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PERFORMANCES - chronologic

2018

Koerikoeloem / (ensemble) / Official première and second performance during the Oranjewoud festival / Saturday, June 2, 13-14 hrs. and 17-18 hrs. / Heerenveen (NL).

Koerikoeloem / (ensemble) / Two try-outs as part of the Terug naar het begin festival / Sunday, May 27, 20 hrs. / Appingedam (NL).

Koerikoeloem / (ensemble) / Performance of a multi-disciplinary music-theaterproduction, based on the poem with the same title by Tjitske Jansen with a composition by Miranda Driessen. A co-production with foundation Gaudeamus / Saturday, May 19, 20 hrs. / Preview 2 in Utrecht (NL).

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert by Ensemble Nu:n_Vokal: Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - voice & recitation / Saturday, May 6, 17 hrs. / Oldenburg Universität, Ansgari-Kirche, Oldenburg-Eversten (D).

Jenaer Liederfrühling / (ensemble) / Concert by Ensemble Nu:n_Vokal / Saturday, 5 May , 20 hrs. / Friedenskirche, Jena (D).

Wunderzeichen, Sternenzauber und Unheilsverkündung / (ensemble) / Concert as part of the ZAMUS Kölner Fest für Alte Musik by the Renaissance Violin Band Exquisite Noyse with Cora Schmeiser (recitation and vocals). Music by Josquin, Lassus, Le Jeune and Trabaci / Monday, March 12, 20 hrs. / Sancta-Clara-Keller, Am Römerturm 3, Cologne (D).

crimmp_26, the alchemy of the word / (ensemble) / Contribution to an evening curated by the Rotterdam writer-poet Lodewijk Ouwens about the chemistry between language, music and sound. Instant poetry, spontaneous translations, improvisation and serendipity. Tragic and hilarious. With, amongst others: nigredo 010, Pieter Loef, Lisse Knaapen and Bart Wolvecamp / Saturday, February 24, 20:30 hrs. / OCW, stage for small scale events, Rotterdam.

Wunderzeichen, Sternenzauber und Unheilsverkündung / (ensemble) / Concert by the Renaissance Violin Band ’Exquisite Noyse’ with Cora Schmeiser (recitation and vocals). Music by Josquin, Lassus, Le Jeune and Trabaci / Sunday, February 18, 18 hrs. / Clemens church, Cologne-Mülhheim.

Ein Licht für alle Völker / (ensemble) / An hour for and with Cristians from Iraq Irak where East meets West in collaboration with the Schola St. Agnes, the Choir Sonne der Aramäer, Ars Choralis Coeln, Bassem Hawar (djoze) / Music connects cultures and people / Sunday, January 28, 16 hrs. / Groß Sankt Martin, Cologne.

 

2017

European Christmas music from three centuries / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln and Markus Belmann (organ) conducted by Joachim Diessner (counter tenor) / Sunday, December 10, 19 hrs / Versöhnungskirche, Cologne - Neuehrenfeld.

Dusk to Dawn Choruses / (ensemble) / a musical evening by Song-Ming Ang & Julien Grossmann with Jan Adriaans, Milou Van Ham, Michiel Huijben, Cora Schmeiser and Kathrin Wolkowicz within the scope of Disclosed #1 / Saturday, December 9, from 20 hrs on / Het Wilde Weten, Robert Fruinstraat 35, Rotterdam.

HAPPY STREETS / (solo) / Mini-music festival in gallery PHOEBUS Rotterdam: Cora Schmeiser mixes music by Hildegard von Bingen with words from Simon Benson’s art works. Five sessions of 11 minutes each / Friday, December 8 from 19.30 hrs on / Eendrachtsweg 61 Rotterdam.

Concert in the exhibition 'Cistercian' / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas with music from German Cistercian monasteries / Sunday, 26 November, 18 hrs. / Landesmuseum Bonn.

