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concerts (past & upcoming)

2020:

21.03.2020 | Imago Dei Festival | Krems (Austria)

05.03.2020 | Elevate Festival | Graz (Austria) | first concert in darkness of The Nothin’

Three Nights of Nothing
celebrating 20 years of The International Nothing – kindly supported by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V.

01.04.2020 | ausland | Berlin (Germany) | The International Nothing plays The Dark Side Of Success (2014) | Christine Abdelnour & Magda Mayas | Martin Brandlmayr plays Vive les fantômes (2018)

28.02.2020 | LaborGras | Berlin (Germany) | The International Nothing plays In Doubt We Trust (2018) | Helmut Lachenmann Salut für Caudwell – Musik für 2 Gitarristen (1977), performed by Barbara Romen und Gunter Schneider

11.01.2020 | km28 | Berlin (Germany) | The International Nothing plays Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything (2006-2009) | Morton Feldman: Palais de Mari (1986) for piano, performed by Antonis Anissegos | Seamus Cater plays Traces of Alexander J. Ellis(2020) for voice and extended Pythagorean concertina

2019:

05.12.2019 | Koncertkirken | Copenhagen (Denmark) – kindly supported by Goethe Institut

Japan and Taiwan Tour/1st Taiwan appearance of The International Nothing – kindly supported by Goethe Institut

15.11.2019 | Hsing Tien Kong Library | Taipei (Taiwan)

15.11.2019 | Taishin Bank Building | Taipei (Taiwan)

14.11.2019 | Taiwan Improvised Music Festival | Taipei (Taiwan)

12.11.2019 | T-Bone Studio | Osaka (Japan)

11.11.2019 | Guggenheim House | Kobe (Japan)

10.11.2019 | Ftarri Festival | Tokyo (Japan) 

28.09.2019 | Lourdeskapelle Salgenreute | Krumbach (Austria)

21./22.09.2019 | musiklos | Beijing (China) | artist talk, collaborations with Yan Jun, Li Qing, Li Weisi, Zhu Wenbo, Liu Lu, Zhao Cong, Ake, Yan Yulong, screening of dieb13’s documentary “In Trout We Dust” about The Nothin’ and The International Nothing plays “In Doubt We Trust” – kindly supported by Goethe Institut

27.07.2019 | Konfrontationen | Nickelsdorf (Austria) | T.I.N. plays “In Doubt We Trust” & screening of In Trout We Dust (2019, 34 min, by Dieter Kovacic)

21.03.2019 | PiedNu Festival | Le Havre (France)

19.03.2019 | km28 | Berlin (Germany) | sneak preview screening of dieb13’s documentary film In Trout We Dust (2019, 34 min) about The Nothin’ and The International Nothing plays “In Doubt We Trust”

17.01.2019 | Interpenetration | Graz (Austria)

15.01.2019 | echoraum | Vienna (Austria) | sneak preview screening of dieb13’s documentary “In Trout We Dust” about The Nothin’ and The International Nothing plays “In Doubt We Trust”

2018:

1st Brazilian Tour/1st South American appearance of The International Nothing – kindly supported by Goethe Institut

06.12.2018 | Novas Frequencias Festival | Rio de Janeiro (Bazil)

01.12.2018 | Rumor – Ciclo de Arte Sonora e Música Experimental | Recife (Bazil)

30.11.2018 | Festival Música Estranah | Sao Paulo (Bazil)

24.10.2018 | ausland | Berlin (Germany) | record release concert In Doubt We Trust plus special guest duo Sabine Ercklentz/Tisha Mukarji and also DJ Ekkehard Ehlers

12.09.2018 | LaborGras | Berlin (Germany) | The International Nothing (and something) plays The Power Of Negative Thinking + Streifenjunko (NOR) | supported by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V.

