Berlin‘s finest in clarinet entertainment since 2000

concerts (past & upcoming)

upcoming:

30.10.2017 | Labor Sonor Spezial | Berlin (Germany) | After two and a half years of withdrawn work The International Nothing will present the world premiere performance of their first time long form composition In Doubt We Trust within this Labor Sonor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

In Doubt We Trust Tour – part I (FR/CH)
14.02.2018 | Instant Chavires | Paris (France)

16.02.2018 | WIM | Bern (Switzerland)

18.02.2018 | Cave12 | Geneve (Switzerland)

 

2017:

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.