without Borders to provide music workshops for disadvantaged children in the Middle East and is currently researching cultural exchange in music education. Fabienne played in many ensembles and orchestras in Europe, the USA and the Middle East. Together with Danny Felsteiner, they run a free music school in East Jerusalem.
Karni Postel – Born 1971, learned at the Rubin music academy. Since 1991 composes music for dance, theater and films. Composed for Ohad Naharin, Yasmin Goder, Beit-Lesin Theater and more. In 2009 released the album “Heder” – 10 old songs were re-recorded, acoustically performed, in a rehearsal room style.