In Doubt We Trust Tour – part I (FR/CH)

18.02.2018 | Cave12 | Geneve (Switzerland)

17.02.2018 | Mullbau | Luzern (Switzerland)

16.02.2018 | WIM | Bern (Switzerland)

15.02.2018 | frag/ment | Metz (France)

14.02.2018 | Instant Chavires | Paris (France)

13.02.2018 | Flatterschafft | Basel (Switzerland)

2017:

30.10.2017 | Labor Sonor Spezial | Berlin (Germany) | After two and a half years of withdrawn work The International Nothing will present the world premiere performance of their first time long form composition In Doubt We Trust within this Labor Sonor Spezial. | Supported by Musikfonds

23.04.2017 | Studio 8 | Berlin (Germany) | mini-set as part of the 2-days fundraiser gala concert

22.04.2017 | Les Yper Yper Gallery | Thessaloniki (Greece)

21.04.2017 | Borderline Festival | Athens (Greece) | Greece premiere

09.03.2017 | Audiograft Festival | Oxford (England)

2016:

20.11.2016 | Bimhuis | Amsterdam (Netherlands) | long night of The Necks and their invited guests (incl. a set of T.I.N., The Dogmatics (Chris Abrahams & Kai Fagaschinski) and The Necks plus clarinets)

26.08.2016 | Palace Ruin installation | Amsterdam (Netherlands)

20.02.2016 | 16 Jahre klingt.org Fest @ Brut Theater | Vienna (Austria)

25.01.2016 | La Malterie | Lille (France)

24.01.2016 | Cave12 | Geneve (Switzerland)

14.01.2016 | Klub Katarakt Festival | Hamburg (Germany)

2015:

Japan Tour
[The Japan tour of The International Nothing is kindly supported by the Berlin Senate Cultural Affairs Department]

22.11.2015 | Ftarri Festival | Tokyo (Japan) | The International Nothing plays The Dark Side Of Success

[21.11.2015 | Ftarri Festival | Tokyo (Japan) | no T.I.N., but Junji Hirose/K. Fagaschinski/Daysuke Takaoka + ju sei (Junichiro Tanaka & sei) feat. Utah Kawasaki, M. Thieke & Masahiko Okura]

[20.11.2015 | Kissa Sakaiki | Tokyo (Japan) | two duos: Morishige Yasumune/Michael Thieke and Tetuzi Akiyama/Kai Fagaschinski]

19.11.2015 | Airegin | Yokohama (Japan) | also Morishige Yasumune/Matija Schellander duo | The International Nothing plays The Dark Side Of Success

18.11.2015 | Candy | Chiba (Japan) | also Morishige Yasumune solo | The International Nothing plays Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything

17.11.2015 | Space eauuu | Kobe (Japan) | also Kouta Yunaka/Rabito Arimoto/Yoshinori Motoki trio

16.11.2015 | Common Cafe | Osaka (Japan) | The International Nothing plays The Dark Side Of Success | also Kouta Yunaka/Takumi Seino duo

15.11.2015 | Studio T-Bone | Osaka (Japan) | The International Nothing plays Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything | also Kouta Yunaka/Rabito Arimoto duo

14.11.2015 | Retroft Chitose | Kagoshima (Japan)| also Mitsuaki Matsumoto solo

13.11.2015 | New Combo Jazz Inn | Fukuoka (Japan)

12.11.2015 | Ftarri Shop | Tokyo (Japan) | The International Nothing plays Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything

11.11.2015 | Dotolim | Seoul (South Korea) | T.I.N.’s Asia premiere, also Hankil Ryu, Sangtae Jin & Joonyong Choi
[kindly supported by Goethe-Institut Korea and Berlin Senate Cultural Affairs Department]

08.11.2015 | Music Unlimited Festival | Wels (Austria) | special edition curated by Christof Kurzmann

06.11.2015 | zoom in Festival | Bern (Switzerland)

22.10.2015 | LEM Festival | Barcelona (Spain)

11.10.2015 | Musikprotokoll Festival | Graz (Austria) | sharing the stage with cellist Hildur Gudnadottir

