Rewire is back! We’re very excited to announce the return of Rewire x Korzo, our collaborative concert series with Korzo theatre. The new season kicks off on Friday 2nd October, quickly followed by a second night on Friday 30th October. Both events feature performances originally set to be presented at Rewire 2020, along with some new additions. A third edition of Rewire x Korzo is scheduled to take place on Friday 4th December, with the line-up to be announced at a later date. Tickets are on sale now via korzo.nl.
The first event, on Friday 2nd October, will feature a performance by The Hague-based vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Stephanie Pan, who will be joined by Ensemble Klang as they present ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’. Finnish sound artist and vocalist Cucina Povera, who was also set to join us at Rewire 2020, brings her esoteric mix of dreamy hymnal vocals and electronics to complete the line-up.
The second event, on Friday 30th October will host a solo performance by Stockholm-based minimalist composer Kali Malone, marking her debut in The Hague, as well as a special collaborative performance, bringing together two generations of Dutch musicians with Greetje Bijma & Oceanic. The lineup is completed by Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert, who present their audiovisual project ‘As Above, So Below’, which was originally planned to debut at Rewire 2020.
These concerts will all have a very limited capacity in line with current health guidelines, and social distancing measures will be in place.Rewire x Korzo is presented in collaboration with Carhartt WIP.
Friday 2 October (20:00 doors)
Korzo, The Hague (street address: Prinsestraat 42)
Stephanie Pan & Ensemble Klang present ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’, Cucina Povera
Stephanie Pan & Ensemble Klang present ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’
Sitting between theatre performance, experimental art and musical improvisation is the work of The Hague-based vocalist, composer and multi-instrumentalist Stephanie Pan. As a classically trained singer, her voice is visceral and intense, with a vast range that she often explores to the limits. Breaking boundaries in pursuit of a pure form of communication is another central theme to Pan’s multidisciplinary work. At Rewire x Korzo she will present her project, ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’, with the support of The Hague’s Ensemble Klang, a group of versatile and virtuosic players who perform without a conductor on brass, guitar, percussion and keys. This live show brings together Klang’s lush sound with Pan’s unique voice and lo-fi electronics from a range of hardware. ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’ is an ode to abstraction, to ambiguity, to words unsaid.
As Cucina Povera, the Finnish-born sound artist Maria Rossi utilises everyday encounters and field recordings to create poignant “found soundscapes”, her dreamy, hymnal vocals finding a perfect mix with the synth experiments in her productions. She released her 3rd album ‘Tyyni’ earlier this year via Glasgow-based label Night School following a joint-release for The Hague-based label BAKK through their Plafond series with Dutch artist Haron. Trained at the Conservatoire Nationale de Luxembourg, she moved to Scotland in 2009, becoming aligned with Glasgow’s burgeoning underground music scene via promoting events and hosting radio shows before learning production at the renowned nonprofit community space Green Door.
Friday 30 October (20:00 doors)Paard, The Hague (street address: Prinsegracht 42)Kali Malone, Greetje Bijma & Oceanic, Mark IJzerman & Sébastien Robert present ‘As Above, So Below’Order tickets here: https://korzo.nl/en/calendar/rewire-x-korzo-18/
Kali MaloneHeadquartered in Stockholm, Kali Malone is an American composer and musician. Via analog and digital synthesis – and within compositional frameworks that utilize unique tunings and psycho-acoustic phenomena – Malone’s dark minimalism maintains a certain gravity, even as the ground shifts. Her 2019 album ‘The Sacrificial Code’ was met with widespread critical praise, and we were lucky enough to welcome her to perform at our collaborative event with RE:VIVE last year ‘Resonance’. A recent string of albums explore the interplay within electroacoustic instrumentation: woodwinds with buchla 200 synthesiser, strings quartets with sine waves, and – most notably – the pipe organ close mic’d and spatialized.
They come together for a live performance of their new collaborative album ‘Swallow A Party LP’. This unlikely but inspired collaboration connects two generations of Dutch musicians. Through a chance encounter with yeyeh records founder Pieter Jansen, the award-winning Friesian free-jazz vocalist Greetje Bijma wound up in the studio with rising star in the Dutch electronic underground Oceanic, known for his ambient and leftfield techno releases on labels such as BAKK and Nous’klaer Audio.
Mark IJzerman & S‘As Above, So Below’
‘As Above, So Below’ explores the changing landscape of La Araucanía region in south-central Chile through live visuals and sound. This audiovisual performance probes into the dualism of man’s relationship with nature via sonic research made by Sebastien Robert, French sound artist, researcher and master student of The Hague’s ArtScience Interfaculty, and investigative visuals created from satellite imagery as well as microscopic and drone footage by Dutch media artist Mark IJzerman. During a residency in Chile they researched the logging industry that has been eroding the biodiversity of the region, causing disruption to the ecosystem.
€15 / €10 (students, CJP and < 27)
Tickets only online, available via korzo.nl