LAILAH - Stimmen zur Nacht / (ensemble) /Community singing with songs from three religions with Jalda Rebling (Berlin), Miriam Amer (Berlin), Maria Jonas (Cologne) and Ars Choralis Coeln / Sunday, 19 November / Maria Geburt Church, Aschaffenburg (D).

Sound workshop KOLUMBA / (ensemble) / Public presentation Klangwerkstatt with Samara Kadiri, Bassem Hawar and Maria Jonas (cond.), Ars Choralis Coeln and workshop participants / Sunday 5 November, 12 - 16 hrs. / museum Kolumba, Cologne.

Workshop @ the Klangwerkstatt KOLUMBA / (ensemble) / Workshop with Samara Kadiri, Bassem Hawar and Maria Jonas (cond.), Ars Choralis Coeln and workshop participants / Thursday, 2 November - Sunday, 5 November / ZAMUS and museum Kolumba, Cologne.

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert with ensemble Nu:n_Vokal (Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - voice & recitation) / Sunday, 8 October / Vicinity of Kiel (D).

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert with ensemble Nu:n_Vokal / Saturday, 7 October.

Ordo Virtutum / (ensemble) / CD-recording by Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Monday, 25 - Thursday, 28 September / Rochuskirche, Cologne.

Devotio Moderna“ - Die neue Frömmigkeit am Vorabend der Reformation / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas as part of the Via Mediaeval 2017. Music from the songbook of Anna von Köln, the Wienhäuser Liederbuch and the Berliner manuscript 190 / Sunday, 24 September, 17 hrs. / Eußerthal, Pfalz (D).

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble Nu:n_Vokal / Friday, 22 September, 19.30 hrs. / Monastery Wechterswinkel, Bad Neustadt (D).

O Pastor Eterne / (ensemble) / 900 year St. Nikolaus in Dünnwald. Jubilee concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Saturday, 16 september, 19.30 hrs. / St. Nikolaus, Cologne-Dünnwald (D).

Devotio Moderna - Die neue Frömmigkeit am Vorabend der Reformation / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas as part of the Festival Banchetto Musicale. Music from the songbook of Anna von Köln, the Wienhäuser Liederbuch and the Berliner manuscript 190 / Monday 11 September / Vilnius (Lithuania).

Warten auf den Fluss / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas as part of the Ruhrtriennale in collaboration with the artist collective Observatorium / Sunday, 3 September / Emscherinsel, Essen. 

Musical Ready Mades / (ensemble) / In 1917 Marcel Duchamps bought an urinal, signed it with R.Mutt, named it »Fountain« and showed it at an exhibition. In commemoration of his 100 birthday  Les Saxosythes-Werkstatt and the Lunyala Trio present compositions and improvisations for chamber choir and instruments by Isang Yun, Lucia Mense, Dietmar Bonnen and Cora Schmeiser / Sunday, 27 August, 18 hrs. / Bürgerzentrum Alte Feuerwache, Cologne.

ENTWINED / (ensemble) / New chamber music at the Warehouse, Waterloo, performed by Cora Schmeiser (soprano), Richard Craig (flutes), Emma Richards (viola), Alice Purton (cello) and Diego Castro Magaš (guitar) /Monday, 21 August, 19.30 hrs. / The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street, London.

Musik aus dem Paradies / (ensemble) / The Johannes-worship in the Dominican nunnery of Paradiese (Germany), 14th - 15th century with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Friday, June 9 / Essen-Werden (D). 

SCHapo! / (Duo) / SCHapo! is a post-dadaistic evening with a happy surprise-program dedicated to Kurt SCHwitters. SCHapo! is a disordering 60 minute performance, quite in the spirit of the MERZ-master, created by the ‘vocals’ Cora SCHmeiser and NataSCHa Morsink (voice and performance), and ‘consonant’ Arnold SCHalks (design and technique) / Friday 26, Saturday 27, and Sunday 28 May, 20:30 hrs. / OCW, stage for small scale events, Drievriendenstraat 26 Rotterdam.

