Happy new year everybody! I just came back from a beautiful trip that took me to Damascus via Beirut and Athens. Beside the joy of being in one of oldest and most beautiful city of the world, it was a great opportunity to meet and listen to several choirs from different horizons who are still very active despite the war. A very nice surprise was the unexpected opportunity to give a composition workshop in the Highest Institute of Music of Damascus (see picture below). The three days spent with seven young talented music students remains a beautiful memory and I hope to be able to come back soon.
Today at 7 pm: opening of Gilbert & George’s exhibition “Scapegoating Images” at the St.-Matthäus Church in Berlin. I will perform a few of my compositions for solo electric guitar to open the evening .
– picture: Stéphane Hervé –
The premiere of “Thanatos” for electric bass performed by the composer on the 15th of January 2017 during Sunday Mass at the St. Matthew Church (Matthäuskirche) in Berlin.