20.09.2015 | Transart Festival | Bolzano (Italy) | actually in the village called Kastelruth in Hubert Kostner’s beautiful house atelier

19. & 20.09.2015 | Klangspuren Festival | Schwaz (Austria) | 2 different sets as a part of 2-days “Pilgerwanderung”

13.06.2015 | Expozice nové hudby Festival | Brno (Czech Republic)

16.05.2015 | Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville | Victoriaville (Canada)

13.05.2015 | o tannenbaum | Berlin (Germany)

19.04.2015 | Tulkinnanvaraista | Helsinki (Finland)

22.02.2015 | Salford Sonic Fusion Festival | Manchester (England)

2014:

THREE NIGHTS OF COMPLETELY NOTHING
For the first time The International Nothing plays its complete duo works in an album-by-album concert series over three nights in three different clubs in Berlin
29.06.2014 | ausland | The International Nothing plays The Dark Side Of Success (complete works 2010 – 2013) – record release concert
21.05.2014 | N.K. | The International Nothing plays Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything (complete works 2006 – 2009)
04.05.2014 | Labor Sonor Spezial | The International Nothing plays mainstream (complete duo works 2002 – 2005)
[Three Nights Of Completely Nothing is kindly supported by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V.]

15.02.2014 | Laznia | Gdansk (Poland)

2013:

18.11.2013 | Labor Sonor | Berlin (Germany) | As a part of Labor Sonor’s Sound Of The Second Hand Clapping series The International Nothing plays its original music and The Still (Rico Repotente – electric guitar, Derek Shirley – doublebass, Steve Heather – drums) covers The International Nothing

2012:

13.12.2012 | Maison 44 | Basel (Switzerland)

12.12.2012 | Mullbau | Luzern (Switzerland)

11.12.2012 | W.I.M. | Zürich (Switzerland)

04.11.2012 | Klangwerkstatt 2012 | Berlin (Germany)

22.08.2012 | Météo Festival | Mulhouse (France)

21.07.2012 | Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik | Darmstadt (Germany) | workshop for clarinet players & concert

01.07.2012 | Neue Musik in St Ruprecht | Vienna (Austria)

20.05.2012 | ausland | Berlin (Germany) | “A Couples Of Couples” – double evening with Barbara Romen & Gunter Schneider performing Helmut Lachenmann’s “Salut für Caudwell” (1977) – supported by Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V.

2011:

14.12.2011 | ausland | Berlin (Germany) | The International Nothing (and something) – special extended version featuring Christian Weber (doublebass) & Eric Schaefer (drums) – premiering new compositions for quartet – supported by Deutscher Musikrat

09.12.2011 | Lokal-Int | Biel (Switzerland)

08.12.2011 | Dampfzentrale | Bern (Switzerland)

07.12.2011 | Walcheturm | Zürich (Switzerland)

10.09.2011 | KomponistInnenforum Mittersill | Mittersill (Austria)

24.05.2011 | FRIM | Stockholm (Sweden)

23.05.2011 | DNK | Amsterdam (Netherlands)

03.04.2011 | Certain Sundays @ Sowieso | Berlin (Germany) | special series offering a mix of concerts & talk “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Nothing”, also Olivia Block

2010:

06.10.2010 | ausland | Berlin (Germany) | special concert celebrating the 10th anniversary, the record release of Less Action, Less Excitement, Less Everything and the premiere of new pieces (supported by INM Berlin e.V.)