Festa paschalia: ENCHIRIDIEN / (ensemble) / Vespers for Eastertime from German, late-medieval handbooks from the Erfurter Enchiridion, the songbooks from the Devotio Moderna, the Viennese Psalterium feriatum and songs by the Mönch von Salzburg with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Sunday, April 23, 16 hrs. / St. Pantaleon, Cologne.

PSALM: Magnificat / (ensemble) /Medieval songs for Maria from Italy, Portugal and Germany for fiddle, bells, virginal and voices with Senta Berger & Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Tuesday, April 11, 19 hrs. / Graz, Helmut-List-Halle, Austria.

De vier windstreken / (duo) / Vocal contributions accompanied by pianist Antoinette Lamers / Sunday, April 2, 14 hrs. / Theater Twee Hondjes, Hellevoetsluis (NL).

Ich spür ain tier / (duo) / Medieval troubadour poetry, dadaïstic seahorses and starfishes with Cora Schmeiser (voice) and Lucia Mense (flutes) / Sunday, February 19, 15 hrs. / Podiumkunsten Emmakade, Koningin Emmakade 139, The Hague.

Ich spür ain tier / (duo) / Medieval troubadour poetry, dadaïstic seahorses and starfishes with Cora Schmeiser (voice) and Lucia Mense (flutes) / Saturday, February 18, 17 and 20 hrs. / @ Milou van Ham, Balkenstraat 33, Rotterdam.

 

2016

crimmp_22 / (ensemble) / Concert with the Lunyala trio: Lucia Mense - flutes, Dietmar Bonnen - keys and percussion, Cora Schmeiser - voice / Friday evening 25th, Saturday evening 26th and Sunday evening 27th November, 20:30 hrs. / OCW, stage for small scale events, Rotterdam.

Wunderzeichen / (ensemble) / Concert with the 'Renaissance Violin Band' Exquisite Noyse featuring Cora Schmeiser, a lecture and song. Music by Josquin, Lassus, Le Jeune, Trabaci / Sunday, November 20, 17 hrs / Klangraum-Kunigunde, Mauenheimerstr. 25, Cologne-Nippes.

Klangwerkstatt  / (ensemble) / Sound workshop in the Kolumba Museum with Maria Jonas, Ars Choralis Coeln and participants of the workshop / Sunday, November 6, from 12 hrs. on / Kolumba Museum, Cologne.

Nachtklänge / (ensemble) / Concert with ensemble Nu:n_Vokal (Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - voice & recitation) / Friday, October 7, 20 hrs. / Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche, Berlin.

Romanische Nacht der Otterberger Abteikirchenkonzerte und Via Medival / (ensemble) / Double bill with Capella Romana (USA) and ensemble Nu:n_Vokal (Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - voice & recitation) / Sunday, October 2, 20 hrs. / church, abbey Otterberg (near Kaiserslautern).

(ensemble) / Concert with ensemble Nu:n_Vokal (see above)as part of the Gitarrenfestival-Ruhr 2016 / Thursday, September 29, 20 hrs. / Bleckstraße, am Zoom, Gelsenkirchen. \

Darkness Sublime / (ensemble) / Concert with Exquisite Noyse (Paula Kibildis - violine; Andreas Hempel - viola; Daniel Lind - viola; Zsuzsanna Czentnár - viola; Johannes Loescher - Bassvioline; Vincent Kibildis - harp) and Cora Schmeiser as part of Musik in St. Peter / Sunday, September 25, 17 hrs. / St. Peter, Essen-Kettwig.

Lunyala Trio / (ensemble) / Concert with the Lunyala trio (Lucia Mense - flutes; Cora Schmeiser - voice; Dietmar Bonnen - keyboards). As part of the concert, the exhibition with paintings by Isztván Haás (Budapest) will be opened / Sunday, September 18, 19 hrs. / Markuskirche, Cologne-Porz.

Ordo Virtutum / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln as part of the Voix et Route Romane Festival / Sunday, August 28, 18 hrs. / Église Saints-Pierre-et-Paul, Rosheim (F).

