Calendar

11/5/2020
World Premieres from Pablo Andoni, Fojan Gharibnejad, Elias Jurgschat, Tobias Eduard Schick, Dongsun Shin, Zachary Seely and Tianwei Zhu
Contemporary Insights Ensemble
Komponieren in Sachsen – the next generation #4
HMT Leipzig – Grassi Str. 8

11/6/2020
World Premieres from Pablo Andoni, Fojan Gharibnejad, Elias Jurgschat, Tobias Eduard Schick, Dongsun Shin, Zachary Seely and Tianwei Zhu
Contemporary Insights Ensemble
Komponieren in Sachsen – the next generation #4
HMT Weimar

11/7/2020
World Premieres from Pablo Andoni, Fojan Gharibnejad, Elias Jurgschat, Tobias Eduard Schick, Dongsun Shin, Zachary Seely and Tianwei Zhu
Contemporary Insights Ensemble
Komponieren in Sachsen – the next generation #4
Kammermusikfestival 4:3 
Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden

11/28/2020
Contemporary Insights Ensemble
Kulturnhalle, Leipzig

21. March, 2020

[Concert Cancellation] Unfortunately, our March 21, 2020 concert is now cancelled. We will reschedule the concert and perform this program in the near future. Please stay tuned! Thank you for your interest and support for this project! We will be back soon!

6:45pm Interview with Corie Rose Soumah, Wieland Hoban, and Prof. Dr. Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf

7:30pm
Contemporary Insights Ensemble
Direction: Zachary Seely

Wieland Hoban – Rules of Engagement – part I – Hora’ot Pticha Be’esh
Arthur Kampela – Quimbanda
Corie Rose Soumah – Moments Intérieurs I: Prois | Crevasse (World Premiere)
Wieland Hoban – Rules of Engagement – part III – Sumud (World Premiere)

HMT Leipzig – Probesaal
Grassi Str. 8
Donations Welcome


Earlier in 2019

12. Dec. 2019
Contemporary Insights – TRIO –

Program:
Natacha Diels – 2.5 nightmares for Jessie (2015) – trio
Yu Kuwabara – 7 Studies about “Image” (2018) trio
Ōmagatoki no Uta (Hearing the Dusk Abyss) (2014/17-18) – vcl
Ann Cleare – 93 million miles away (2016) – trio
Jacques Zafra – an der K. an der K. (2019, World Premiere) pno
Olga Neuwirth – Quasare / Pulsare II (2017) – trio

Tomas Westbrooke – Violin
Kyubin Hwang – Violoncello
Michiko Saiki – Piano

Kulturnhalle
Leipzig

15. Dec 2019
Contemporary Insights – DUO –

Program:
Lu Wang – A Distant World (2004) – fl
Ann Cleare – eyam i (it takes an ocean not to) (2009-13) – cl
Beste Özçelebi – The Other (2017) – fl & cl
Kilian Verburg – Zerbrochnes Krugfragment – VV. 1097-1117 (2013) – cl
Dieter Ammann – Cute (2011) – fl & cl
Traditional Japanese work

Yuri Matsuzaki – Flute
Ji Eun Kim – Clarinet

Museum der bildenden Künste
Leipzig

4. Nov. 2019
Concert for Guitar + Concerto for Chamber Ensemble

1. Program: Concert for Guitar
Yesid Fonseca »À une passanter«
Lorenzo Troiani »Cratere«
Rebecca Saunders »Study«
Rosalba Quindici »Preludio«
Chaya Czernowin »BlackFlowers«
Giulia Lorusso »À fleur de peau«
Thérèse Brenet »Torsades and Volutades«
Maurizio Pisati »Sette Studi n.1,2,3,5«
Jose Sanchez-Verdù »Yad«

Ruben Mattia Santorsa (Guitar)

2. Program: Concerto for Chamber Ensemble

Zachary Seely »Concerto for Chamber Ensemble« (2019, World Premiere)

Ensemble Contemporary Insights
with artistic direction from Zachary M. Seely

die naTo
Leipzig, Germany

June 30, 2019
Contemporary Insights – “Solowerke”

Program:
Corie Rose Soumah – Limpidités I (2018), contrabass
Samir Odeh Tamimi – Barkal (2011), oboe
Brian Ferneyhough – Kurze Schatten II (1983-89), guitar
Carceri d’Invenzione IIb (1984), flute
Adam Skogvard – Hängs, bål (2016), flute
Jue Wang – a vacant baby room: 1. lullaby (2019), piano
Hyewon Son – Kinderspiel (2015, 2019 World Premiere), piano

Yuri Matsuzaki, Flute
Shaghayegh Shahrabi, Oboe
Michiko Saiki, Piano
Mauricio Galeano, Guitar
Dani López Giménez, Contrabass
Zachary M. Seely, Artistic Direction

die naTo
Leipzig, Germany

May 25, 2019
Contemporary Insights Ensemble – Musik und Gegenwart 86
Corie Rose Soumah – Limpidités I (2018, European Premiere)
Fojan Gharibnejad – Labyrinth (2019, World Premiere)
Tobias Fandel – Guilty Pleasure (2018/2019)
Galina Ivanovna Ustvolskaya – Symphony No. 5 – Amen (1989/90)
Edgard Varese – Octandre (1923)
Zachary M. Seely – Radical Self-Care – part ii – [Homage to Angela Davis No.1] (2019, World Premiere)
Zentrum für Gegenwartsmusik
Probesaal – Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig
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April 4, 2019
Contemporary Insights: Michiko Saiki – Red*Blue
Works for piano by Sivan Elder, Arthur Kampela, Amy Beth Kirsten, Zachary M. Seely, Tobias Schick, & Eiko Tsukamoto
Spectrum NYC