22.09.2010 | Sammlung Essl | Klosterneuburg (Austria)

21.09.2010 | Hadivadlo | Brno (Czech Republic) | also Ivan Palacky/Peter Graham Duo

20.09.2010 | Skolska 28 | Prague (Czech Republic)

13.06.2010 | Cave12 | Geneve (Switzerland) | also 300 basses (Jonas Kocher/Luca Venitucci/Alfredo Costa Monteiro)

12.06.2010 | Musiques Innovatrices Festival | Saint Etienne (France) | also Keiji Haino and Faust

11.06.2010 | Instant Chavires | Paris (France) | also Jean-Luc Guionnet/Seijiro Murayama duo

10.06.2010 | Il Cantiere | Rome (Italy) | also 300 basses (Jonas Kocher/Luca Venitucci/Alfredo Costa Monteiro)

06.06.2010 | Serralves em Festa | Porto (Portugal) | 2 days-multi band-project incl. Martin Brandlmayr, B. Fleischmann, Steve Heather, Christof Kurzmann, Margareth Kammerer, Derek Shirley, and Burkhard Stangl

05.06.2010 | Serralves em Festa | Porto (Portugal) | 2 days-multi band-project incl. Martin Brandlmayr, B. Fleischmann, Steve Heather, Christof Kurzmann, Margareth Kammerer, Derek Shirley, and Burkhard Stangl

2009:

27.03.2009 | Expozice Nove Hudby Festival | Brno (Czech Republic) | also phonophono (Magda Mayas/Sabine Vogel/Michael Renkel)

21.03.2009 | Maerzmusik Festival | Berlin (Germany)

06.03.2009 | Experimental Intermedia | New York (USA) | as a part of Phill Niblock’s Festival With No Fancy Name – March Series

05.03.2009 | Pyramid Atlantic | Washington DC (USA)

04.03.2009 | Bowerbird | Philadelphia (USA)

03.03.2009 | The Windup Space | Baltimore (USA)

27.02.2009 | sfSound Microfestival | San Francisco (USA) | together with the sfSound ensemble

24.02.2009 | 21 Grand | Oakland (USA) | also Fred Frith and his students

23.02.2009 | Gallery Homeland | Portland (USA) | also Michel Doneda/Le Quan Ninh duo and Jonathan Sielaff

20.02.2009 | Seattle Improvised Music Festival | Seattle (USA) | also Michel Doneda/Le Quan Ninh duo and Rachel Thompson/Jonathan Zorn duo

18.02.2009 | Your Hitparade | Vancouver (Canada) | 3 days festival incl. Jeffrey Allport, Greg Kelley, Christine Sehnaoui, Crys Cole, Jaime Fennelly and many more

2008:

22.11.2008 | Galerie Maerz | Linz (Austria) | also Ignaz Schick/Dawid Szczesny duo

21.11.2008 | Shut Up And Listen! Festival | Vienna (Austria) | also i8u, Tim Blechmann, Erin Gee and Martin Supper

19.07.2008 | Konfrontationen Festival | Nickelsdorf (Austria) | also Yannis Kyriakides, Roscoe Mitchell/Georg Graewe/Paal Nilssen-Love, Frank Gratkowski Quintett, Skylla, etc.

14.05.2008 | Ny Musikk | Trondheim (Norway) | also Werner Dafeldecker/Clayton Thomas duo and Hubweber/Edwards/Lovens trio

2007:

22.10.2007 | DNK | Amsterdam (Netherlands) | also Mattin

19.10.2007 | Donaueschinger Musiktage | Donaueschingen (Germany) | also Serge Baghdassarians/Boris Baltschun/Burkhard Beins and Robin Hayward/Annette Krebs

17.10.2007 | Cave12 | Geneve (Switzerland) | also Nate Wooley/Leonel Kaplan duo

16.10.2007 | W.I.M. | Zurich (Switzerland) | also Jason Kahn solo

15.10.2007 | KuLe | Berlin (Germany) | also Serge Baghdassarians/Boris Baltschun/Burkhard Beins and Robin Hayward/Annette Krebs

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2001/2002 (the early improvised concerts):

28.02.2002 | Raumschiff Zitrone | Berlin (Germany) | also Activity Center (Beins/Renkel)

17.12.2001 | KuLe | Berlin (Germany) | also Klaus Filip, Jerome Noetinger, Christof Kurzmann, Axel Dörner, etc.