„Senhora del Mundo“ - Misstress of the world / (ensemble) / Concert by Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas with medieval songs of praise for Maria from Spain, France and Italy / Wednesday, July 13, 20:30 hrs. / Roman Institute, auditorium of the University of Münster.

Musik aus dem Paradiese / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas on the occasion of the Roman Summer with music from the Codice of the Dominicans from the Paradiese convent near Soest (13th - 15th century) / Thursday, June 23, 22 hrs. / St. Andreas, Cologne.

Friedrich Nietzsche Superstar / (ensemble) / Bizarro-sci-fi-opera-radioplay of the Rotterdam based underground-cultgroup Coolhaven (Hajo Doorn, Lukas Simonis and Peter Fengler) in collaboration with guest singers Cora Schmeiser (soprano) and Oscar Verhaar (counter tenor) as part of A Different Night at the Opera, a series of cutting-edge performances during the Operadays Rotterdam / Friday, May 27 / Rotterdam Schouwburg.

In lieblicher Bläue / (ensemble) / Concert with the Lunyala trio: Lucia Mense - flutes, Dietmar Bonnen - keys and percussion, Cora Schmeiser - voice / Friday, May 20, 20:30 hrs. / Loft, Cologne.

27th. Drüggelter Kunststückchens / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble Nu:n: Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - vocals & recitation / Sunday, May 15, 18:30 hrs. / Westfalian Möhnensee.

Wave-Gotik-Treffen / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble Nu:n (see above) / Saturday, May 14, 20 hrs. / church ruins, Leipzig / Wachau.

LAILAH - Stimmen zur Nacht, T’hillim und Psalm / (ensemble) / Concert with Jalda Rebling and Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Sunday, April 10, 18 hrs. / Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche, Cologne-Lindenthal (D).
Workshop: 8 - 9 april, location: Jewish Liberal Gemeente, Gescher LaMassoret. 

Zum Abendmahl - Vermehren durch Teilen / (ensemble) / Laude for Maundy Thursday with Julia Stemberger and Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas / Thursday, March 24, 19 hrs. / Helmut List Halle, Graz (A).

Música del Paraíso / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas on the occasion of the Semana de Musica Religioso Cuenca. The John-cult in the Dominican convent of Paradiese (D) in the 14th - 15th century / Tuesday, March 22, 17 hrs. / Cathedral, Cuenca (E).

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble Nu:n : Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - vocals & recitation / Sunday, March 6, 18.30 hrs. / St. Thomaskirche, Bohmte (D).

Klang der Mystik / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble Nu:n : Gert Anklam – saxophones, Falk Zenker – guitar & live electronics and Cora Schmeiser - vocals & recitation / Saturday, March 5, 20 hrs. / St. Aegidien, Braunschweig.

Vox sanguinis / (solo) / Music-theatre production of voxcalist Cora Schmeiser, visual artists Geerten Ten Bosch and Arnold Schalks and sound artist Anne Wellmer as part of the de Link / Tuesday, March 1, 20:30 hrs. / Cenakel, Cenakel 1, Tilburg.

Het Liedeken / Performance of the sound work by Astrid Seme, as part of the project Den rechten Loon together with Thomas Geiger and Mark Pezinger Verlag / Friday, February 12, 19.30 hrs / Art Rotterdam Intersections, booth of gallery Rib, Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam.

Ordo Virtutum / (ensemble) / Concert with Ars Choralis Coeln conducted by Maria Jonas on the occasion of "Aschermittwoch der Künstler" / Wednesday, February 10 / Groß Sankt Martin, Cologne.

Der Himmel auf Erden / (ensemble) / Concert with Ensemble VIER (Meike Herzig, Konstanze Jaeczyk and Stefan Horz) / Thursday, January 7 / Kreuzkirche Bonn.

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Cora Schmeiser, photo © Florian Cramer

photo © Florian Cramer

 

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hildegard von bingen

 

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